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Patient Financial Counselors provide assistance to patients regarding medical bills. Key responsibilities of a Patient Financial Counselor include communicating with patients, documenting payment information, informing patients on payment options, updating patient accounts, and processing insurance company forms. A well-written resume example for Patient Financial Counselor should mention the following job assets: knowledge of medical billing and insurance issues, confidence working with numbers, teamwork, effective communication, and computer competences. The ideal candidate for the role should make display of a degree in a medical office field.

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Patient Financial Counselor

  • Consult with patients on various financial options available to pay their account
  • Initiated start-up of 55 Alive Drive Program. Coordinated volunteers and marketed the program through various community relations activities
  • Process department payroll, Medicare claims and secondary insurance
  • Assisted in developing Medicare Assistance Program (MAP) and wrote initial policy and procedures
  • Assisted in developing the first Pre-Certification Program for the hospital; conducted initial research for the program
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
2

Patient Financial Counselor/ Outpatient Services

  • Followed up on insurance and patient aging. Re-submit insurance claims as necessary. Knowledgeable in timely filing restrictions.
  • Reconciled insurance and patient payments. Researched and resolved incorrect payments, EOB rejections, and other issues with outstanding accounts.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely booking of new accounts and charge orders within the billing system to insure submission of clean claims per filing time.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Science
3

Patient Financial Counselor

  • Identify and work to minimize potential financial risk of patient accounts through working daily time of service reports.
  • Accountable for the [company name] Olympia Fields center daily statistics that are provided to the VP of finance, Director of Finance, Operations Managers and Supervisor of Administrations weekly.
  • Review patient's medical records, for correct coding and diagnosis, to assure accurate billing and rapid turnaround of claims submitted to the insurance companies.
  • Act as a resource representative when questions arise regarding registration errors, proper insurance documentation and accounting correction.
  • Daily use of Medical terminology, ICD-10, CPT and HCPS Level 2 coding.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Health Care Administration
Medical Terminology
4

Patient Financial Counselor

  • Charged with collecting bills from all self-pay accounts
  • Help patients apply for appropriate financial assistance and insurance
  • Oversee all payment arrangements in the hospital
  • Consulted on the creation of a new financial assistance application.
  • Helped set up training guidelines, and electronic signature software
  • Super User for the department
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Health Care Administration
5

Patient Financial Counselor Team Lead - AAHAM Certified

  • Oversee and manage the self-pay department-floor
  • Resolve escalated calls empathetically and professionally.
  • Provide training and guidance for peers and new hires.
  • Assisting patients with their medical bill . Setting up patients on payment plans and offering discounts
  • Manage the automated dialer
  • Experienced in working directly with private insurance companies to have claims reprocessed for payment.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
6

Patient Financial Counselor

  • Obtained health insurance information on patients
  • Verified hospital benefits with third party payors
  • Obtained copays/deductibles from patients
  • Completed financial assistance applications with supporting financial data
  • Posted payments on accounts
  • Balanced cash drawer
  • Established monthly payment plans on accounts
  • Reviewed monthly charity applications with CFO
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Medical
7

Patient Financial Counselor

  • Responsible for conducting, screening and preparing application for the Charity Care/State Program, Medicaid and other Assistance to obtain coverage.
  • Complete application, review patient documentation and/or medical records to take all actions necessary to expedite benefit approval.
  • Maintain notes on hospital system, ongoing communication and provide updates with the billing department and social workers concerning patient’s hospital accounts.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with government agencies regarding the status of claims.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MS
Administrative Science / Human Resources
Tax Preparation
8

Patient Financial Counselor

  • Work with patients for repayment options
  • Review accounts for billing discrepancies
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports
  • Review financial assistance applications for accuracy and proper documentation
  • Enter patient information into computer system
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Human Resource Management
9

Patient Financial Counselor

  • Data collection in a fast paced environment, from patients without health insurance.
  • Conferred closely with other departments, but independently to bring Emergency Room accounts to a resolution to be billed.
  • Explained assistance programs thoroughly to patients and addressed questions and concerns while explaining the hospital assistance programs and Medicaid.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration
Nursing Assistant Training Program
10

Patient Financial Counselor

  • Verify patient's eligibility and benefits.
  • Obtain prior authorizations for all Oral, Injectable medication's, chemotherapy, Radiology and inpatient hospital admissions as well as new patient referrals.
  • Met with patients to discuss coverage and benefits, explained to patient what their out of pocket cost for chemotherapy is as well as their copay amounts.
  • Researched and identified available foundations where patients may obtain financial assistance and drug replacement.
  • Obtain prior authorization for medications being filled through VMOC's Oral/Injectable dispensing pharmacy. Process claims for in-house pharmacy, identify issues with claim if any and resolve with payer. Identified correct pharmacy to send specialty medications as well as Order vendor medication for patient's whom insurance had restrictions.
  • Filed appeals for medically necessary denied authorizations
  • Sign off on MD hospital charges.
  • Assist answering phones as well as other tasks around the office when needed.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Dental Assisting

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