Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Providence is calling a Financial Counselor (Cs Financial Assist
Wamt, Days, 0.0 FTE) to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in
Polson, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every
day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible
for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Interview patients/guarantors to provide information, education
and advice options for funding for services provided by
Identify and assist patients/guarantors in obtaining other
sponsorship including third party liability, workers
COBRA, government health or other programs, and free or
discounted drug programs etc.
Qualify patients/guarantors who may be eligible for assistance
under PH&S Charity Policies and Procedures and helping
them through the application process.
Work regularly with providers about patient care plans including
medication assistance programs, clinic treatment plans
and discharge to ensure charity approvals are appropriate based
on clinical as well as financial need.
Make charity determinations within approval limits.
Follow up with patients/guarantors to discuss resolution of
account balances remaining after insurance or other
sponsorship/charity approval, including payment plans and
discounts under PH&S and ORC discount policies.
- Work proactively with patients/guarantors to resolve account
balances, ensuring only those accounts that are truly uncollectible
drop to self-pay.
Required qualifications for this position include:
- High School Diploma or GED or equivalent educ/experience
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Coursework/Training in medical terminology, medical billing or
a related medical business field
- Experience with medical and health plan terminology and medical
necessity requirements, CPT codes and ICD-9 coding
- 3 years of experience in Financial Counseling, patient
financial services or medical billing in a hospital Business
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access
hospital in beautiful northwest Montana employing nearly 250
employees, including physicians. With expanding services, building
renovations and outstanding technology, our community hospital is
the heart of medical care in Polson, Montana and the large,
sparsely populated surrounding area. We have close ties to
Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center,
Providence's tertiary center located 66 miles away in Missoula.
Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Coeur d'Alene , Financial Counselor, Other , Polson, Idaho
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