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Location: Fort Collins, CO, United States
Category: Administrative/Clerical Support
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 73727
Date Posted: Mar 15, 2023
Patient Access Specialist Sr position with UCHealth Medical Group in primary care and specialty care clinics in Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley, and Longmont. Full-time positions, several opportunities available.
This position is a call-center position in a clinic setting. Schedules and registers patients. Obtains demographic information and performs related clerical functions.Work collaboratively with the front desk and clinical teams to support patient care in the department's phone room.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Schedules appointments, follow-up appointments, and assigns appropriate length of visit per physician request.
Provides instruction to patients regarding what to bring to the appointment, time of appointment and location of physician. Registers patients for medical care including laboratory, outpatient services, physician or other medical office. Pre-registers patients when needed.
Collects and confirms complete patient demographics, current employer, emergency contact information, insurance and case-specific information such as referring physician.
Verifies insurance eligibility for governmental insurance payors (i.e. Medicaid, Medicare, Tricare, etc.). May complete Medicare Secondary Payor Questionnaire for all Medicare eligible patients. Reviews patient accounts for outstanding balances and forwards to Accounting.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
The pay range for this position is: $19.10 - $24.83 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.
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