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Patient Financial Coordinator

Florence, SC
TRACKING CODE

4562

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Responsibilities and Expectations

  1. Superior knowledge of insurance payers and medical terminology including clinical documentation, ICD-10 code(s) and CPT code(s).
  2. Proactively completing assigned pool of patients initiating and finalizing the authorization with the patient payer(s).  This includes submitting authorization requests via telephone, facsimile or via the payer web portals. 
  3. Detailed documentation of all patients worked including Caller ID, if applicable, validity dates, the authorization number, if pending/explanation or denied/explanation.
  4. Should authorization be denied, proactive outreach to Scheduling and/or facility Financial Counselor so patient can be rescheduled and/or financial terms discussed. 
  5. Excellent follow thru ensuring that patients with pending authorizations are checked again next business day and thereafter until the authorization is secured. 
  6. Willingly assists others to ensure all patients are worked in a timely manner at least 5 business days prior to date of service. 
  7. Proactively investigates and researches issues at a high level to ensure the patient has been financially vetted thereby ensuring patient satisfaction and hospital reimbursement. 
  8. Engages the physician practices, when needed, if peer-to-peer is required or additional clinical documentation is needed by payer. 
  9. Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
  10. Scope of work supports McLeod Health Florence, Cheraw, Clarendon, Dillon, Loris, Seacoast, and Carolina Forest. 

 

Qualifications/Training: 

  • Minimum 2 years data entry/computer experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows based computer systems
  • Written and verbal communication skills with persons of all ages and diverse backgrounds
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in call center, medical office, or insurance related field
  • Experience with Schedule Maximizer, Order Facilitator, ECW, eCareNext and Cerner 
  • Problem solving and performance improvement skills
  • Revenue Cycle knowledge and the understanding of how this work impacts such

 

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED from an accredited school

 

 

Physical Requirements: Refer to Occupational Risk Assessment

 

WORK SCHEDULE

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JOB LOCATION

Florence, SC, United States

POSITION TYPE

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