R1 RCM Financial Counseling Rep Representative I in Missoula, Montana
Location: Lifepoint Community Medical
Shift Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
The Financial Counselor will be responsible for counseling patients or parties responsible for payment. The Patient Financial Counselor will educate patients on their responsibilities and potential options. The PFC is responsible for accurately and compassionately explaining to the patient their financial obligations during the financial counseling session. In addition, the counselor must obtain any necessary pre-certifications or authorizations and assist with any financing or third-party applications.
In this role, the successful candidate must display a strong sense of patient care and attention to detail.
Explain financial responsibilities for services received, payment options and collection procedures to patients or parties responsible for payment.
Counsel patients regarding insurance benefits and recommend alternative sources of payment and financial assistance when appropriate.
Contact insurance carriers or other sources and act as an advocate for the patient.
Initiate process for collecting prepays due and perform follow up activity to insure maximum collection is achieved.
Identify hospital, public and private financial assistance programs for patients unable to meet their financial obligations.
Work with Case Management, Clinical Staff, Medicaid Vendor, and Family Independence Agency to assist patients and families in completing assistance program applications and determine eligibility and coverage.
Notify manager, physician and servicing department of possible delay of service for any elective, urgent admissions, procedures and scheduled diagnostic testing which have not been approved prior to the date of service.
Maintain accurate documentation of pre-processing information.
Provide assistance to uninsured patients and families in completing and filing Medicaid or assistance program applications with the appropriate agency.
Perform all other duties and projects as assigned.
High school diploma is required
At least one year of call center experience
Attention to detail
Strong customer service experience
Ability to multi-task and navigate between multiple systems simultaneously
Ability to handle a large volume of incoming calls
Previous experience as a financial counselor with background in medical terminology preferred
Understanding of State and Federal assistance
For this US-based position, the base pay range is $17.87 - $23.05 per hour . Individual pay is determined by role, level, location, job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.
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Working in an evolving healthcare setting, we use our shared expertise to deliver innovative solutions. Our fast-growing team has opportunities to learn and grow through rewarding interactions, collaboration and the freedom to explore professional interests.
Our associates are given valuable opportunities to contribute, to innovate and create meaningful work that makes an impact in the communities we serve around the world. We also offer a culture of excellence that drives customer success and improves patient care. We believe in giving back to the community and offer a competitive benefits package including:
Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision & RX Coverage
Paid Time Off, Volunteer Time & Holidays
401K with Company Match
Company-Paid Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability & Long-Term Disability
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R1 RCM is a leading provider of technology-driven solutions that transform the patient experience and financial performance of hospitals, health systems, and medical groups.
Our mission is to make healthcare simpler, so providers and patients can focus on what matters most. R1’s proven and scalable operating models seamlessly complement a healthcare organization’s infrastructure, quickly driving sustainable improvements to net patient revenue and cash flows while reducing operating costs and enhancing the patient experience. Our priority is to always do what is best for our clients, patients, and each other.
Headquartered near Salt Lake City, Utah, R1 employs over 27,000 people globally and is traded on the Nasdaq stock exchange under the symbol “RCM.”