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Medicaid Eligibility Specialist Full Time Day in DeLand, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    DeLand, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    4/15/2019
  • Job ID:
    19005468
  • Job Function
    Patient Financial Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth DeLand

Job Description


Description
Medicaid Eligibility Specialist AdventHealth Deland
 
Location Address: 701 West Plymouth Avenue, Deland Florida 32720
 
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Deland
Career growth and advancement potential
Health Insurance Coverage
Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement
 
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time, Days
 
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Verifies insurance coverage for all new patients.
  • Reviews coverage and explains specific patient responsibilities such as deductibles, copays, etc. to the patient.
  • Develops payment plans including self-pay contracts and time payment agreements, based on patient’s ability to pay, for patients referred from physicians and/or self-referrals.
  • On request, provides patients with an estimated quote of charges for services.
  • Resolves financial problems identified by the patient and addresses them in a timely manner.
  • Reviews daily census for all uninsured patients and/or those who have poor insurance coverage to determine intervention needed. 
  • 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. 
  • Gathers required financial information by phone or by direct interview in a professional manner, demonstration regard for dignity of all patients and family members.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge regarding medical insurance’s coverage policies.
Qualifications
What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • 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.
  • Medical terminology and proficient computer skills required.
  • Good customer service skills needed.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Two years Patient Access Experience and or two years Financial Education experience acceptable  
Job Summary:

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.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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