To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
The Patient Account Analyst is responsible for retrospective audits of third party payer payments to determine if correct contract reimbursement methodology was used. Patient Account Analysts are also responsible for determining if additional reimbursement is due and uses an optimal combination of rebilling, collections and required payment follow up activities to resolve outstanding balances of disputed contract accounts. Identifies, organizes and presents issues created by Managed Care contracts, complex billing regulations and other specific payment requirements and works directly with the Patient Account Specialist, the Senior Patient Account Specialist, Manager, Patient Account Analysis and the Third Party Payers as necessary to determine possible solutions. Serves as primary feedback mechanism to determine if contract specifications are being adhered to retrospectively. Provides QA feedback accounts reviewed as required by department goals.
Bachelors degree with major course work in Business Administration, Finance and/or Accounting or equivalent work experience in an Accounts Receivable environment.
A minimum of three (3) years of billing, claims management or contract compliance experience in a hospital/healthcare computerized accounts receivable environment. Experience must include use of PCs.
Strong professional communication, organizational and time management skills. Must be proficient with software packages including spreadsheets, word processing and data base management. Extensive knowledge of third party insurance carriers and their billing and reimbursement requirements. Demonstrated ability to interpret third party contracts from an operational perspective. Excellent analytical and mathematical skills with a high degree of accuracy required. Ability to perform detailed analysis quickly and accurately.