Essentia Health Patient Financial Services Representative (Remote) in Duluth, Minnesota
Responsible for managing and resolving high volumes of accounts for services provided by Essentia Health. Acts as the primary contact or liaison for patients to discuss outstanding statements and resolve inquiries in a timely manner. Provides efficient and accurate support for insurance, coding, registration, financial assistance and other billing related issues to resolve outstanding patient accounts. Provides financial assistance via face-to-face communication and over the telephone using automated phone technology. Performs routine account analysis to evaluate, develop and implement action plans with patients to resolve financial responsibilities. Position requires follow-up with delinquent accounts and payment plans, collection of patient accounts, and may include telephone contact or follow-up on collections with letters. Position may handle incoming patient mail with the potential to respond to inquiries via written communication. Experience with handling cash payments, self-pay collections and exceptional customer service skills are required. In addition, knowledge of utilizing office equipment such as computers, software applications, printer, FAX, copier, and billing programs is required. Work Experience: 2 years of experience in Call Center, Collections, Billing and/or Health Care.
No educational requirement.
No certification/licensure required.
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