Staff Accountant Centerre Healthcare
The Staff Accountant is responsible for the revenue cycle (gross charges, patient insurance, working with central billing office on collections, and account adjustments), supervision of accounts payable, special operating and financial reports, and month end closing duties.
Enters and reviews ancillary charges including laboratory, radiology, equipment rental, pharmacy, and nursing/medical supplies daily.
Works with Admissions Coordinator to review insurance coverage for new admissions.
Maintains charge master for new charges.
Reviews medical record, UDS record submission, and RGN billing statement for consistency and accuracy.
Follows up with insurance plans on patient eligibility issues.
Works with patients on self pay and payment plans as necessary.
Works with patients and families in gathering information to apply for Medical assistance and other financial benefit programs.
Supervises accounts payable entry process and verifies expense postings for accuracy.
Performs routine vendor inquiry function using RGN Accounts Payable software.
Prepares reports to monitor CMI and FIM scoring for trending changes.
Completes various journal entries and assists in month-end closing process.
Assists with monitoring accuracy of charge capture procedures for ancillary services as needed.
Verifies accuracy of patient demographic information and necessary preauthorization numbers.
Assists Controller with expense analysis, charge analysis, and cost report preparation as needed.
Prepares Accounts Receivable and General Ledger adjustments related to contractual adjustments and bad debt.
Responsible for maintaining confidentiality of all patient information while performing billing and accounts receivable functions.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related field.
Must be able to deal professionally with patients, physicians, visitors, and the general public.
Possesses a high degree of analytical ability and good professional judgment.
Job TypeHealth Care
Manages OthersNot Specified
IndustryHealthcare - Health Services
Required TravelNot Specified
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