Northwell Health Medicaid Screener-Part Time in Staten Island, New York

Req Number 0025NT

Job Description

As a Medicaid Screener you will obtain accurate third party billing information. Educate and assist patients in regards to their insurance coverage as it pertains to their course of treatment. Facilitate revenue cycle reconciliation and reimbursement by working with all corresponding departments.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Ascertains and verifies all third party billing information for inpatient admissions and outpatient registration as required.

  • Uses various on line products (AIM, IVANS, Epaces, Internet, etc.) to check eligibility.

  • Verifies patient's third party coverage in order to determine the patient's liability by interviewing patient or their representative.

  • Determines patient's potential eligibility for Medicaid and completes application in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.

  • Follows up all incomplete patient's Medicaid applications either by verbal or written contract as required.

  • Records and updates all Medicaid or self-pay activity on AIM and Series systems.

  • Keeps patients and their representatives informed of their insurance status and assist them with any questions they may have.

  • Utilizes Ontrac tool to follow up with patients and Medicaid applications in progress.

  • Maintains activity score standard set by the Manager Patient Access.

  • Maintains quality score standard set by the Manager Patient Access.

  • Required to maintain effective communication with the Manager Patient Access /Assistant Director.

  • Determines patient eligibility for financial assistance and complete application accordingly.

  • Inform patients of their financial responsibility if they do not have coverage and are ineligible for any assistance, and complete payment agreement as needed. May perform other duties of patient accounting and /or other patient financial services staff as needed.

  • May be required to travel/visit other departments within the hospital or other hospital/sites located off campus.

  • Trains and mentors new employees.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Required to lift, carry, pull, and reach approximately 10-25 lbs. at least twice daily. Ability to file and retrieve files from or on top of file cabinets, shelves and transfer file boxes between six inches low and five feet high.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Associates or Bachelors degree preferred.

  • Ability to read and write English.

  • Ability to type 40 wpm, edit and proof read business correspondence, computer routines and prepare reports.

  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, email, billing applications and Internet required. AIM and Ontrac, preferred.

  • Minimum six (6) months financial counseling, medical billing or insurance

verification in a healthcare facility, required.

Our Culture:

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us: www.northshorelij.com/goals

Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.