Patient Account Representative

$17 - $20 hourly
Job Category: Healthcare
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: In Office
Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana
Job ID: 131242
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LaSalle Network has partnered up with a not-for-profit health system made up of more than 550 hospitals, clinics, and urgent cares nationwide. This healthcare system is looking to grow their team in Lake Charles, LA. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career and be a part of this amazing team, apply today for the Patient Account Representative. 

Patient Account Representative Responsibilities: 

  • Collect balances due from payors to ensure proper reimbursement for all services 
  • Identifies and forwards proper account denial information to the designated departmental liaison 
  • Dedicates efforts to ensure a proper denial resolution and timely turnaround 
  • Maintain an active knowledge of all collection requirements by payors 
  • Works collector queue daily utilizing appropriate collection system and reports 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of standard bill forms and filing requirements 
  • Identify and resolve underpayments with the appropriate follow up activities within payor timely guidelines 
  • Identify and resolve credit balances with the appropriate follow up activities within payor timely guidelines 
  • Identify and communicate trends impacting account resolution 

 Patient Account Representative Requirements: 
  • 2 years’ experience with medical billing, collections, payment and reimbursement verification and/or refunds
  • Working knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT codes 
  • Understanding of HIPAA guidelines/regulations 

If you are interested in this exciting Patient Account Representative opportunity and feel you meet these qualifications, please apply today! 

Thank you, 

Emily Jurgel 
Project Manager
LaSalle Network 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries.

LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets. LaSalle Network offers temporary Field Employees benefit plans including medical, dental and vision coverage. Family Medical Leave, Worker's compensation, Paid Leave and Sick Leave are also provided. View a full list of our benefits here: View a full list of our benefits here.