01 Sep
Patient Access Representative I / II / Senior - Bellaire Pediatric Orthopedics
Texas, Texasmedicalcenterhouston 00000 Texasmedicalcenterhouston USA

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Patient Access Representative I / II / Senior - Bellaire Pediatric OrthopedicsLocation: Texas Medical Center-Houston, TexasCategory: Allied HealthMcGovern Medical School at UTHealthRequisition #: 220002HNLOCATION: 5420 West Loop SouthWhat we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.Once you join us you wont want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such asFree financial and legal counseling

Free mental health counseling services

Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

Resources for child and elder care

Plus many more!

Position Summary:Responsible for ensuring medical necessity compliance, verifying eligibility, and posting payments.Position Key Accountabilities:Obtains demographic, insurance and financial information from patient or guarantor. Enters information in computer system with a high degree of accuracy.

May schedule patient appointments and enter required information in the computer system in an accurate and timely manner.

Explains all required forms to the patient or guarantor and obtains the necessary signatures.

Ensures medical necessity compliance by obtaining necessary data, reviewing Compliance System, communicating information to patient or guarantor and obtaining necessary signatures.

Protects the financial integrity of the facility by collecting patient liability, establishing payment arrangements, discussing payment options and screening for eligibility. Completes complex financial counseling including the review and submission of charity applications. Identifies alternative resources for financial reimbursement.

Verifies insurance eligibility and benefits and ensures all notifications and authorizations are completed within the required timeframes.

Posts payments in the computer system and generates the appropriate patient receipts.

Communicates in an effective and professional manner with Physicians, Care Management, ancillary departments, nursing units, physicians office staff, insurance companies, as well as patients and their families (all Patient Access customers). Completes thorough and accurate documentation.

Adheres to all university policies, procedures, and standards, within budgetary specifications, including time management, supply management, productivity, and accuracy of practice.

Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency, supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:Ability to multi-task.Proficient typing/keyboarding skills.Minimum Education:High School Diploma or equivalentMinimum Experience:One (1) year of experience in a hospital or medical business office setting.Physical Requirements:Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.Security Sensitive:This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215If you are looking for a great healthcare career in Houston, visithttp://go.uth.edu/careers!University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.UTHealth BenefitsUTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.https://www.uth.edu/benefits/benefits-summary.htmEqual Employment Opportunity StatementUTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.UTHealth has adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.In addition, all UTHealth employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’s rules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

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