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TITLE: Health Quest Billing and Collections Associate
DEPARTMENT: Patient Financial Services
REPORTS TO: Health Quest Manager of Billing & Collections
SUMMARY: This position is responsible for a variety of duties including, billing, collection, follow up, appeals process and credits to support the Health Quest System Business Office in delivering the highest level of service. The team performs, and all job-related duties as assigned.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND STANDARDS:
Assumes responsibility for the timely, accurate and compliant BILLING activities for the Health Quest hospitals, including but not limited to:
Responsible for the FOLLOW-UP AND COLLECTION activities of the Health Quest hospitals, including but not limited to:
Education: Requires a High School Diploma or GED
Experience: A minimum of one year in patient accounting preferred
Knowledge: Medical Terminology, Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT-4 codes, excellent verbal and written communication skills attention to detail, general math skills documentation skills and knowledge of procedures and revenue cycle flow in a healthcare organization.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL FACTORS:
Physical: Occasionally requires light physical effort as in periods of standing at files or work tables, repeated changes of position within the work routine or prolonged sitting.
ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Some minor physical inconveniences or discomfort routinely present in the work situation