Payment Variance Specialist (Latrobe)


: $92,280.00 - $171,150.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Post Secondary

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Monitors and corrects account balances (debits and credits) in the Patient Accounting and Contract Management systems. Resolve open balances by identifying if the source of the problem is 3rd party payer, internal contract setup, or a combination of both and eliminating future variances. Processing adjustments and billing for inpatient account status changes to downgraded inpatient accounts.


Full-Time Days (40 hours/wk); Monday through Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm.

  • High School Diploma. Some college courses related to Third Party billing preferred.
  • AAHAM CRCSCertification preferred.
  • 2+ yearsexperience with collections followup with insurance carriers, 2 years minimum experience with computerized billing systems, Hands-on experience in billing for a variety of insurance carriers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Knowledge in personal computing applications and third party reimbursement.
  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills.
  • Solid skills in use of Patient Accounting Systems, Contract Managerement systems. Knowledge of word/excel/analytics tools.
  • Ability to manager time effectively.
  • Thorough understanding of hospital billing and major third party contracts.
  • Closing Statement

    Jefferson Health delivers state-of-the-art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 7,800 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21 st century professional education. We have 30,000 employees.

    Jefferson Health , with 14 hospitals (three are Magnet-designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 50+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually . This year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as the 16 th best hospital in the nation, and among the nations best in 11 specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 69 such centers in the nation.

    Thomas Jefferson University, nationally recognized for advancing groundbreaking developments in healthcare education and research, recently combined with Philadelphia University, internationally known for architecture, design, engineering, textiles and more. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has nine colleges and three schools dedicated to interprofessional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet-to-be-imagined careers.

    As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

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    Associated topics: bioethics, cell, disease, epidemiology, family medicine, germ, hospitalist, kinesiology, nutrition, pulmonary * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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