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Counselor-Finance

at Baptist Memorial Health Care in SOUTHAVEN, Mississippi, United States

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

Works with patients, families, hospital staff, and representatives from outside agencies to collect deductibles and co-pays, set up payment plans, and evaluate bad debt.

Assists patients with initiation of the application for Charity Care.

Serves as a resource to properly explain insurance benefits to patients, families, hospital staff, and representatives from outside agencies as to how they pertain to the services being performed at this facility.

Understands and complies with regulatory requirements by specific insurance companies and facilitates compliance by maintaining awareness of guidelines and ensuring compliance through communication and documentation to appropriate staff.

Registers patients accurately, efficiently, and professionally to ensure data base integrity and facilitate claims processing.

Expedites patient flow through prompt and courteous service.

Completes assigned annual goals.

Job Summary

Ensures the hospital is collecting patient deductibles and co-pays in an accurate and timely manner. Serves as a resource to patients, families, and employees to discuss financial arrangements and properly explain patient financial obligation. Works 8 hours per day, 5 days per week with the possibility of some overtime as needed for the department. Performs other duties as assigned.

Education

Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired Skill in communicating clearly and effectively using standard English in written, oral, and verbal format to achieve high productivity and efficiency. Skill to write legibly and record information accurately as necessary to perform job duties. Associates degree or 2 years of college level courses.

Experience

Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired 3 years of business related office experience with 1 of those years being healthcare related experience. 5 years of business experience in a healthcare environment. Front-end collections experience desired.

Licensure

Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired CHAA

BOT Position Code #: 1940

Day Shift: Yes

Night Shift: No

Department Name: DC Admissions

External Company Name: Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation

External Company URL: http://www.baptistonline.org

Street: 7601 SOUTHCREST PARKWAY

Overview and Responsibilities:

Job Responsibilities

Works with patients, families, hospital staff, and representatives from outside agencies to collect deductibles and co-pays, set up payment plans, and evaluate bad debt.

Assists patients with initiation of the application for Charity Care.
Serves as a resource to properly explain insurance benefits to patients, families, hospital staff, and representatives from outside agencies as to how they pertain to the services being performed at this facility.
Understands and complies with regulatory requirements by specific insurance companies and facilitates compliance by maintaining awareness of guidelines and ensuring compliance through communication and documentation to appropriate staff.
Registers patients accurately, efficiently, and professionally to ensure data base integrity and facilitate claims processing.
Expedites patient flow through prompt and courteous service.
Completes assigned annual goals.

Job Summary

Ensures the hospital is collecting patient deductibles and co-pays in an accurate and timely manner. Serves as a resource to patients, families, and employees to discuss financial arrangements and properly explain patient financial obligation. Works 8 hours per day, 5 days per week with the possibility of some overtime as needed for the department. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education

Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired Skill in communicating clearly and effectively using standard English in written, oral, and verbal format to achieve high productivity and efficiency. Skill to write legibly and record information accurately as necessary to perform job duties. Associates degree or 2 years of college level courses.

Experience

Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired 3 years of business related office experience with 1 of those years being healthcare related experience. 5 years of business experience in a healthcare environment. Front-end collections experience desired.

Licensure

Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired CHAA
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Job Posting: JC194238400

Posted On: Oct 08, 2021

Updated On: Nov 18, 2021