Date Posted
02/14/2014
Location
LifeCare Corporate Office  Plano  TX
Department
Business Office
Position Title
Self Pay Collector (Inpatient Hospital)
Description
General Summary: This position is responsible for monitoring the self pay ATB, including ensuring payments and payment plans are set up per the bad debt policy.

Essential Functions:
1. Consult with the Self Pay Coordinator in Reimbursement to monitor the self pay ATB. Manage call efforts and notate accounts in Healthland for calls made. Comply with the bad debt policy for patient telephone collections criteria. Accept payments and set up payment plans per policy.
2. Accept patient inbound calls and provide resolution.
3. Create refund documentation packets.
4. Research and resolve issues presented in each phone call, documenting each account with action taken.
5. Screen all self pay patients for state or federal government program eligibility.
6. Report problems and errors to management in an effective and efficient manner.
7. Retrieve scanned documents as needed.
8. Provide clerical support to department as needed.
9. Regular attendance and timelines is required.
This description is a general statement of required essential functions performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
Requirements
Experience: One to three years as a self pay collector in a health care environment preferred.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.
Licensure/Certification: None
Additional Information
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