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Patient Registrar-NYPresbyterian Medical Group-Bay Ridge-Brooklyn

Job ID 00755456 Location Kings County Medical Group
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New York, New York


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Patient Registrar-NYPresbytrian Medical Group-Bay Ridge.

OBGYN Practice

Responsible for registering, scheduling and obtaining pre-certification and authorization for patients to ensure payment from a third party payer.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Greets and registers patients in a tactful and courteous manner.
  • Obtains all pertinent patient demographic and insurance information and enters into appropriate computer system.
  • Pre-registers patients in the hospitals on line system.
  • Obtains hospital medical record number when necessary.
  • Performs insurance verification checks for Medicare, Medicaid and/or Blue Cross in the hospital billing system.
  • Performs other insurance verification functions as required.
  • Schedules and maintains daily appointments schedules taking into consideration availability of resources. Sets up clinic for efficient management of appointment flow (e.g., Medical Records retrieved, chart set-ups prepared).
  • Requests patient’s charts from Health Information and or physician’s files and requests various patients’ NYPH medical record prior to appointment.
  • Reviews chart to insure necessary test results and other relevant information is recorded
  • Requests test results from appropriate areas as needed.
  • Sends charts to Health Information to be refilled and sends charts back to physician’s offices to be filed after completion.
  • Retrieves laboratory and radiographic data from clinic information system and laboratories.
  • Interfaces with referring offices and internal departments to schedule patient exams.
  • Makes appointments for all types of medical procedures as requested.
  • Requests and obtains valid physician requisitions for all exams.
  • Assigns and update billing codes as appropriate.
  • Processes information so as to ensure that third party bills are submitted in a timely and complete manner.
  • Prepares all pertinent paperwork including authorizations, physician requisitions, diagnostics testing requisitions and transportation reimbursements.
  • Verifies and documents third party eligibility; determines patient liability and obtains authorizations.
  • Notifies patient of financial obligation for elective admissions and establishes payment arrangements according to financial policies prior to date of service.
  • Counsels' patient regarding payment options, Medicaid eligibility, and determines qualifications for charity care.
  • Interfaces with MEU and Social Services to determine Medicaid eligibility; informs patients of documents required initiating Medicaid applications.
  • Collects co-payments and fees and issues receipts to patients, as appropriate. Prepares receipts for both hospital and professional patient payments.
  • Maintains record of all financial transactions and reconciles daily cash collection.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Required Criteria:

High School diploma or GED equivalent

One year of clerical experience

Excellent customer service-telephone communication

Computer skills

Keyboard skills - Data entry skills of 4500 keystrokes- Must pass testing

Preferred Criteria:

Customer service experience

Knowledge of health insurance benefits/requirements

Knowledge of Coding: ICD 9, CPT-4

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