Northridge Hospital Medical Center - Northridge, CA

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Northridge Hospital Medical Center

The Access Care Rep pre-registers and registers patients presenting at the hospital for inpatient and outpatient services. Conducts patient/guarantor interviews, explains hospital policies, patient financial responsibilities and patient
's bill of rights.

Facilitates the patient admission flow, including activities such as: patient identification, identification of accurate demographic and insurance information, and collection of required signatures and documents. Responsible for the verification and authorization of insurance benefits on all inpatient and outpatient accounts through electronic verification system or through contact with third party payors, in order to obtain accurate and prompt reimbursement. Checks eligibility, benefits, authorization requirements, PCP approval requirements, and billing requirements, as appropriate. Submits notice of admission to payors, as needed. Provides information and answers questions about the Dignity Health

's Payment Assistance program. Collects co-payments, and other patient liabilities. Enters the financial and admissions data into the hospital information computer systems. Requirements: School graduate or equivalent required. Previous hospital registration experience required. Min 35 WPM typing accurately. Knowledge of basic medical terminology. Knowledge of third party payers. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Bilingual preferred. Computer literate. This position is represented by SEIU-UHW and covered by the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement.

Voted one of the Best Places to Work by the Los Angeles Business Journal ,
Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 411-bed facility proudly serving the San Fernando Valley for more than 50 years. As a nonprofit, community-based hospital, Northridge Hospital offers a full spectrum of healthcare programs and Centers of Excellence.
Northridge Hospital Medical Center is part of Dignity Health (formerly Catholic Healthcare West), one of the largest healthcare systems in the West with 40 hospitals in Arizona, California and Nevada. Our mission, vision and values were all formed out of the recognition of the inherent dignity of each person. It also represents our commitment to delivering excellent medical care to all, to advocating on behalf of the poor, and to partnering with others to improve the quality of life.

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