Registrar PRN - Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi Medical Center - Corpus Christi, TX

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Responsible for timely and accurate patient registration. Interviews patients for

all pertinent account information and verifies insurance coverage.

DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Interview patients at workstation or at bedside to obtain all necessary account information.

Bed-side registration

performed utilizing carts/computers on wheels

Ensure charts are completed and accurate

Verify all insurance and obtain pre-certification/authorization

Calculate and collect patient liable amounts

Ensure that all necessary signatures are obtained for treatments

Answer any questions and explains policies clearly

Process patient charts according to paperwork flow needs and established productivity standards

Welcome patient and family members in a professional manner. Contact the nursing staff for emergency medical

needs and answer patient and visitor questions

Interview incoming patients, his/her relatives, or other responsible individuals to obtain identifying and biographical

information with insurance and financial information

Assign I-plans accurately and research Patient Visit History to comply with the Medicare 72 hour rule

Search MPI completely and assign the correct medical code number. Notify Medical Records for any duplicate unit

numbers

Verify insurance benefits and determines pre-certification status. If pre-certification is needed, call the insurance

precert department and initiate review or verify authorization number provided by scheduling staff. Enter all information and authorization numbers into the registration system.

Secure all signatures necessary for treatments, release of medical information, assignment of insurance benefits, and

payment of services from legally responsible parties. Obtain copies of necessary identification and insurance cards.

Explain policies regarding services, charges, insurance billing, and payment of account. Request full or partial

payment for services rendered according to collection policies. Issue a Business Office letter to all patients according to policy

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btain proper authorization for treatment and approval codes from the insurance carrier for patients presenting for

treatment insured by an MCO. Collect co-pays, deposits, and deductibles and documents collection status in the system and chart. Issue waivers for signatures when appropriate.

Inform former patients or their representatives of delinquent accounts and attempt to obtain payment. Refer delinquent

accounts to the Manager/Supervisor for further action

Receive and receipt payments from patient for services rendered. Prepare daily deposits and maintains the integrity of

the cash drawer

Produce paperwork on each patient for distribution to appropriate departments. Align pertinent documents for

establishing the patient's medical record and financial file

Register and admit all patients after the other registration departments are closed. Route admission documents and

forms to appropriate departments

Price, key, and detail patient charges. Burst charts for distribution to physician's billing service, medical records,

ancillary departments, and the business office. Check for double charges on all accounts

Work with physician offices and ancillary departments, providing information when necessary or forwarding relevant

documents

Document complaints received from patients, the medical staff, and ancillary departments on an incident report form

and refer to coordinator for follow-up action

Acknowledge, file, and send MOX messages via Meditech

Check for physician orders and attaches them to the patient medical records to ensure that patients are receiving

appropriate tests

Escort patient to his/her destination or refers patient to an available escort

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE

At least one year of registration experience preferred

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