Payment Operations Representative

 
Position: Payment Operations Representative

Job ID: 143014

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PAYMENT OPERATIONS

Talent Area: Clerical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

 

We are searching for a Payment Operations Representative – someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you will post and reconcile all payments, contractual allowances, discounts, adjustments, and/or other documentation to the appropriate patient account. You’ll also rocess customer/patient requests in timely and efficient manner, nsure actual payment received corresponds with expected reimbursement, and verify and correct plan balance information in the EPIC system.

 

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Responsibilities :

 

  • Separates incoming payments received through lockbox, US Mail, internal mail, cashier, credit cards, Charity, or via payroll deduction memorandum, by batch and prepares for posting
  • Performs accurate posting of payments within the day of receipt as shown in batch posting reports. Downloads daily bank batches onto appropriate forms for posting distribution
  • Performs posting of payments and/or adjustments ensuring accurate patient account number, payment code, amount, and batch number, with no more than five (5) errors per quarter as reviewed by management
  • Processes credit card payments through the electronic data capture system and posts to appropriate account and invoice
  • Contacts patient, guarantor, and/or insurance company to verify information as necessary to ensure accurate posting as reviewed by management
  • Maintains a working knowledge of the denial system, including knowledge of when to post a denial versus a payment and adjustment
  • Accurately completed a Daily Cash Summary prior to close of business each day. This summary should reconcile to the payments posted in EPIC daily
  • Accurately completes a Cash Allowance Reconciliation Report within two days with an error rate of no more than two (2) errors per quarter as reviewed by management
  • Actively participates in the special assignments, program, or initiatives relating to departmental performance, observed and documented by Area Supervisor/Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 



Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Three (3) years of clerical experience is required, preferably in a hospital setting
  • Knowledge of basic math and a basic knowledge of healthcare
  • Ability to interact with a variety of people and display professional courtesy
  • Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail

 

 



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