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Patient Accounts Rep

  • Oceanport, NJ
  • System Business Office
  • Patient Accounts
  • Day
  • Posted: August 8, 2022
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Job Summary:

The Patient Accounts Representative position supports the reduction of Accounts Receivables. The Representative may also perform a variety of duties including assisting patients directly with their bill or other financial aspects of their care, correspondence response, billing and re-billing, certain denial issues, prompt handling of A/R credits and trend monitoring.

Essential Functions:

  • Take actions that will support maximization of collection of balances due or account resolution from all sources. Meets Quality and Productivity expectations.
  • Facilitate account resolution. Accurately identify, follow-up on, or correct billing errors, lower than expected reimbursement, or denials for correction for submission or resubmission to patients and/or insurance carriers. Accurately perform actions on accounts that will result in the least amount of time and effort to bring an account to resolution based on job specific priority matrix.
  • Timely identify, research, and resolution any issues that may cause delays in payment or account resolution. Identify and recommend opportunities to improve collections and follow-up activities
  • Work collaboratively across teams, with peers, and revenue cycle departments.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required within one (1) year of hire.
  • Candidates who do not possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent will be provided the opportunity to enroll in a GED/HSEA program at time of hire as a condition of employment. A hired candidate will be provided one (1) year from date of hire to successfully complete a GED program and obtain their HSEA.
  • RWJBarnabas Health is committed to our communities and the members we serve. RWJBH understands that in order to create strong, healthy, and sustainable communities, we have to re-engineer and transform current systems. Providing educational support and resources contributes to our overall social impact mission and community investment efforts.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in healthcare insurance billing or account follow-up
  • Strong knowledge of Patient Accounting systems
  • Must be able to work in a team environment that requires quick turnaround and quality output

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Additional Information

We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans
  • 401 (k)
  • Vacation/Personal/Holiday/Sick Time Off
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

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