BJC Careers

REP, PATIENT ACCESS II - Full Time

Belleville, IL
Patient Access


Job Description

Job ID: 1178012
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Memorial Hospital Belleville is located in a well-established west Belleville neighborhood at 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville Illinois. In addition, we have diagnostic centers in O'Fallon, Illinois, and an off-campus physical therapy center in east Belleville.  As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital Belleville provides full and part-time employment for more than 2300 people.


 


Facts at a Glance:                                                                    


•Accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)


•Members, Illinois and American Hospital Associations


•Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Public Health


•IDPH designated Regional Hospital Coordination Center for the Edwardsville Public Health and Medical Response Region


•Serving the healthcare needs of area residents since 1958


•Designated Magnet™ facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)


•Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Chest Pain Centers


•IDPH designated Stroke-Ready Hospital


•Medical staff with more than 400 members representing 42 specialties

Patient Access works to accurately and promptly collect required information for registration & pre-registration services to both inpatients and outpatients.   The department also provides centralized billing & collection services using a computeried billing system to generate the patient's bill for all patient services and supplies, receives and processes the payments, applies the payments to the patient accounts and generates accounts receivable reports as needed. 


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Role Purpose

To ensure prompt and efficient access to hospital care, by providing exceptional service to customers during the registration experience. Create a customer focused environment through effective communication with patients and guests. Accurately collect reimbursement information for clinical care and reimbursement.


Responsibilities

  • Communicate in a professional, positive and respectful manner with patients and offices. Be able to provide consistent excellent customer service in a variety of situations.
  • Assures hospital compliance with Medicare Secondary Payor (MSP), HIPAA Privacy Standards, Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities, Advance Directives, Consent to Treat, EMTALA, JCAHO Requirements. Ensures each patient completes HIPAA acknowledgement and offers financial assistance information.
  • Validates that the order is complete with two patient identifiers, a dated signature by the ordering provider, an appropriate diagnosis is indicated for the test being ordered, and correct that the correct test is indicated.
  • Perform price estimation prior to service and issues ABN to the patient to collect their non-covered amount due for the scheduled services.
  • Proficient on the hospital registration, scheduling systems and has the ability to work multiple points of service areas. Registers, verifies insurance, checks insurance eligibility, scans and retrieves documents in the Activefax system. Provide preparation instructions for each procedure scheduled. Proficient in insurance basics to recognize commercial and government plans and when to obtain a referral or authorization. If required, determine appropriate point of service payment and obtain amount from the patient by utilizing appropriate scripting.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Associate's Degree
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • CHAA

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer