Ensures that all necessary demographic, billing, and clinical information is obtained and entered in the registration system with timeliness and accuracy. Distributes and explains forms, documents, and educational handouts to patients or family members. Meets with patient or patient's caregiver before or after admission to exchange necessary information and documentation. Provides explanation of process and addresses concerns and questions. Communicates with admitting physician's office, nursing unit staff, and/or other appropriate personnel regarding admission to exchange necessary information and determine placement. Verifies insurance benefits and obtains precertification/authorization as necessary. Determines and accepts required payments, including co-pays and deductibles, or refers to Benefits Advisor for follow up. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to patients, insurance companies or attorneys involved in patient accounts Puts patient first. Always. Strives daily to give all customers excellent care. Other duties as assigned
Minimum Education High school diploma or equivalent Required
Required Skills Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.