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This is a fixed duration full-time position Monday - Friday for 2 months.
UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's.
Our PATIENT FINANCIAL SERVICES department has outstanding opportunity for a fixed duration full-time PATIENT FINANCIAL SERVICES SPECIALIST 2.
Prepare Accounts Receivable (A/R)transactions, access computer databases to obtain eligibility information, update patient demographic and financial information, communicate with Medical Centers' staff, patients and/or Commercial as required to obtain or verify billing information or payment. Answer questions, resolve concerns and document specific actions taken on individual accounts in the Epic Hospital Billing system.
This position is responsible for considering the status of the entire patient account and for exercising judgment to determine appropriate course of action for resolution of the patient account in its entirety.
High School graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in an appropriately related patient accounting function OR equivalent education/experience.
Knowledge of UB, CMS 1500, ADA and other utilized billing forms Data Elements and payor requirements.
Knowledge of Epic Hospital Billing Accounts Receivable (A/R) Transaction Codes and basic accounting principles.
Knowledge of Epic Hospital Billing system, internal filing systems, medical centers registration systems and third party databases.
Knowledge of PFS and medical centers compliance and ethics policies and procedures.
Knowledge of office machines and equipment.
Epic, commercial payor, follow-up and denial experience.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.