With a 609-licensed-bed hospital and 1,100 physicians, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's clinical services represent one of the largest healthcare delivery networks in the area.

Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis — caring for the whole person — Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment.

We offer some of the most sophisticated treatments and technologies available, as well as the expertise of nationally respected physicians. Our doctors have been named in the Washingtonian "Top Doctors" for 2014 and our hospital has been ranked as a "high performing" hospital for geriatrics; nephrology; orthopaedics; and urology by US News and World Report 2014-15

Some of our centers of excellence include cancer, neurosciences, gastroenterology, transplant and vascular diseases.

We offer you:

  • Competitive compensation and generous benefits
  • Superb educational opportunities plus tuition assistance
  • Robust wellness program
  • Free shuttle from Metro stations

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Associates live by Our Common Purpose: We Create Caring Moments in the Spirit of Cura Personalis – Care for the Whole Person. Our Quality Standards of Safety, Compassion, Professionalism and Coordinated Care set the priorities for consistent decision making applicable to everyone in every situation.

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Job #31289
Patient Account Analyst I
MedStar Physicians' Billing Services
Full Time, Days
Washington, DC
Perform accounts receivable follow-up/collection procedures to obtain timely reimbursement from third-party carriers and other payment sources on insurance invoice balance in Tier I. Tier I is a portion of the more than one billion dollars of annual accounts receivable that have lower balances and low to medium processing complexity. Perform collection activity for assigned divisions, third-party carriers and individual providers. Maintain contacts with third-party carriers and communicate billing/reimbursement changes to management in a timely manner. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Health's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Associate's degree preferred.

Required Experience:
  • Minimum two years of related experience preferred.
  • Experience and proficiency using an automated billing system; GE IDX and ETM experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of ICD-9/10 and CPT-4 coding as it relates to third-party carrier reimbursement.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local legal and regulatory provisions that relate to collection activities.
  • Knowledge of third-party carrier operating procedures and practices, particularly as they relate to levels and methods of reimbursement.
  • Skill in defining problems, collecting data and interpreting billing information.
  • Ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness and to prepare records in accordance with detailed instructions.
  • Proficiency in use of computer and calculator.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all candidates for employment and employees.
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