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The Financial Counselor is responsible for the coordination of all credit and collection procedures on the front end, assessing and rapid resolution of self-pay account balances, assessment of all private pay accounts, and verifying insurance and other governmental programs for inpatient and outpatient accounts.
Financial Counselors are an integral part of the Financial Assessment Service Team and a key component of the Revenue Cycle. Employees in this position are responsible for assisting with decreasing denials, increasing reimbursements, and being pro-active in assessing disposition of high dollar accounts. Financial Counselors must have a thorough understanding of charity care processing, federal poverty guidelines and indigent criteria. An understanding of liens and timely reporting of appropriate accounts is essential. Must be able to understand charge description master, provide price estimates, analyze and work daily, weekly and monthly reports.
The Financial Counselor will work closely with all members of the Financial Assessment Team, Patient Access, Patient Accounts, Revenue Management and Case Management including case managers and social workers. Financial Counselors will also collaborate with nursing units, emergency department staff, physicians and their staff, insurance companies, attorneys and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Minimum Education, Experience and Licensure Required:
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Reports to: Manager of Financial Assessment Services Team