Rush University Medical Center
Associate Vice President of Reimbursement
Position: Associate Vice President of Reimbursement
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Rush University Medical Center is a not-for-profit academic medical center and the hub of the Rush health system's patient care. It encompasses 603 staffed beds and a medical staff of more than 800, representing virtually every specialty and subspecialty of care. RUMC is home to Rush University Children's Hospital, The Johnston R. Bowman Health Center (which provides inpatient medical and rehabilitative care for older adults and others with short- and long-term disabilities), The McCormick Foundation Center for Advanced Emergency Response, and Coleman Foundation Comprehensive Cancer Clinics. RUMC has been ranked among the top 50 hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and has been designated a "top teaching hospital" by The Leapfrog Group and a "most wired hospital" by Hospital & Health Networks magazine. The medical center has also earned five-star quality ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and 12 consecutive "A" grades from The Leapfrog Group for safety, and has been recognized as a leader in health care equity for diverse patient populations.
The associate vice president of reimbursement oversees and is responsible for all activities of the Reimbursement Department for Rush University Medical Center and its affiliates. Reporting to the vice president of corporate finance, the AVP is primarily responsible for the administration and oversight of third-party payor reimbursement programs; the development, preparation, and analysis of the hospital's payor revenues and contractual allowance budgets; the analysis of net revenue figures for monthly financial statements; the identification of opportunities to enhance hospital revenues; and the provision of financial information to senior management, as well as assisting with other projects as assigned.