Patient Registrar
Advocate Health - Aurora, IL

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Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
1 year experience in medical billing, reimbursement environment or insurance background preferred.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as explanation of benefits (EOB), operating instructions and procedure manuals.
Knowledge of medical and insurance/reimbursement coding, terminology, and practices. Ability to interview people to obtain basic information (including via telephone).
Ability to write correspondence.
Ability to apply commons sense understanding to carry out instructions.
Ability to deal with problems involving several abstract and concrete variables in standardized situations.
Computer experience. Ability to type a minimum of 25 wpm. with 85% accuracy or higher.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment and handle multiple tasks.
N/A Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide. Ability to use calculator, telephone and office equipment.
Ability to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms.
Ability to tolerate repetitive hand movements, i.e. typing
Ability to speak clearly via telephone. Ability to see at close range and to adjust focus. Ability to work in office environment, including moderate noise levels. Ability to travel from site to site.
Must be able to successfully complete clinic-based training for all associates.
Must be able to work with all levels of personnel.
Ability to work under stressful situations.
Flexibility in work schedules. Must be able to work evenings and Saturdays.

Job Description:
The Patient Registrar will ensure the efficient, customer service oriented operations of the patient intake process. This position is responsible for performing a variety of front desk related tasks. The Patient Registrar will process new and return patient registrations, update demographic and insurance data of established patients, verify insurance benefits and eligibility for timely reimbursement, answer the telephone, arrive patients in the scheduling computer system, and obtain signatures on all required documents. Work also includes handling cash, receiving multiple types of payments (co pays, time of service, and on account), producing receipts, and balancing monies at the end of the day.

Accountabilities:
1. Responsible for the integrity of the registration database.
2. Appointment Scheduling
3. Cashiering Responsibilities
4. Works directly with customers in person, written or by telephone to assist them in understanding Dreyer Medical Clinics financial policy as it applies to their account.
5. Communication/Documentation

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