Registration Access Specialist
Interviews patients to obtain accurate and complete patient demographic and insurance information in order to complete the admission and registration of all patients at various locations throughout UHS and to ensure the Patient Billing Department can bill timely and correctly for the services rendered at UHS. Communicates with privately paying patients about service charges and assists patients with payment arrangements. Collects copays, coinsurance and other monies that may be owed by patients. Collects appropriate forms for admission as required by Medicare, Medicaid, insurance companies and/or other agencies.
High school graduation or equivalent is required. Post high school coursework is preferred. Six (6) months experience in a hospital/physician setting, obtaining insurance benefits and pre-certification is preferred. Prior collection experience is preferred. Billing experience and contract knowledge is preferred. One year of experience in a similar occupation and basic medical terminology and ICD 9 coding experience is preferred.
Owned by the people of Bexar County, University Health System is a nationally recognized academic medical center. In partnership with UT Medicine San Antonio, the practice plan of The University of Texas Health Science Center, it is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research.
Just recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked University Hospital as the Best Metro Hospital and Best for nephrology and urology.
Also, University Hospital is the only pediatric trauma center for San Antonio and South Texas. The trauma team at University Hospital is recognized for its expertise in treating serious injuries and burns in children by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The ACS verified University Hospital as a pediatric trauma center in October 2012, after a lengthy application process and site visit.