UofL Health

A/R Payment Posting Specialist

Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
ULH-Finance/Accounting/PFS/Rev Cycle
Patient Accounting Corp. [856505]
Job Type


We are Hiring at UofL Health!


Shift: 1st shift/Full Time


About Us
UofL Health is a fully integrated regional academic health system with eight hospitals, four medical centers, Brown Cancer Center, Eye Institute, nearly 200 physician practice locations, and more than 1,000 providers in Louisville and the surrounding counties, including southern Indiana. Additional access to UofL Health is provided through a partnership with Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

With more than 13,000 team members – physicians, surgeons, nurses, pharmacists and other highly-skilled health care professionals, UofL Health is focused on one mission: to transform the health of communities we serve through compassionate, innovative, patient-centered care.


Our Mission
As an academic health care system, we will transform the health of the communities we serve through compassionate, innovative, patient-centered care.


Job Summary

Accurately apply payments to the appropriate patient accounts.  Prepare daily summary of cash received from all sources including lock boxes and bank deposits in addition to EFTs; reconciling total cash received each day to cash posted to AR system; identifying any cash not posted; obtaining remittance advices and ensuring cash is posted on correct day.  Able to be flexible in work hours to assure cash is posted daily and within the month of payment received.


  • Receives, opens, and sorts incoming payments for patient accounts.
  • Post payments to appropriate account as indicated by observation, audit, and satisfaction of others.
  • Ensure all payments are posted electronically except for paper remittances or individual checks.
  • Balance cash receipts report to all batch receipts daily.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Daily run check through check scanner for deposit.
  • Complete the direct deposit form and work with Finance on reporting.
  • Document all follow up efforts in a clear and concise manner into the AR system.
  • Verifies patient number for accuracy and identifies insurance and transaction code, and location of account in the AR system.
  • Audit, research accounts, payment posting, contractuals to confirm the accuracy of the balance of the account.
  • Troubleshoot out-of-balance batches, unidentified cash payments, cash application errors, and insurance retractions.
  • Research difficult ERA/EOBs to avoid posting to unapplied account
  • Batch payments according to various payer types.
  • Makes copies of each check and balances original to check copies.
  • Complete tasks by deadline.
  • After leadership approval, responsible for transferring payments from one account to another.
  • Identify and report all trends that may provide insight into payment challenges.
  • Phone contact with insurance companies, patient, physician office, attorney, etc for additional information to process payment.
  • Initiate refunds if necessary.
  • Review the unapplied funds report to identify cash transactions that were not able to post.
  • Attend seminars as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma, or GED
  • Data entry and attention to detail is a must
  • Two years of experience as data entry in a health care environment preferred


  • Must be proficient on ten key PC key-board (data entry of 35 wpm)
  • Ability to analyze and interpret information on electronic remittances (ERA)/ Explanation of Benefits (EOB)
  • Ability to meet productivity expectations.




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