As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!
The Insurance Specialist is tasked with identifying candidates for the Health Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP) program. In addition to assisting with identifying the potential candidates, other responsibilities will include assistance with enrollment, working closely with family and the agency through the enrollment process; identify all sources for payment, documenting accounting system including progress notes and all required activities to ensure accurate reporting and following the case through the approval process. This individual will work closely with the EES onsite teams to coordinate the patientï¿½s application process
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Others may be assigned.
Performs an in-depth analysis of all inventory identified as eligible. The analysis includes, but not limited to review of patientï¿½s demographics, payor data review, understanding payor methodology, commercial vs. government payor structures. Working knowledge of chronic illnesses, researching and understanding of diagnosis and patientï¿½s prognosis, reviewing medical records as necessary to determine eligibility
Develop a working relationship with patient and/or family through application process for completion and follow-through of each case. Working closely with State agencies to facilitate case approval, filing appeals as necessary. Contacting patientï¿½s employer HR department and/or insurance company to gain knowledge on insurance fee structure
Secures all required forms and data for the program, develops working relationship with MECS Director, Social Workers and Case Management, PA Directors as needed to communicate progress on the application status as well challenges with the case and how it may affect the payor outcome. Understanding of revenue reclassification
Follows up on all assigned inventory timely according to documentation and follow-up guidelines. Documents thoroughly, applies all necessary codes to ensure accounts are captured correctly through our reporting. Once approval is obtained ensures coordination of benefits are correctly documented and verified
Works closely with management team to continue the development of the program
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Working familiarity with the rules and regulations pertaining to Federal, State and County programs
P/C systems literate including Windows, and Micorsoft Outlook, Excel and Word programs
Ability to work independently
Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as the clear understanding of the English language
Detail oriented, with strengths in dealing with multiple facilites, Supervisors, and Hospital platforms
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with efficiency
Valid Drivers License and auto insurance
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience preferred to perform the job.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Minimum 2 years of work experience in the medical field
Knowledge of Medical terminology
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.
Must be able to work in sitting position, use computer and answer telephone
Ability to travel
Includes ability to walk through hospital-based departments across broad campus settings, including Emergency Department environments
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Office or Hospital Work Environment
Approximately 10% travel may be required
Job: Conifer Health Solutions
Primary Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
If Other Shift, Specify: Monday-Friday
Shift Begin: 8:00 AMShift End: 5:00 PM
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005010994
About Tenet Healthcare
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.