Medicaid Eligibility Specialist Advent Health Daytona Beach/Palm Coast
Location Address: 301 Memorial Medical Parkway Daytona Beach, FL 32117
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Full Time, Day 8:00a-4:30p or 9:00a-5:30p
You Will Be Responsible For:
The Medicaid Eligibility Specialists will assess whether or not a patient will qualify for various programs. Typically these programs offer financial assistance from the government. Eligibility specialists may work with Medicare or Medicaid, disability claims, or other government-sponsored programs.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Â·Verifies insurance coverage for all new patients.
Â·Reviews coverage and explains specific patient responsibilities such as deductibles, copays, etc. to the patient.
Â·Develops payment plans including self-pay contracts and time payment agreements, based on patientâ™s ability to pay, for patients referred from physicians and/or self-referrals.
Â·On request, provides patients with an estimated quote of charges for services.
Â·Resolves financial problems identified by the patient and addresses them in a timely manner.
Â·Reviews daily census for all uninsured patients and/or those who have poor insurance coverage to determine intervention needed.
Â·Meets with all uninsured patients within 24 hours of admissions by completing a thorough financial assessment to ensure we have screened those patients for county, state and federal programs.
Â·Gathers required financial information by phone or by direct interview in a professional manner, demonstration regard for dignity of all patients and family members.
Â·Maintains up-to-date knowledge regarding medical insuranceâ™s coverage policies.
Â·Maintains current knowledge on all federal, local and state programs in order to determine a payer source for uninsured patients.
Â·Meets with patients and completes application for Social Security Administration disability applications, Medicare and Medicaid/Office of Disability of Determination.
Â·Review discharge list and contacts any patients that have not completed making financial arrangements.
Â·Discusses payment arrangements on prior accounts with patients via phone or walk inâ™s
Â·Prepares charity applications for committee.
Â·Assists Care Management team in following up and updating patient encounters with Authorizationsfor In Patient Admissions via EQHealth.
Â·May provide Medicaid Screening services and bill tracking at any Central Florida Division-North Region Campus, location subject to change based off of the needs of the department.
Â·Responsible for other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Â·Technical knowledge is needed in the medical insurance billing field through at least 1 year experience.Such knowledge may be obtained through some professional training or college education or by on-the-job training.
Â·Medical terminology and proficient computer skills required.
Â·Good customer service skills needed.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Â·High school diploma or equivalent required.
Â·One year Hospital Experience or One year Financial Education/ Patient Access experience acceptable
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.