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Prime Healthcare Insurance Verifier/Financial Counselor - LHMI - Admit (INS) in Port Huron, Michigan

Lake Huron Medical Center has an unparalleled tradition of providing compassionate, high-quality health care to the Blue Water Area for nearly 65 years. Our rich history of delivering life-saving and life-changing medical care to our neighbors stands at our core as we continue to make health care accessible to all and tailored to fit our community's specific needs. We are dedicated to providing innovative, quality patient care, close to home. Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and advanced technology along with evidence based practices; we will provide superior health care to every patient, every time. As a member of Prime Healthcare, our patients benefit from the expertise of a larger hospital system, in a smaller, more personal setting. We believe that in health care, just like in life, minutes always matter.

Lake Huron Medical Center earned a five-star overall hospital rating by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), placing Lake Huron

The Insurance Verifier/ Financial Counselor is responsible for determining patient liability based on benefits and advises patient of their liability prior to scheduled elective procedures notifies patient(s) of financial responsibility; collection arrangement are made prior to services rendered for all elective care. Verifies insurance eligibility, and benefits for emergent and urgent admissions, procedures or other services ensuring communication of patient responsibility to the patient or responsible party. Verifies and secures accurate patient demographic and insurance information, updating patient account information as needed. Assists patients in making arrangements as needed for patient responsibility by time of discharge for emergent or urgent services. Screens and refers patients for possible linkage to state, county or other government assistance programs as well as Charity or Discounts as per the facility Charity and Discount policies. The Insurance Verifier/ Financial Counselor works closely with Case Management in securing Medicaid/Medical treatment authorizations as needed. Maintains effective communication skills, including verbal, written and telephone. Proficient in mathematical skills.

Education and Work Experience

  • Knowledge of standard insurance companies and verification requirements.

  • Well versed in authorization processes for all payers.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize needs to meet required timelines.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Customer Services experience required.

  • High School Graduate or GED Equivalent Required (effective 4/1/14 for all new hires).

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migratedfiles/employers/posterscreenreaderoptimized.pdf

ID: 2020-49452

Street: 2601 Electric Ave

Post End Date: 4/22/2021

Shift: Variable

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