This position strategically provides patient inbound and outbound contact support in a fast paced and dynamic environment. The position is responsible to hold engaging conversations with patients, anticipate questions, actively share information in patient friendly language, build a positive rapport and can handle problematic interactions. The specialist takes a global approach in resolving problems and actively looks for improvement opportunities for our patients.
Provides one-stop service for Geisinger patients by providing in-depth knowledge as well as being an advocate for any issues or concerns related to processes and functions.
Performs all accounts receivable functions including, but not limited to the collection of cash, resolution of accounts, application of discounts, setup and management of monthly installment plans, communication of and assistance with financial assistance programs.
Validation of self-pay account status and insurance billing when necessary, and management of undeliverable patient statements while ensuring compliance with departmental policies, state and federal regulations as well as maintaining a positive patient experience.
Works in conjunction with other areas within Revenue Management and Geisinger to ensure coordinated activities with respect to all revenue management needs and patient satisfaction.
Works closely with various levels of staff, customers and management to assist in determining technical solutions to meet business needs.
Educates patients on billing, insurance and regulatory issues of all complexity levels.
Works in various billing systems to support the migration of new mergers and acquisitions.
Maintain compliance with Federal and State Regulations as well as internal policies.
Identifies areas were improvements can be made and takes the initiative to manage up recommendations diplomatically.
Completes necessary assigned reports or projects and is held accountable for the tasks.
Mentors/coaches less senior team members to enhance their skillsets, broaden their knowledge base and promote career growth.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Required), Minimum of 1 year-Customer Service (Preferred)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.