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Patient Access Technician - Physician Specs General Surger

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1725 New Hanover Medical Park
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 20941
Date Posted: May 8, 2024

Job Description

Description

Why Novant Health?

  • Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time. Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth, as you take advantage of the opportunities to advance to other roles and responsibilities!
  • 8 Magnet Designated Hospitals
  • LeapFrog Grade “A” Ratings at Novant Health facilities
  • Novant Health is recognized as one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, Forbes Best Employers for Women in 2020, Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality and 50 Best Places for Women and Managers of Diverse Backgrounds to Work.

 

About the Job

Location: Zimmer Surgical Oncology Clinic 

Department: Zimmer Surgical Oncology Clinic 

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 1.000000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: STD HRS - Standard-Exe or Office w flex

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Overview

Summary:

Under the general direction of the Manager, the Patient Access Technician is responsible for the accuracy and completion of patient accounts based on departmental protocol, policies and procedures, and compliance with regulatory agencies, to include pre-admit/admit/pre-register/register functions, ensuring all insurance requirements are met prior to patients’ discharge, and pursuing cash collection. 

 

Responsibilities:

1. Analyze insurance coverage and benefits for service to ensure timely reimbursement, obtaining all PAC and/or authorizations as appropriate.
2. Facilitate payment sources for uninsured patients.
3. Determine if patient’s condition is the result of an accident, performing complete research with law enforcement, employers, etc. to determine the appropriate source of liability/payment.
4. Admit/register/pre-register patients, correcting as necessary all patient demographic and financial data. 5. Resolve insurance claim rejections/denials and remedy expediently.
6. Calculate and collect cash payments appropriately for all patients, ensuring reconciliation of daily cash deposit. 7. Maintain general knowledge of CMS guidelines and third party payers, specifically, Medicare, Medicaid, Commercial insurances, HMO’s, PPO’s, POS, indemnity plans, and Worker’s Compensation, etc.
8. Evaluate diagnoses to ensure compliance with the Local Coverage Determination (LCD). 9. Perform those duties necessary to ensure all accounts are processed accurately and efficiently.
10. Promote and maintain excellence in customer service.

Qualifications

Credentials:

Education:
Essential:
* High School Diploma

Other information:

Experience: One-year business experience with computer knowledge and data entry preferred, or two (2) years of higher education. Bilingual preferred. 

Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence. 

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications. 

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters teamwork, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

#JoinTeamAubergine #NovantHealth. Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth.

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