As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!
The core responsibilities of a Cash Research Associate are to identify the correct location for the payments and determine how the money will be appropriately moved. This position is also responsible to locate payments identified as deposited by a patient or insurance company but not yet applied to the correct invoice. Posting the data involves using correct payment codes, FSC, and ANSI denial code to populate fields on the correct screen in the practice management system. Associate may be required to complete additional paperwork in order to reconcile batch. Associate may also be required to utilize multiple websites or communicate with multiple insurance companies via telephone in order to complete required task. All job functions must be completed with a minimum of errors. Associate must be able to work independently.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Others may be assigned.
Manage holding/suspense accounts to maintain timely follow-up response
Research payments identified as missing
Enter alphabetic, numeric or symbolic data
Contact Manager to resolve questions, inconsistencies, or missing data
Learn computer applications as they relate to denial management systems; proficiency in at least 2 of the multiple practice management systems (Epic, IDX, ADS), and insurance carrier websites
Assist cash applications department to locate missing EOBâ��s, patients, and various projects as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge of Epic or IDX preferred
Attention to detail-ability to maintain speed while upholding accuracy
Knowledge of CPT, ICD-9, or medical terminology preferred
Good communication skills
Excellent problem solving skills
Intermediate knowledge of Excel
Ability to meet deadlines and work as a part of a team
Must be organized
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience preferred to perform the job.
High School diploma or equivalency required, some college preferred.
1-2 years experience in Insurance/healthcare and/or previous data entry responsibilities
Include minimum certification required to perform the job.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to work in sitting position, use computer and answer telephone
Includes ability to walk through hospital-based departments across broad campus settings, including Emergency Department environments
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Office Work Environment
Hospital Work Environment
Job: Conifer Health Solutions
Primary Location: Frisco, Texas
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105021625
About Tenet Healthcare
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.