University of Utah Job Description
This position is responsible for following patient accounts through the entire billing process from eligibility to completion of payment process. Providing medical billing and collection processes by verifying eligibility and benefits, obtaining pre-authorizations, entering medical codes, requesting payments and resolving account issues.
This position is not responsible for providing care to patients
Three years medical billing experience or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. Thorough knowledge of entire billing process, demonstrated computer skills, human relations and effective communication skills are also required.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above. Demonstrated knowledge to calculate expected reimbursement based on contract term. Demonstrated human relations and effective communications skills. Demonstrated knowledge of entire billing process. Demonstrated computer skills. Working knowledge of insurance denials and appeals.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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