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PATIENT ACCOUNTS REP

Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System Streamwood Full-Time
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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System (SBHS) is a 178-bed acute care facility located in Streamwood,IL and has been providing mental health treatment to the Chicagoland community and the state of Illinois since 1991. We are dedicated to offering services to meet the ever-changing emotional and behavioral healthcare needs of children, adolescents, and their families.   SBHS has a Patient Account Representative position available.  The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:

Maintains required billing records, reports and files.

Prioritizes follow-up on accounts as appropriate. Reviews EOBs for proper payment.

Effectively calculates deductibles, co-payments, transportation fees, and ancillary fees and clearly communicates these fees to patients and/or guarantors. Updates these calculations in a timely manner and communicates updates with patients and/or guarantors, any time a change in status occurs (i.e., change in level of care, denial due to medical necessity, other denials, etc.).

Performs all other duties as required or assigned.

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Job Requirements

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Education:  High school diploma or GED. Certification or Associates degree preferred. Experience:

A minimum of two (2) years of experience in billing/collections or related field, or any combination of education, training, or experience in a health care business office environment. Experience with insurance billing, computer and business software programs preferred. Must have knowledge of insurance billing (BCBS, Medicare, Medicaid, etc.)

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

 

Skills required

Customer Service
Scheduling Appointments
Enter Patient Demographic
Verify Patient Information
Provide Directional Information
Process Patient Payment
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Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System (SBHS) has been providing mental health treatment to the Chicagoland community and the state of Illinois since 1991. We are dedicated to offering services to meet the ever-changing emotional and behavioral healthcare needs of children, adolescents, and their families.

We have the unique designation of being the first free-standing child and adolescent behavioral healthcare facility in the state of Illinois. Our sole focus on child and adolescent mental healthcare allows us to provide a full continuum of care, including:
 

  • Inpatient Stabilization
  • Day Treatment
  • Outpatient Assessment and Treatment
  • Residential Care
  • Therapeutic Day School
  • Behavioral Management Specialty Assessment

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