Legal Accounts Manager

University Health Systems   San Antonio, TX   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on June 6, 2024
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POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages the daily activities for quality and production to accomplish the goals of the Legal Accounts Department University Health System.  Performs duties within the department which require a sound knowledge of accounting principles and theory. Ensures accurate adjustments, charges and payments are posted to respective accounts in a timely manner by monitoring and coordination of cash postings, assuring accuracy in application to patient account/visit, research, and monitoring of patient accounts to substantiate refund or necessity of referral to staff attorney and/or collections. Also responsible for review of legal documents regarding bankruptcy to ascertain accuracy and necessity to post patient accounts accordingly and provide notice to other departments and/or vendors regarding orders of bankruptcy court. Manages staff functions and promotes the professional growth of staff. Also prepares all requested statistical reports reflecting activity and productivity of Legal Accounts Department, routinely analyzes legal account processes to ensure efficiency and cost-effectiveness, and provides recommendations for improvement.  Maintains communication with other departments, attorneys, third party payors, agencies, and patients to foster good public relations and working relationships

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration preferred or equivalent work experience related to business office is required.  A minimum of five years experience and general knowledge of billing/reimbursement and management of accounts preferred.  Familiarity with computers, good writing and oral skills, and excellent organizational skills.  Some supervisory experience is