Patient Access Data Integrity Specialist I- PAU
Company: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Posted on: November 26, 2022
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Requisition ID:R00023525Job Category:Health SystemOrganization:Rev
Cycle - Patient Access PAULocation/s:Main Campus JacksonJob
Title:Patient Access Data Integrity Specialist I- PAUJob Summary:To
perform timely and accurate patient throughput functions such as
financial screening including utilizing systems and other means to
verify eligibility, benefits, and medical necessity, obtaining
prior authorization, calculating and collecting co-pays and other
out-of-pocket- amounts due from patients, register and schedule
patients, checking patients in and out, and generally ensuring data
requirements for patient demographics, insurance coverage and
financial clearance are met with a high degree of reliability and
the Master Patient Index is properly maintained at all times.
Ensures financial success for University of Mississippi Medical
Center through diligent approach to work, attention to detail, and
highly reliable data collection and recording.Education &
ExperienceHigh school diploma or GED required. One (1) or more
years of Admissions, Patient Registration, Scheduling, Insurance
Verification, Pre-Registration, Collections, Prior Authorizations,
Payor Authorizations, Call Center, customer service, or data entry,
or healthcare experience, with a proven track record of
accomplishing high quality work in a professional manner.
Experience in healthcare, hospital, medical clinic or health
insurance environment preferred.Certifications, Licenses or
Registration Required: N/AKnowledge, Skills & AbilitiesBasic
knowledge of patient throughput workflows and regulations.
Proficient in revenue cycle healthcare systems. Ability to maintain
confidentiality. Intellectual capacity to understand and analyze
complex payer guidelines and proper patient access regulations.
Demonstrated analytical skills to discover root cause of errors and
properly correct. Good verbal and written communication skills.
Maintains professional standards. Effective organizational skills.
Basic computer skills, including but not limited to proficiency in
Microsoft Word and Excel, and basic data entry. Knowledge, Skills
and Abilities --- Basic knowledge of medical terminology--- Basic
knowledge of revenue cycle functions--- Ability to pay attention to
detail--- Ability to maintain a professional appearance and
attitude--- Ability to read, write, type, and follow oral and
written directions--- Ability to work independently to effectively
and efficiently perform assigned duties--- Good interpersonal
communication and organizational skills, and proven ability to work
effectively with othersResponsibilities
- Duties may include but are not limited to core revenue cycle
patient throughput functions such as data entry, registration,
scheduling, prior authorization, benefits screening, real time
eligibility verification, collections from patients for
out-of-pocket amounts, and medical necessity checks. Maintains
strict confidentiality and adheres to all HIPAA guidelines and
- Maintains strict confidentiality and adheres to all HIPAA
guidelines and regulations.
- Focuses daily on complying with policies, processes and
department guidelines for assigned revenue cycle duties.
- Responsible for assigning accurate medical record numbers,
completing medical necessity/compliance checks, providing proper
patient instructions, collecting and properly entering insurance
information, collecting payments from patients, and maintaining the
integrity of the patient demographics in the system.
- Has a basic understanding of payer guidelines, legal and
compliance requirements related to patient access; is knowledgeable
and proficient with payer websites and other useful resources
pertaining to revenue cycle functions.
- Works assigned reports, work-lists, and patient accounts.
- Collaborates with management and co-workers in an open and
- Contributes to a positive working environment
- Performs any other assigned duties since the duties listed are
general in nature and are examples of the duties and
responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as
exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or
change duties at any time.Environmental and Physical
DemandsRequires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable
physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat
and cold, occasional handling or working with potentially dangerous
equipment, occasional working hours beyond regularly scheduled
hours, occasional travelling to offsite locations, no activities
subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical
nature, occasional work produced is subject to precise measures of
quantity and quality, occasional bending, occasional
lifting/carrying up to 10 pounds, occasional lifting/carrying up to
25 pounds, occasional lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds, occasional
lifting/carrying up to 75 pounds, occasional lifting/carrying up
to100 pounds, no lifting/carrying 100 pounds or more, no climbing,
no crawling, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional driving,
occasional kneeling,occasional pushing/pulling, frequent reaching,
frequent sitting,frequent standing,occasional twisting, and
frequent walking. (Occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%,
constant-51% or more)Time Type:Full timeFLSA Designation/Job
Exempt:NoPay Class:HourlyFTE %:100Work Shift:DayBenefits
Eligibility:Benefits EligibleJob Posting Date:08/26/2022Job Closing
Date (open until filled if no date specified):
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