Under immediate supervision, is responsible for registration of patients and processing/resolution of registration reports and edits.
Greets and assists visitors and patients; obtains initial patient information, including demographic and insurance information; reviews and maintains patient data; performs time of service payment collection and posting.
Verifies patient account information through automated processes, registration interfaces, patient contact, or payer contact.
Identifies issues/trends with payers; investigates and corrects errors; researches missing or incorrect account information; appropriately updates account activity, including accounts receivable invoices.
Maintains medical and insurance referral records; examines and resolves patient referral issues.
Resolves registration and claim edits and completes registration reports (differences, fatal, etc.) to accommodate processing of charge entry and claim submissions.
Investigates and resolves issues with accounts.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of various insurance requirements and medical terminology Verbal and written communication skills Strong interpersonal/human relations skills Ability to maintain a positive attitude in the workplace Display excellent customer service at all times with both internal and external customers Ability to approach problems/decisions analytically Ability to maintain acceptable production and quality assurance standards according to department policy Ability to maintain confidentiality Ability to operate computer
High School Diploma or equivalent; supplemented with one to three (1-3) years of related experience.
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