Patient Account Specialist

$17 - $20 hourly
Job Category: Healthcare
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: In Office
Location: Houston, Texas
Job ID: 132857
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LaSalle Network is partnering with a top healthcare provider to hire an experienced Patient Account Specialist. If you have a strong background in medical collections, excellent communication skills and a passion for healthcare, we want to hear from you. This role is onsite in Houston, Texas.  


Patient Account Specialist Responsibilities: 



  • Conduct comprehensive reviews of patient accounts to identify and resolve billing discrepancies 

  • Manage the medical collection process, including contacting patients for outstanding payments and negotiating payment arrangements 

  • Work collaboratively with insurance companies to resolve claim denials, appeals and other reimbursement issues 

  • Ensure accurate and timely submission of claims and follow-up on outstanding claims to optimize reimbursement 

  • Collaborate with other departments, including coding and billing teams, to resolve complex billing issues and improve overall revenue cycle efficiency 

  • Stay current on healthcare regulations, coding changes and insurance policies to ensure compliance and accurate billing practices 


Patient Account Specialist Requirements: 



  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in medical collections within a healthcare setting 

  • Strong knowledge of healthcare billing, coding and reimbursement processes 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with patients, insurance representatives and internal teams 

  • Detail-oriented and highly organized, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously 

  • Proficient in using electronic health record (EHR) and billing systems 

  • Knowledge of relevant healthcare regulations and compliance standards 


If this role interests you, 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.