Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center TempForce (TempForce) was created to connect temporary talent to all areas of VUMC. TempForce places diverse and skilled personnel to departments across the Medical Center.
VUMC TempForce has opportunities for Account Reimbursement Specialists. In this role you will be responsible for coordinating the billing process between VUMC and the payer, bill timely and collects monies from state and federal agencies, managed care and commercial insurance companies, third party organizations and patients. Yo will work with denials and third party payers to maximize reimbursement. Monitors and audits accounts, and process payments and adjustments to accounts as necessary.
Key Functions and Expected Performances:
Must meet productivity standards specific to the work unit guidelines.
Accesses and takes corrective action, if necessary, of incoming financial data.
Gives feedback to requesting party in a timely manner
Works accounts referred for follow-up in an accurate and timely manner
Provides accurate account maintenance and documentation sufficient for audit controls. Maintains appropriate batching of financial transactions for imaging and audit purposes.
Account documentations are timely and contain complete information
Coordinates the Vanderbilt billing process
Accurately, efficiently and timely processing of claims, payments, refunds, denials, unpaid patient and insurance balances
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period.
Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties.
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As the largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.
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