Patient Access Rep - Clinic in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 27135

Category:   Administrative & Clerical

Facility:   Community Care Network, Inc. (Physician Practice) • Office of Dr T Wilkins

Schedule:   Full-time • Days • Mon-Fri • 80

Location: Munster, IN

Position: PatientAccess Representative - Clinic
Job Summary:
Undergeneral supervision, Patient Access Representative coordinates services byperforming patient access, registration, scheduling, insurance verification andpredeterminations for patients. Interacts daily with patients, insurancecarriers, physicians, and staff. Patient Access Representative is responsible forthe verification and authorization of insurance benefits on patient accounts,through electronic verification systems or through contact.  Ensures referrals, authorizations, andpredeterminations are submitted in an efficient, timely manner. The Patient AccessRep pursues accounts receivable balance resolutions.
 Education/ Experience Requirements:
•    High School graduate (or GED equivalent).
•    1-2 years' insurance or medical billing experience.  Physician practice setting preferred.
•    Knowledge of medical terminology and CPT/ICD-9 & 10 coding necessary.
•    Comprehension of government and third party billing regulations required.
•    Must have at least 1 year experience with predetermination processes.
•   Must be able to utilize Microsoft office applications, perform internet navigation and research, and have prior experience using a computerized health information system.
•    Needs to be familiar with operating general office equipment, including but not limited to: scanner; fax machine; photocopy; printer and adding machine.
Must demonstrate effective communication and problem solving skills.

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