This position greets patients and families, conducts patient registration, and obtains financial reimbursement and applicable insurance information for all patients accessing service at FHP medical facilities. Reviews all account information to optimize collection efforts and system recording events. Expedites reimbursement, ensures compliance, and resolves issues as they arise to promote point of service decisions. Performs financial counseling when appropriate. Explains and obtains signatures on registration materials and legal forms, such as Consent for Healthcare Services, Financial Agreement, Advance Directive, Patient Grievance policy.
Tanana Valley Clinic (TVC) has provided state-of-the-art medical services to the Fairbanks Community and Interior Alaska for over 50 years. TVC is a 60-provider multi-specialty group. We have an excellent group of physicians and clinical staff, many of whom have been at TVC for 20+ years, as a testament to our friendly work environment. Our passionate staff seek to make TVC the Medical Home for the people of the Interior of Alaska.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Requires excellent customer service skills and knowledge, as normally acquired with one (1) or more years of related work experience. Requires the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously between heavy phone volume, multiple computer systems and frequent interruptions with minimal supervision and ability to work independently. Requires excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills to effectively interact with a wide range of audiences. Must have the ability to handle ongoing face-to-face contact with patients and staff while functioning in a busy medical office environment.
Strong knowledge in the use of common office software, word processing, spreadsheet, and database software are required.
As is typical in this industry, variable shifts and hours, and on-call duties may be required.
Medical terminology experience is preferred.
Prior experience with clinic and/or hospital registration and prior authorizations is preferred.
Notary license and experience preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS
OE - Typical Office Environment: (Accountant, Administrative Assistant, Consultant, Program Manager)
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