We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Business Office Associate.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing the DAR (Daily Appointment Record), schedule and complete financial clearance including, but not limited to, identifying self-pay patients, patients with out of network insurance, and referral/authorization requirements. Verifies insurance benefits for timely reimbursement from federal and state intermediaries and contracted commercial payers. Accurately calculates and communicates the financial responsibility to the patient. Responsible for the collections of co-pays, co insurance, deductibles, self-pay payments, surgical deposits, and previous balances due. Accurately post payments to the appropriate account in Epic. Works independently in accomplishing reduction of receivables. Responsible for insurance verification including both the technical and professional components. Meet with patients to assist with billing questions and concerns.
Demonstrates knowledge of the organization's Core Values and incorporates them into the performance of duties
Conducts insurance verification for both technical and professional component
Responsible for collections of co-pays, co insurance, deductibles, self-pay payments, surgical deposits, and previous balances due
Meet with non-par and self-pay patients to explain various financial forms and waivers and to obtain signatures
Responsible for ensuring specialist referrals are on file and accurately documented in Epic. Work closely with patients and primary care physicians to obtain referrals when one is not already on file
Work closely with financial counselors and billing coordinators to ensure patients are aware of financial obligation and collect payments as necessary.
Performs benefit verification review utilizing Clear Quote web tool which provides patient specific estimates for services rendered due at time of service including deductible, co-insurance and out of pocket maximum. Provide patient information over the phone prior to their appointment. At TOS collect payment, obtain patient signature on the Clear quote document and scan in epic.
Responsible for the financial clearance of PET/CTs, MRIs, and CT scans. by performing Reviews the DAR (Daily Appointment Record) which lists patients that are scheduled for these tests. Performs medical necessity review to ensure diagnosis is covered under insurance carrier clinical bulletin policy. Obtains authorization for tests and documents in Epic. Communicates out of pocket expense due at time of service to the patient prior to their appointment and documents fees in epic. Schedules BA appointment so that payment is collected at TOS.
To qualify you must have a High school diploma or equivalent. Strong knowledge of front end hospital registration and/or practice operations is a must. Experience and competency with varied computer hardware and software, including registration and billing systems, word processing, spreadsheet, database, scheduling, communications. Training on appropriate systems will be provided. Knowledge of insurance companies' verification and benefit tools including web sites etc. Ability to compose and edit logical, detailed, comprehensive and grammatically correct correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of personnel including patients, families, physicians, and staff. Ability to handle matters of highly confidential and sensitive nature. Ability to recognize and identify problems, recognize implications and propose alternative solutions. Skill in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner. Skill in working independently and in following through on assignments with minimal direction.
Associate's degree plus 2-3 years recent experience in patient registration within a hospital setting or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior Epic experience a plus.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military or veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.