PATIENT ACCOUNT ASSOCIATE - AUTHORIZATION DENIAL TEAM (Durham, NC, US, 27710)
PRMO:, established in 2001, Patient Revenue Management Organization (PRMO) is a fully integrated, centralized revenue cycle organization supporting all of Duke Health, including Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, the Private Diagnostic Clinic, and Duke PrimaryCare. The PRMO focuses on streamlining the revenue cycle through enhanced management of scheduling, registration, coding, HIM operations, billing, collections, cash management, and customer service. The Mission of the PRMO is delivering quality service by enhancing the patient experience, providing financial security, and preserving Duke’s reputation and mission of advancing health together. Our Vision is to be recognized as a world class innovative revenue cycle organization that values our people, patients and performance.
Duke University Health System - Patient Revenue Management Office (PRMO) seeks to hire a Patient Account Associate who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.
General Description of the Job Class:
Record and generate variety of information pertaining to the patient revenue process. Accurate, high-performance level position requires certain degree of knowledge of complex rules and corresponding ability to apply these rules in the work environment to achieve desired outcomes.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level:
Fiscal Responsibility: Record or generate revenue by gathering and processing information that impacts the patient revenue process. Fiscal responsibility measured on high production levels, quality of work output, in compliance with established DUHS policy standards. May also be defined in terms of value of work portfolio assigned and/or revenue expectations.
Customer Service: Initiate and develop relationships with customers in order to gather and process information or resolve issues in order to receive accurate reimbursement and optimize internal and external customer satisfaction.
Clerical Duties: Operate general office equipment. Generates letters, works on spreadsheets; enters and sorts data.
Scope of Authority: Work independently and has the ability to make decisions relative to individual work activities. Accountable for individual work activities. Work assignments defined by immediate supervisor or manager. Job does not require supervision of other employees in the unit.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent communication skills, oral and written. Ability to analyze data, perform multiple tasks and work independently. Must be able to develop and maintain professional, service-oriented working relationships with patients, physicians, co-workers and supervisors. Must be able to understand and comply with policies and procedures.
Work requires knowledge of basic grammar and mathematical principles normally required through a high school education, with some post secondary education preferred. Additional training or working knowledge of related business
Two years experience working in hospital access, physician office or billing and collections or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
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