Northwell Health Medical Coordinator-Home Visits Program in New Hyde Park, New York
Req Number 001QOS
Job Category General Clerical/Secretarial
Admits patients and provides information regarding Physician Home Visit Program services and regulations. Conducts interviews to obtain demographic and insurance information. Performs a variety of other clerical duties related to patient�s program admission.
Admits patients to the program and provides information regarding the program’s services.
Conducts interviews to obtain demographics, insurance information, etc. and enters data into Patient Registration System.
Contacts insurance carrier(s) to obtain all information necessary for the successful billing of 3rd party payers (coordination of benefits, benefit coverage/limits, co-pay/deductible amounts, authorization, pre-certification and referral requirements etc.). Re-verifies insurance of recurring patients.
Assists with obtaining financial information regarding Medicaid applications and re-certifications.
Prepares patient folder, registration forms, and other related documentation.
Reconciles charge documents with patient logs and enters charges into the Patient Registration System. Batches and forwards faculty practice charge documents.
Receives and records discharge notices on the Patient Registration System to ensure timely transmission of data to the Financial Management System.
Schedules patient for visits, pre-admission testing, special tests and consultations, or bookings and arranges patient transportation as necessary.
Maintains and reconciles daily census. Notifies medical staff of patient’s status.
Answers telephone, maintains files, sorts mail and keeps inventory of supplies. Informs medical staff of all schedules, activities, needs and problems. Accumulates data for performance reports.
Performs related duties, as required.
High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
Minimum of two (2) years of health care insurance reimbursement, financial verification and third-party reimbursement experience, required. Data retrieval experience using eligibility database systems, highly preferred.
Ability to communicate well and interact with patients, families, medical staff and Health Systems services.
Financial counseling regarding Medicare/Medicaid applications, preferred.