Patient Account Specialist Senior - General Surgery
Location: Texarkana, Texas
Admin / Clerical
Internal Number: 16927700
The Patient Account Specialist Senior is responsible for the accurate and timely billing and collecting of physician services.
High school diploma or equivalent; college course work a plus.
Ability to operate telephone, computer, copier, fax machine and 10-key calculator by touch.
Effective oral and written communication skills
Detail oriented. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Minimum three years of physician billing experience.
Candidate must possess the following:
Extensive knowledge of CPT, HCPCS and ICD-9 coding principles in a multi-specialty physician practice. Thorough understanding of government and commercial payer guidelines as well as reimbursement methodologies.
Ability to successfully perform all aspects of the physician billing cycle including initial claim submission, payer rejection resolution, denial follow-up, secondary appeal and refund processing.
Advanced understanding of medical terminology.
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CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.