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Department: Heart Clinics Northwest - Coeur d'Alene
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Days
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Job Details:
  • Job Summary:

    Collects demographic, insurance, and financial information from incoming patients prior to delivery of services.  Identifies and verifies active payer sources for patients.  May assist in point of service admissions processes.  Obtains any pre-authorizations / pre-certifies services to secure payer payment obligation.  May review claims or records to ensure accurate completion or coding in an effort to reduce reimbursement denials.  Calculates and communicates patient financial liability as assigned by patient’s insurance policy.  Educates patients on insurance policy limitations, self-pay obligation, payment alternatives, and assists patient in navigating the financial assistance programs offered through the Business Office.  Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

     

    THIS POSITION WILL BE LOCATED AT KOOTENAI HEALTH IN

    COEUR D’ALENE, IDAHO.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    1.       High school diploma required.

    2.       Minimum of 1 to 3 years experience in Patient Registrar, Medical Billing Office or Insurance required.

    3.       Knowledge of ICD9, CPT4, and HCPCS codes; and Medical Terminology required.

     

    Essential Job Functions (Physical Requirements):

    • Majority of shift spent sitting.
    • Ability to work at computer terminal for a specified period of time. 
    • Frequent stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and pushing heavy equipment.
    • Read charts, dials, equipment settings, literature and other printed and handwritten materials.
    • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
    • Communicate with patients, physicians, families and co-workers in person and on telephone.
    • Work with equipment and manipulate equipment settings, computer keyboard, etc.

    Work Environment: 

    ·    KMC operates 24 hours per day each day of the year; operational needs of departments may require that you be available to work all shifts, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the patients.

    ·    Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment.

     

     



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