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Patient Access Specialist FT Day Celebration

Company: AdventHealth
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionYOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A RESUME WITH YOUR APPLICATION!Consumer Access Specialist - AdventHealth - CELEBRATIONLocation Address: 400 Celebration PlaceTop Reasons to work at AdventHealth - CELEBRATIONWork Hours/Shift: Full Time DayYou Will Be Responsible For:Proactively contacts insurance companies by phone, fax, online portal, and other resources to obtain and verify insurance eligibility and benefits and determine extent of coverage within established timeframe before scheduled appointments and during or after care for unscheduled patientsMeet department standard when obtaining pre-authorizations from third-party payers in accordance with payer requirements and within established timeframe before scheduled appointments and during or after care for unscheduled patients. Accurately enters required authorization information in AdventHealth systems to include length of authorization, total number of visits, and/or units of medicationMaintain close working relationship with clinical partners and physician offices to resolve issues with obtaining pre-authorizations. Conducts diligent follow-up on missing or incomplete pre-authorizations with third-party payers to minimize authorization related denials through phone calls, emails, faxes, and payer websites, updating documentation as neededMinimizes duplication of medical records by using problem-solving skills to verify patient identity through demographic detailsEnsures patient accounts are assigned the appropriate payor plansEnsures all financial assessments, eligibility, and benefits are updated and thorough to support post care financial needs. Uses utmost caution that obtained benefits, authorizations, and pre-certifications are correct and as accurate as possible to avoid rejections and/or denials. Maintains a current and thorough knowledge of utilizing online eligibility pre-certification tools made availableThoroughly documents all conversations with patients and insurance representatives - including payer decisions, collection attempts, and payment plan arrangementsCoordinates with case management staff as necessary (e.g., when pre-authorization cannot be obtained for an inpatient stay)Adheres to HIPAA regulations by verifyinginformation to determine caller authorization level receiving information on account.Creates accurate estimates to maximize up-front cash collections and adds collections documentation where requiredCalculates patients co-pays, deductibles, and co-insurance. Provides personalized estimates of patient financial responsibility based on their insurance coverage or eligibility for government programs prior to service for both inpatient and outpatient servicesCalculates patients co-pays, deductibles, and co-insurance. Provides personalized estimates of patient financial responsibility based on their insurance coverage or eligibility for government programs prior to service for both inpatient and outpatient servicesQualificationsWhat You Will Need:Required:One year of customer service experienceHigh School diploma or GEDPreferred:One year of relevant healthcare experienceOne year of customer service experiencePrior collections experienceAssociate degreeGENERAL SUMMARY:Ensures patients are appropriately financially cleared for all appointments. Performs eligibility verification, obtains pre-cert and/or authorizations, clears registration errors and edits pre-bill, and performs other duties as required. Maintains a close working relationship with clinical partners to ensure continual open communication between clinical, ancillary and patient access departments. Actively participates in extending exemplary service to both internal and external customers and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.Job Keywords: Registration Representative, Authorization Representative, Patient Registration, PreAccess, MaitlandThis facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.Category: Patient Financial ServicesOrganization: AdventHealth CelebrationSchedule: Full-timeShift: 1 - DayTravel: NoWe are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Keywords: AdventHealth, Kissimmee , Patient Access Specialist FT Day Celebration, Other , Kissimmee, Florida

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