Patient Benefits Rep

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill Patient Benefits Rep in Ft Worth, TX!
Under general supervision, responsible for educating patient on insurance coverage and benefits. Assess patients financial ability; may educate patient on assistance programs. Updates and maintains existing patient new insurance eligibility, coverage, and benefits in system. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards, and US Oncology's Shared Values.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Prior to a patient receiving treatment; obtains insurance coverage information and demographics; educates patient on insurance coverage, benefits, co-pays, deductibles, and out-of-pocket expenses. Assess patient's ability to meet expenses and discusses payment arrangements. May educate patients on financial assistance programs as well as identify sources and provide assistance with completing forms. Based upon diagnosis, estimated insurance coverage, and financial assistance, completes Patient Cost Estimate form. Completes appropriate reimbursement and liability forms for patient's review and signature. Forwards appropriate information and forms to billing office.
-Responsible for obtaining, from Clinical Reviewer, insurance pre-authorization or referral approval codes prior to each treatment.
- Review patient account balance and notify front desk of patients to meet with
-Ensure that patient co-pay amount is correctly entered into system (or conveyed), allowing front desk to collect appropriately
-At each patient visit, verifies and updates demographics and insurance coverage in computer system according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
-Stays current on available financial aide. Develops professional relationships with financial aide providers. Networks with financial aide providers to obtain leads to other aide programs.
-Adheres to confidentiality, state, federal, and HIPPA laws and guidelines with regards to patient*s records.
-Maintains updated manuals, logs, forms, and documentation. Performs additional duties as requested.
-Other duties as requested or assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum three (3) years patient pre-services coordinator or equivalent required. Proficiency with computer systems and MicroSoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook required.
-Demonstrate knowledge of CPT coding and HCPCS coding application.
-Must be able to verbally communicate clearly and utilize the appropriate and correct terminology with experience in quoting benefits such as deductibles, coinsurance and out-of-pocket expenses.
-Must successfully complete required e-learning courses within 10 days of occupying position.

Monday - Friday 8am-5pm

Dress Code: Casual
IMPORTANT: This position is being recruited for by Adecco’s National Recruitment Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office. To be considered for this position, you must use the “apply now” button to submit your resume. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position listed above. For other opportunities available at Adecco go to www.adeccousa.com.

If you have any questions surrounding the application process, please feel free to reach out to Yulia Le Good, Yulia.legood@adeccona.com, tel. 631-844-2804

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