Eligibility Specialist

Eligibility Specialist

02 Sep 2020
Texas, Ustx 00000 Ustx USA

Eligibility Specialist

Job Description

The main purpose of theEligibility Specialist is to ensure patient(s)/client(s) are enrolled into DSHS programs and HRSA Sliding Scale Programs for medical and dental services.

  • Assesses/screens patients/clients financial situation for eligibility to qualify for various grants and sliding fee scale (SFS).
  • Updates job knowledge via quarterly departmental trainings and state programs as required by grant policies, etc.
  • Responsible for educating the patient(s)/client(s) on the servicescovered by the various grants/SFS that they qualify for.
  • Maintains patient(s)/client(s)confidentiality by protecting information in the practice management software.
  • Keeps eligibility records neat, organized, and confidentially filed/stored at all times.
  • Scanning, faxing, chart documentation of DSHS and HRSA Sliding Scale Programs.
  • Responsible for submission of eligibility reports as required to supervisor on a monthly basis.
  • CAC Certification will be required within the first year of employment.
  • Responsible for scheduling, taking payments, etc. as it relates to patient accounts.
  • Carries out other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Some College/Associate's Degree preferred
  • Must have at least one year of customer service experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written, communication, organizational skills.
  • Minimum of one year office experience required.
  • Requires a valid Texas Driver’s License, appropriate driving record and auto liability insurance that meets the minimum required by State of Texas statute.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of and ability to work and engage with uninsured, under-served and under-represented populations.
  • Able to type at least 40 wpm with basic computer skills.
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Information

Wellness Pointe is an Equal Opportunity, 'Veteran Friendly' Employer.

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Job Details

  • ID
    JC4704642
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  • Job type
    Full-time
  • Salary
    USD N/A N/A
  • Hiring Company
    Wellness Pointe
  • Date
    2020-09-01
  • Deadline
    2020-10-31
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