Patient Advocate Rep / North Shore Medical Center / Bilingual Creole P

Posted on Mar 11, 2019 by Tenet

Miami, FL 33222
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step! JOB SUMMARY Responsible for screening self-pay patients at hospital bedside for eligibility in various governmental and non-governmental programs. Responsible for identifying all sources of potential payors including auto insurance, Workers' Compensation, commercial insurance, private insurance, TPL, etc. to route account appropriately in the Patient Accounting environment. Also responsible for obtaining and completing the Confidential Financial Statement form and assisting patients in the process of applying for any benefits for which they may be eligible. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include the following. Others may be assigned. Conducts interviews with patients and/or family members. Records and maintains complete documentation of activities performed on account while in-house and during the Patient accounting cycle. Performs financial clearance function including collections. Cancels accounts that have not had any patient cooperation and are not eligible for any programs and prepares accounts for Financial Assistance review. Follows up on MECS assigned accounts to ensure follow-through on Government application submitted. Develops a working relationship with patients, based on good communication skills, enabling accounts to be processed quickly with government program eligibility. Conducts field visits to patient homes for skip tracing and or assisting patient with documents. Notifies hospital case management, social services and admissions staff of case screening determinations and outcomes via verbal and written communication.

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