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Payment Posting Specialist - Patient Receivables

Job ID:64071
Schedule:full time
Shift:Day shift
Department:Patient Receivables Office
Hours:M-F; 8:00a-4:30p
Location: Allentown PA

Our people make Lehigh Valley Health Network a great place to work. Join us in applying for our Payment Posting Specialist position in the Patient Receivables Office department.

Be part of inspiring passion. At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), the deep connection we have with our patients and with each other is undeniable. In fact, we rely upon each other's strengths and passion to deliver exceptional patient satisfaction and high quality service each and every day.

Lehigh Valley Hospital has ranked among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" for 22 consecutive years. LVHN is also a Magnet™ Hospital, recognized four times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for attracting and retaining the best professional nurses. These recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology.

Job Description: Overall responsibility for accurately and timely posting of all insurance and self-pay payments received from all sources for Lehigh Valley Health Network and Lehigh Valley Physician Group. Appropriately post all contractual adjustments, retractions, and PLBs and identify process and system posting issues in an effort to maximize reimbursement.

Minimum Requirements: A high school diploma or equivalent education is required. Must have three (3) years of patient accounting healthcare experience and/or accounts receivable experience utilizing automated patient accounting systems. Must possess mathematical competency to understand debits, credits, and adjustments. Must be knowledgeable with insurance contracts; and possess strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills. Work requires effective communication skills, oral and written; and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must have the ability to meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications: An Associate's degree in healthcare management or related healthcare field is preferred. Five (5) years revenue cycle experience with physician and hospital payment posting experience is preferred. Insurance payer/plan knowledge as it relates to reimbursement is desired.

Licensure and Certifications: N/A

Influenza vaccination is required for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues.

Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.

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