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Financial Counselor

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Enid
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities

Serves in the Self Pay/Assistance Program section of Admissions area and acts as a representative between hospital and patient in order to secure payment for self-pay accounts. Assists with patient admissions process as necessary.

* Field calls from customers regarding their statements.
* Contacts patients and/or patient's family concerning payer source and/or financial information needed in order to collect.
* Follows-up on all self-pay admissions, while patient is in-house and after discharge if appropriate in order to gather all financial information in a timely manner.
* Reports details of self-pay patients to Director daily.
* Coordinates with eligibility representative and assigns accounts accordingly.
* Analyze patient financial history to determine eligibility for other medical funding options, i.e. Medicare, Medicaid, and Crime Victims.
* Communicate alternate financial resources to patient and families.
* Communicate to patients and families financial responsibilities.
* Cash collections from customers paying their bill in person.
* Assists admitting with self-pay patients that present for non-emergent tests and/or treatment
* Knowledge of third party reimbursement regulations, including Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurance, and uses knowledge to expedite claims processing and detection of claims errors.
* Performs other duties as required and assigned.

Qualifications

* High school graduate or GED required.
* College course work preferred.
* One year job related experience, Health Care Financial/Collections preferred.
* Organizational and independent decision making skills.
* Excellent customer relations skills.
* Knowledge of third party reimbursement regulations, to include Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurance.
* Must successfully complete the pre-employment assessment.
* Basic computer skills required.

EEO Statement

It is the policy of the Facility to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. No person will be discriminated against in employment on the basis any legally protected characteristics such as race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 and over or as otherwise defined by applicable law), disability or genetic information (including family medical history) or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State, or local law. For purposes of this policy, race includes traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair type, texture, length and protective hairstyles (including but not limited to, braids, locks, twists, Bantu knots, hair coverings, etc.). If certain workspaces require such restrictions for health and safety reasons, non-discriminatory accommodations should be considered and implemented if feasible.

Notice

At UHS and all subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and experience with the best possible career at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail etc. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Enid , Financial Counselor, Other , Enid, Oklahoma

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