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Patient Financial Coordinator

Description

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is currently hiring a Flex Full-Time Patient Financial Coordinator to provide support to our Radiation Oncology department at the John P. Murtha Pavilion in Johnstown, PA This will be a Monday-Friday, daylight position. The hours per week can vary from 28 to 40 based on business need.

The Patient Financial Coordinator will be responsible for verifying patient insurance, obtaining authorizations for treatment, and maintaining subsequent authorizations prior to services being rendered, in addition to providing timely and accurate financial counseling of uninsured or underinsured patients. They will also be responsible for assisting the patient for applying for Pennsylvania Medical Assistance, the Health Insurance Exchange Marketplace and UPMC Financial Assistance Program.

Do you have financial counseling experience? Are you a team player that is looking for a rewarding in a fast-paced environment? Apply today!

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with inquiries from walk-in patients regarding billing problems in conjunction with the Patient Financial Services Department.
  • Assist patients with applying for UPMC Financial Assistance program. Ensure that all the regulatory and financial requirements are met.
  • Maintain compliance with quality standards.
  • Monitor the various work lists and work queues to ensure the appropriate follow-up within the expected time periods. Resolve complex outstanding patient issues.
  • Perform benefit education and financial counseling on potential out of pocket transplant related expenses with patients during clinic appointments and subsequent discussion via telephone on an as needed basis.
  • Submit Medical Assistance Presumptive Eligibility applications with the mandated requirement of five days.
  • Maintain department productivity levels.
  • Conduct daily review and analysis of accounts flagged for review.
  • Assist uninsured ro underinsured patients with obtaining health care coverage, with either the Health Insurance Exchange Marketplace or Pennsylvania Medical Assistance.
  • Performs duties and job responsiblities in a manner which promotes the core values of UPMC (Quality and Safety, Dignity an Respect, Caring and Listening, Excellent and Innovation, Responsibility and Inegrity) in all consumer and UPMC interactions.

 

Qualifications

  • HS/Equivalent and 4 years of experience OR BS required
  • Prior experience working with patients.
  • Familiarity with Pennsylvania Medical Assistance, UPMC Financial Assistance Progam preferred.
  • Strong PC and computer skills are required.
  • Must possess excellent communication and customer service skills.Must display leadership skills.
  • Must be able to pass the Certified Application Counseling training within the first 4 weeks of employment.
  • Must be dependable, professional, have strong interpersonal skills, be an excellent communicator and have the ability to prioritize the workload.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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