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Kootenai Health is seeking a patient-centered, quality driven, and highly motivated individual to join our team as the newest Patient Account Representative!

As a Patient Account Representative on our team you will be responsible for billing, electronic claims submission, follow up and collections of patient accounts, initiation of retro insurance authorization requests when necessary, research and analysis, accounting transactions, account refunds and system maintenance functions in order to ensure optimal and accurate reimbursement is collected for services provided. Additionally, you will be responsible for bringing accounts to resolution utilizing a variety of computer systems and reports, patient and payer contact, financial counseling, accounting, customer service and collection skills.

Requirements & Minimum Qualifications
1.       High school diploma or GED required.
Basic bookkeeping principles, statistical reporting, general business procedures, knowledge of registration, collection, and billing rules and regulations are required.
Two years' experience in a similar position in a healthcare field preferred.
Medical terminology, ICD9, CPT4, HCPCS, and coding conventions preferred.
Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial billing requirements including UB92, 1500, claims and correspondence, Medicaid Claim Inquiry Form (CIF) and Appeals preferred.
Working knowledge of hospital information systems such as Meditech, SMS MS4, or HBOC.
Knowledge of Electronic Billing Software preferred.
Knowledge of how to read and interpret insurance billing and coverage bulletins, HIPAA, EMTALA, ABN, MSP and other payer regulations, remittance advices and explanation of benefits.
Recent experience utilizing a hospital patient accounting system, electronic claims management, and an understanding of billing regulations preferred.
Knowledge of managed care including contract interpretation and validation of appropriate reimbursements.
Kootenai Health Highlights
Kootenai Health has a solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and has a rich history that spans nearly 60 years of innovation, achievements, and benchmarks in healthcare. Providing a comprehensive range of medical services, our main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and includes a 292-bed community-owned hospital. Kootenai Health is accredited by DNV and holds Magnet Designation for nursing excellence. We have been recognized among large employers as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine, and are regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to our community.  We offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, wellness program and on-going educational classes to all of our employees. If you want to love where you work and live, check out Kootenai Health.  As your next employer, we are excited to offer you:
100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees.  Part-time employees pay only $30 a month for medical, dental and vision coverage!
A robust tuition reimbursement program!
A 457 retirement plan!
On-site daycare!
Competitive salaries with a 12% differential for nights and an 8% differential for weekends!
A robust and incentive-driven wellness program!
·         Full spectrum employee reward, recognition, and retention programs, including outstanding employee development, training and educational opportunities!
·         And many more!
Kootenai Health considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected status.
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Posted July 27, 2017

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