Harris Health: Patient Account Rep in Houston, TX

Harris Health

Opportunity Title: Patient Account Rep
Location: Houston, TX

Closed Date: 04/20/2017
Job ID: 138086


Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Job Description

Performs job functions related to bad debt collections, billing, follow up, payment posting, refunds and credit balances. Works on billing claims, collection agency invoices and charges, payments, insurance follow up, Medicare and Medicaid processes, liens, attorney requests, refunds and credit balance reports. Ensures payments and other Revenue Cycle operations meet contract, governmental, and reimbursement guidelines. Assists management with daily operations in billing and collections of patient accounts, payment posting, bad debt agencies, and following up on payors.

Minimum Requirements

Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: High school diploma or GED. Post high school education preferred, particularly in accounting and information systems.

Work Experience (Years and Area): Two (2) years experience in healthcare business, financials or patient accounts.

Management Experience (Years and Area): N/A

Equipment Operated: Basic PC, Typing, and 10-key by touch

All applicants must meet NextOp’s minimum program requirements:

  • Post 9/11 Veteran
  • Honorable Discharge
  • Able to pass a Background Check and Drug Screening
  • Have a Valid Drivers License and Driving Record
  • E-7 and Below



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