This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit.
Positions in this group ensure the efficient, timely and accurate administration of all patient accounting activities.
Responsible for the review of delinquent accounts and follow up which requires a thorough understanding of all insurances, the hospital coding system and adherence to detailed policies and procedures; performs the credit and collection function dealing directly with collection agencies; ensures proper write-off and reporting of terminated accounts and the development of related reports. Reconciles financial reports, works closely with the Senior Specialist to ensure all activities are complimentary. Supervises the coordinating and training of all employees in the credit and collection function; assists the Senior Specialist in the training and update of medical and administrative staff on new and specialized control agency policies, procedures and requirement changes; coordinates and participates in the department in-service training program; provides instruction to medical staff regarding regulatory policies for patient accounting. Works under general supervision planning own work, and may provide supervision to subordinate staff.
Five years hospital billing experience, or Associate's Degree plus two years related experience.
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