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Patient Accounts Representative

Company: Peak Vista Community Health
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a nonprofit health care organization whose mission is to provide exceptional health care to people facing access barriers through clinical programs and education. We provide integrated health care services to include medical, dental and behavioral health throughout 28 outpatient health centers within El Paso, Teller, Lincoln, Adams, Elbert and Kit Carson counties. We deliver care with our strong "Hospitality" culture. Our organization has over 900 employees and serves more than 94,000 patients annually in the Pikes Peak and East Central regions of Colorado. Peak Vista is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC).
Compensation (Pay): $16.00 to $21.01 based on experience.
Summary of Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD
  • 403(b) Retirement with Company Match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Perks Rewards
  • Employee Assistance Program

    Summary: The Patient Accounts Representative - Eligibility support billing functions.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for understanding the billing details and requirements for all third-party payors and miscellaneous programs.
    • Enters and/or approves data into the computer system according to appropriate guidelines to ensure that PVCHC accounts receivable is correct.
    • Third party billing via electronic, Web portal or hardcopy formats.
    • Posting payments and adjustments with appropriate codes.
    • Coordination of member benefits.
    • Adjusting member accounts based on updated information.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

      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.
      Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required.
      Work Experience: Medical terminology desired, understands medical and financial confidentiality, minimum 1 year of customer service experience required. ICD-10 and CPT-4 coding desired.
      Computer Skills:
      Data entry skills required, expedient and accurate use of 10 key and basic computer skills required.
      Work Environment:
      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.
      The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
      Physical Demands:
      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.
      The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.

      • Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes but is not limited to, a Criminal Background check. Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a drug and alcohol-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

        PVCHC participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's I-9 to data from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration Records. To learn more, visit:
        In order to protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, Peak Vista Community Health Centers (PVCHC) now requires all employees to provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 or apply for and be granted a medical and/or religious exemption. For more information on PVCHC's response to COVID-19, please visit our website at .

Keywords: Peak Vista Community Health, Colorado Springs , Patient Accounts Representative, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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