Patient Financial Counselor/Authorization Specialist

US Oncology, Inc. Littleton, CO
Position Summary Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Colorado's largest and most comprehensive provider of cancer care has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Patient Financial Counselor at our Skyridge location in our diagnostic imaging department. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Ensure all insurance, demographic, and eligibility information is obtained and entered into the system in an accurate manner. -Perform insurance verification process on all third party payers. -Obtain initial and subsequent pre-authorization for services and surgeries. -Re-verify benefits and obtains authorization and/or referral after treatment plan has been discussed, prior to initiation of treatment. Ensure appropriate signatures are obtained on all necessary forms. -Utilize the Summary of Patient Reimbursement and Liability form and obtains appropriate approvals as required. -Perform financial counseling process on all patients prior to treatment, which includes patient financial obligations, billing practices and establishing payment arrangements. -Document financial counseling process and forward to Billing Office. -Assist patients in obtaining financial assistance. - Collect co-pays, deductible and other out of pocket amounts at time of visit. -Demonstrate an understanding for patient confidentiality.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS High School diploma or equivalent required. Position requires at least 3 years' medical office work experience with insurance procedures. Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal. Proficiency with computer systems a requirement. Microsoft (Outlook, Word, and Excel) a plus.

All candidates are required to pass a drug screening and background check prior to hire.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work may require sitting for long periods of time; also stooping, bending and stretching for files and supplies. Employee is required to be present at the employee site during regularly scheduled business hours and regularly required to sit or stand and talk or hear. Requires manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination for computer work. Occasionally lifting files or paper weighing up to 30 pounds. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range for telephone contacts.

RMCC offers a competitive salary and outstanding benefit package to include PTO, two float holidays, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company matching, a wellness program, and more.

* M

The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.