Patient Access Representative
Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health - Lafayette, IN

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DESCRIPTION

The Patient Access Representative performs a variety of duties in registration and scheduling.

DUTIES

RegistrationVerbally interviews patient and/or family in order to obtain registration information. Enters patient billing and clinical data. Identifies co-payment procedures and fiscal procedures related to registration procedures. Completes computer and telephone pre-registrations to maintain patient flow. Coordinates patient placements based on patient condition, physician orders, continuum of care needs, and room availability with nursing services. Utilizes correct financial class, payer codes, patient types, hospital service, admission source, and Medicare codes. Provides backup support to Emergency Room Registration as needed. Enters insurance policy number, group number, address, and telephone numbers. Identifies co-payment and follows collection procedure. Patient Financial Counselor Processes patient applications for financial assistance, charity, HCL, and bank loans. Manages patient accounts to include service(s) reconciliation & return accounts. Coordinates payment arrangements. Processes returned mail. Communicates with patients/customers taking phone calls and in person. Provides back up support for in-house verifications and cashier window. Re-bills claims when applicable. Processes medical records requests. Assists in other financial reimbursement duties as they are assigned. Utilizes reporting queues and work lists to complete reimbursement collections and classifications.Cashier Posts payments and reconciles general ledger accounts. Manages Petty cash funds. Refers patient to financial counseling, when necessary, and performs some financial counseling duties. Secures patient valuables. Maintains death book. Registers employees for activities and manages accounts.

QUALIFICATIONS

Intermediate computer knowledge and skills including Microsoft Office. Knowledge of insurance, Medicare and Medicaid processes. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work with diverse groups including physicians, therapists, patients, and families. High school diploma or equivalent required Prior experience in a Hospital/Physician Office related position is preferred.cb RegistrationVerbally interviews patient and/or family in order to obtain registration information. Enters patient billing and clinical data. Identifies co-payment procedures and fiscal procedures related to registration procedures. Completes computer and telephone pre-registrations to maintain patient flow. Coordinates patient placements based on patient condition, physician orders, continuum of care needs, and room availability with nursing services. Utilizes correct financial class, payer codes, patient types, hospital service, admission source, and Medicare codes. Provides backup support to Emergency Room Registration as needed. Enters insurance policy number, group number, address, and telephone numbers. Identifies co-payment and follows collection procedure. Patient Financial Counselor Processes patient applications for financial assistance, charity, HCL, and bank loans. Manages patient accounts to include service(s) reconciliation & return accounts. Coordinates payment arrangements. Processes returned mail. Communicates with patients/customers taking phone calls and in person. Provides back up support for “in-house†verifications and cashier window. Re-bills claims when applicable. Processes medical records requests. Assists in other financial reimbursement duties as they are assigned. Utilizes reporting queues and work lists to complete reimbursement collections and classifications.Cashier Posts payments and reconciles general ledger accounts. Manages Petty cash funds. Refers patient to financial counseling, when necessary, and performs some financial counseling duties. Secures patient valuables. Maintains death book. Registers employees for activities and manages accounts.

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