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Company: UChicago Medicine
Location: Burr Ridge, IL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Be a part of a world-class academic healthcare system at UChicago Medicine as a Receivables Clerk for our Revenue Cycle division at our campus in Burr Ridge, IL.

 

This position is responsible for the accurate and timely resolution of patient accounts.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work assigned accounts through the collections system, analyzing them for appropriate action; access and utilize external computer systems including the UCPG/UCHP terminal, the PTS system and the Medicare FSS terminal for inquiry and resolution of accounts, when appropriate.
  • Follow all third-party payer guidelines and procedures for collection. Keep current on all policy changes.
  • Identify and request all appropriate adjustments to accounts assigned, following payer/department payment guidelines.
  • Initiate process for any further billing required on accounts after the primary portion is resolved.
  • Recommend aged or rejected accounts for write off to collection agency; process refunds to third party payers, as required.
  • Log and maintain file consisting of all payment vouchers, if appropriate; contact patient/responsible party, when required, to obtain information for claim payment.
  • Remain current on and follow all departmental policies regarding the collection and processing of accounts receivable.
  • Update the collections and BHIS systems with current/correct information, as appropriate.
  • Share information with other departments, when appropriate, to increase the effectiveness of the entire collection process.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • A completed high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Two or more years of collections and/or billing office experience
  • Ability to work in a multiple computer environment
  • Ability to type 25 words per minute accurately and the ability to operate a 10key calculator
  • Good mathematical skills
  • Above average organizational skills & attention to detail with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to process a large volume of work in a timely manner
  • Exceptional telephone communication skills

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Relevant work experience in a hospital setting

 

Position Details:

  • Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Shift: Days – 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • Unit/Department: Revenue Cycle
  • CBA Code: 743 Clerical

 

Must comply with UCMC's COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.


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