Patient Accounts Representative Salary in Sacramento, California

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Average Salary for Patient Accounts Representative in Sacramento, California

The average salary of a(n) Patient Accounts Representative in Sacramento, California is $41,590.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Patient Accounts Representative in Sacramento, California is $20.00.

The average bonus of a(n) Patient Accounts Representative in Sacramento, California is $682.00.

Job Description:

Analyzes, prepares, and follows up on insurance claims to include private insurance, Medicare, or Medicaid. Performs a variety of specialized clerical tasks involved in obtaining patient financial precertification and authorizations for health care services and procedures. Typically requires up to two years of experience in billing or accounting. Organizes inpatient and outpatient claims for electronic or hard-copy mail and forwards to appropriate third party payers. Reviews claims to make sure that payer-specific billing requirements are met, follows up on billing, determines and applies appropriate adjustments, answers inquiries, and updates accounts as necessary. Provides financial counseling to patients and their families regarding charges for health care services. Determines fees for services provided and implements appropriate collection and refund actions. Assists financially responsible persons in arranging payment schedules. Determines necessity of third party sponsorship and processes patients accordingly. Examines insurance policies and other third party sponsor materials for sources of payment. Maintains records of patient's accounts and corrects, updates, and consolidates records to include the application of proper discounts to patients. Less

Analyzes, prepares, and follows up on insurance claims to include private insurance, Medicare, or Medicaid. Performs a variety of specialized clerical tasks involved in obtaining patient financial precertification and authorizations for health care services and procedures. Typically requires up to... More

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