Eligibility Assistant Worker I
|Benefits:|| Paid Time-Off (PTO), Holiday, Health/Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability, 403b Retirement Plan|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||Assist in securing access to available health, dental, and other assistance programs. Registers clients seeking Medical/Dental services and assists with Health and Human Services Commission-Your Texas Benefits applications. Performs complex clerical work, and works with Centers automated patient database and related systems. |
|Duties:|| Greets Clients at the window and directs them accordingly.|
Interviews and registers clients as necessary.
Responsible for the accurate completion of all patient information entered into the PMS.
Verify client using several identifiers before entering into Practice Management System (PMS).
Verify client demographic information at time of update.
Explains registration policies/procedures for staff/clients.
Responsible for scanning registration documents into Practice Management System (PMS) accordingly.
Assists clients with registration discrepancies to expedite enrollment.
Assists clients with eligibility for sliding fee discounts as applicable based on policy and procedures.
Screens and refers any potential clients to third party programs such as Food Stamps, Medicaid, TANF BCCS, FP, and County Indigent etc. for assistance.
Verify information received from clients through the use of telephone or written verifications.
Issues Center registration ID letter (one per family).
Assist client and staff with 30 Day Extension if needed.
Maintains daily log of applicants seeking services.
Checks and makes necessary corrections on fast track registration done outside of the registration department.
Schedule appointments for Registration and/or with Primary Care Provider when necessary.
Updates consents and other pertinent forms as needed.
Files Consents for Treatment.
Answers the telephone according to policy and transfers calls appropriately.
Prepares copies, sends and receives faxes as needed.
Keeps working area clean and organized.
|Qualifications:|| Graduate from an accredited high school or GED graduate.|
Two years technical/vocational school in Business Administration or two years experience in similar and/or healthcare setting.
Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred.
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