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Customer Service

Company: Valleywise Health
Location: Tempe
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Under the general direction of the Manager Cash Applications & Customer Service and the Supervisor Cash Posting , the Sr Customer Service Representative handles patient/guarantor questions/inquiries, in an accurate and timely manner. Questions/inquiries include patient calls or walk-in visitors, and correspondence regarding the hospital or outpatient bills for services given at one of the Valleywise Health facilities/departments. Responses to inquiries includes helping the patient understand their bill, assisting with financial assistance applications, receiving and processing patient payments and setting up payment plans when necessary.



+ Requires a high school diploma or GED. P r efer an Associate's or Bachelor's degree.


+ Must have at least two (2) years or progressively responsible ho s pital billing/collection/customer service or hospital registration experience that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Specialized Training:

+ None


+ Certified Revenue Cycle Technician through the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

+ Proficient in all areas and work flows related to Registration, Financial Counseling, and Business Off i ce including Billing, Collection and Payment Posting.

+ Must be able to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, with patients/guarantors, outsource agencies, insurance plans, payers, att o rneys, and/or various departments within the Health System.

+ Must demonstrate the knowledge needed to provide correct answers to patient questions in relations to Medicare, AHCCCS, Commercial, Managed Care, Work Comp and self-pay bills.

+ Should be able to resolve billing complaints and handle the action needed to correct/adjust the patient accounts as needed.

+ Must understand the Valleywise Health financial assistance discount policy (aka Sliding Fee Program) and apply discounts appropriately as needed.

+ Must have working knowledge of fair debt practices and guidelines as it relates to healthcare providers.

+ Must be proficient in basic computer skills, Outlook, Word, Excel, automated eligibility systems, and manage working in multiple software applications as well as insurance payer websites.

+ Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

Keywords: Valleywise Health, Tempe , Customer Service, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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