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Verifier/Patient Financial Counselor

Verifier/Patient Financial Counselor

Job Description

Position Summary: The position is responsible for verifying insurance coverage for each patient scheduled for a procedure and inputting insurance information into the computer and for notifying patients of their financial responsibility prior to their date of surgery and inputting insurance information into the computer. 

The staffing of the Center is based on a teamwork concept. Employees may be cross-trained in other administrative areas and may be expected to perform duties other than their normal ones as staffing and patient needs change

Whether your skills lie in patient care or administration and you prefer to work in not-for-profit health care, CHRISTUS Health facilities may have a career opportunity for you. CHRISTUS Health and our facilities are committed to being an equal opportunity employer as part of our on-going mission. It is the policy of CHRISTUS Health not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, orientation, disability, age or national origin.

CHRISTUS Health is committed to providing meaningful benefits for you and your family and to sharing with you the prosperity you help create. We support our health care teams with competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package.

  • Medical Health Coverage
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Group Term Life
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Job Requirements

    Responsibilities: 1.                  Notify patients of financial responsibility prior to arrival at facility. Provide patients options for payments  2.                  Assist patients in applying for care credit 3.                  Pre-certify and verify patient’s insurance coverage or Worker’s Comp with the proper organization 4.                  Responsible for collecting deposits, co-payments and other monies from patients prior to admission 5.                  Inputs all demographic information in to the computer 6.                  Performs other clerical duties as assigned 7.         Maintains established Center/departmental policies and procedures  8.                  Maintains confidentiality of patient and Center related business 9.                  Develops and maintains an effective working relationship with patients, families, visitors and other Center employees   10.              Documents concisely, precisely and accurately on all records or documents as indicated by policy 11.              Participates in Quality Assessment activities as directed for the continuous improvement of patient care and Center business Qualifications: 1.                  Previous experience with /insurance/pre-certification and verification 2.                  High School graduate or equivalent 3.                  Computer skills 4.                  Basic office skills 5.                  Knowledge of medical terminology 6.                  Must be alert, honest and of good character

    Requisition Number: 3009711

    Job Snapshot

    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Finance, Accounting
    Education High School
    Experience Not Specified
    Manages Others Not Specified
    Industry Healthcare - Health Services
    Required Travel Not Specified
    Job ID 3009711
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    Verifier/Patient Financial Counselor


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