Located in Belleville, Clara Maass Medical Center is a facility of RWJBarnabas Health and provides a complete continuum of care to residents of northern New Jersey. With over 700 physicians and 2,100 employees, we offer advanced treatment for a wide variety of medical conditions. Our facility includes centers for advanced wound care, sleep disorders, bariatrics, orthopedics cardiac services, cancer care, emergency services, and more. In 2017, the Medical Center completed a state-of-the-art campus expansion featuring a new four-story 87,000 square foot building with a private, 32-bed Intensive Care Unit, new Main Entrance and Lobby, Retail Pharmacy, Patient Registration Area and designated space to expand its Emergency Department, which is currently underway.
Clara Maass Medical Center has been recognized nationally for its quality and patient safety by Healthgrades and by the Leapfrog Group, having earned its twelfth Grade A in 2019. The Medical Center has received Disease Specific Care Certification from the Joint Commission for Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), Congestive Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Advanced Certification in Palliative Care and is listed by the American Hospital Association as one of Healthcare s Most Wired hospitals. In 2018, the Medical Center earned designation in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
You Will Be Responsible For:
The Financial Counselor conducts financial screenings of patients in order to secure payment for healthcare services for those that are uninsured and underinsured. Identifies the appropriate payment source, which may include patient payment, enrollment in government programs including Medicaid and Charity Care or other payment sources. Daily tasks include creating estimates and collecting point of service cash when appropriate, providing timely and appropriate referrals for various state medical assistance programs, collecting all necessary documentation and patient signatures and verifying commercial payers including updating the patients financial record in the appropriate HIS.
Your Qualifications Are:
Similar hospital billing or accounting experience
Knowledge of Charity Care. Uncompensated Care, and Medicaid guidelines and regulations
Knowledge of medical terminology and insurance verification preferred
Candidate must be detail-oriented
Computer experience required
A minimum of three years insurance authorization/pre-certification experience required.
Knowledge of insurance, insurance verification and TOS collections.
Prior experience in hospital admissions preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively.
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