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Trinity Health Of New England is a leader in employee benefits and career progression. They are offering new job position Patient Access Representative 40 hrs 2nd shift Evenings in Springfield, MA 01104.
Job: Patient Access Representative 40 hrs 2nd shift Evenings
Company: Trinity Health Of New England
Location: Springfield, MA 01104
Facility: Mercy Medical Center Interviews all patients in person or by telephone. Obtains demographic and financial information and enters all data into Meditech system. Ensures that necessary third party payor requirements and certifications are covered for financial reimbursements. Performs other clerical and record keeping tasks related to admission, registration or transfer of patients.
Interviews all patients to obtain demographic and financial information, inputs data into Meditech system. Identifies party that can legally authorize services. Sorts and distributes all appropriate copies and completes all phases of registration process, (i.e.) other papers, patient bracelet, patient rights, Health Care Proxy info etc.
Coordinates bed assignment for all patients. Works cooperatively with Nursing, surgery, recovery room, emergency room and, physician’s office. Assigns beds, transfers and coordinates all admissions. Maintains death books and releases information to funeral homes.
Ensures that all entries concerning demographic, financial and advanced directives and other relevant information is entered accurately and efficiently. Selects medical record number that identifies the correct patient, per policy.
Has a clear understanding and explains hospital policies or regulations concerning valuables, patient’s rights, health care proxy, Notice to Medicare beneficiaries, and hospital mission.
Responsible for upfront collections, co-pays and high deductibles.
Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsive and courteous hospital environment. Participates as a team member by performing additional assignments when requested.
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