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Patient Registrar urgently needed in Whittier, California (Medical Billing/Insurance )

Company: HirePower
Location: Whittier
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Medical Billing Clerk opening in Whittier, California. Type of Employment Contract hire Employer Info Our client a non-profit, regional healthcare network with that operates multiple hospitals, outpatient medical offices, a multispecialty medical group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, and emergency services. Job Summary For those interested in Patient Registrar role, this is the perfect job for you. You will be the assisting patients in understanding their health insurance coverage by determining eligibility, benefits and utilization requirements. Job Description

  • Responsible for up-front POS collections, along with financially securing patients accounts by setting up appropriate financial arrangements with patients to avoid bad debt.
  • Assists patients in accessing programs such as Medi-Cal, Uncompensated Care, and Hospital Presumptive Eligibility.
  • Will focus on individual performance in registration and financial counseling, Key Performance Indicators and expediting approvals by gathering and completing forms before the patient is discharged.
  • Will continue to enhance their registration and the fundamental financial knowledge and skill set required and expected of this role, which is inclusive of the diverse financial programs offered.
  • The interaction with patients will only transpire after a medical screening exam has been performed. All patients are seen regardless of their insurance coverage or their ability to pay.
  • Will complete the comprehensive training program and certification as required to facilitate eligibility for Hospital Presumptive Eligibility qualifications when necessary.
  • Graceful, empathetic and respectful customer service shall be maintained at all times. Skills Required
    • Minimum of 2+ year experience in front office/medical billing and/or current hospital registration/admitting
    • Minimum of 2+ year experience in insurance verification and/or medical/hospital billing.
    • Knowledge of eligibility requirements for Medi-Cal, Hospital Presumptive Eligibility Program, Medicare, Covered California, Cobra, limited benefit plans, VVC and Uncompensated Care Programs. IPA knowledge
    • Demonstrates a clear understanding of hospital's mission and values
    • Ability to work directly with the insurance company, healthcare provider, and patients
    • Ability to generate revenue with POS collections, establishing payment arrangements, along with collecting on all Self-Pay and/or high liability accounts at the point of registration.
    • EMTALA knowledge and experience
    • Demonstrates attention to detail and follow up process
    • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with patients, healthcare providers and insurance companies
    • Excellent English reading, comprehension and written skills to include spelling skills and penmanship
    • Excellent Mathematical skills; ability to calculate copay or percentage of financial estimate amount due and/or establish payment arrangements accurately.
    • Ability to follow directions as outlined in policies or given by supervisor
    • Strong computer skills to include typing 45+ wpm minimum and in MS office programs
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to exercise independent judgment at times of need and emergency situations
    • Interacts with all levels of hospital and outside vendor staff and knowledge of government regulations
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast and high pressure environment
    • Stringent adherence to all privacy policies and procedures and as required by state and federal law including and not limited to the HIPPA Security and Privacy Rules Education/Training/Certifications
      • High school graduate required or equivalent, prefer evidence of continuing education in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
        Pay Rate/Salary
        • $23/hr

Keywords: HirePower, Whittier , Patient Registrar urgently needed in Whittier, California (Medical Billing/Insurance ), Healthcare , Whittier, California

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