The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L. A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the Trojan Family, which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
The USC Care Medical Group is seeking an Account Representative to join its team.
The Account Representative performs coding, billing and accounts receivable duties, including data entry of charges, payments and adjustments; follows up on accounts receivables and performs medical practice analysis.
Collects and audits patient charge slips and reports. Obtains missing information, such as charge slips, patient demographics and insurance information.
Assigns CPT-4 and ICD-9CM codes to medical services and diagnoses. Enters charge data into billing system. Mails insurance claims and patient statements. Prepares attachments, such as Explanation of Benefits copies, for secondary billing.
Processes all forms of payments, including cash, checks and credit cards. Enters payment data into billing system and adjusts financial class to process balance of invoice. Processes refunds for patients and/or third party payors.
Follows up on accounts receivables with patients and third party payors, re-bills claims, initiates account correspondence or phone calls to patients and/or third party payors. Responds to incoming correspondence or phone calls. Arranges patient payment plans.
Maintains files on all documentation such as charge slips, Explanations of Benefits, and client or patient information. Prepares and distributes reports.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Minimum Field of Expertise
Medical services billing, exp. with Medicare, Medi-Cal & private insurance. Working knowledge of CPT-4 & ICD-9CM coding, computerized billing systems such as IDX, laws governing collections efforts.
*Requisition ID:* 1004218
*Position ID:* P01447617
*Academic Title:* Account Representative
*Department:* USC CARE MEDICAL GROUP
*Location:* Health Sciences Campus, Alhambra
*Employment Type:* Full-Time
*Employment Terms:* Existing
*Minimum Education:* High school or equivalent
*Minimum Experience:* 2 years
*Quicklink for Posting:* http://jobs. usc. edu/postings/51266