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Patient Account Analyst I

Georgetown University Hospital

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Patient Account Analyst I at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Patient Account Analyst I

MedStar Physicians' Billing Services

Regular Full-Time




Position Summary: Perform accounts receivable follow-up/collection procedures to obtain timely reimbursement from third party carriers and other payment sources on insurance invoice balance in Tier I. Tier I is a portion of the more than one billion dollars of annual accounts receivable that have lower balances and low to medium processing complexity. Perform collection activity for assigned divisions, third party carriers and individual providers. Maintain contacts with third party carriers and communicate billing/reimbursement changes to management in timely manner. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Health's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.


Required Education and Training: High school diploma or GED required; Associate's Degree preferred.


Required Experience: Minimum two years of related experience preferred.  Experience and proficiency using an automated billing system, GE IDX and ETM experience preferred. Knowledge of ICD9/10 and CPT4 coding as it relates to third party carrier reimbursement.  Knowledge of federal, state and local legal and regulatory provisions that relate to collection activities.  Knowledge of third party carrier operating procedures and practices -- particularly as they relate to levels and methods of reimbursement.  Skill in defining problems, collecting data, interpreting billing information.  Ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness, to prepare records in accordance with detailed instructions.  Proficiency in use of computer and calculator. 


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