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Financial Counselor

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Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 121375
Job Family: Patient Accounting/Registration
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Monday through Friday first shift
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 52031082941618-Financial Counseling

Overview

Job Summary 

Completes financial evaluations and ensures adherence to regulations related to the admission process, insurance coverage including Medicare/Medicaid and participates in the collection of bad debt. 

Essential Functions 

• Verifies financial status and insurance coverage of residents prior to admission.

 • Analyzes financial status and facilitates the Medicaid application process. Serves as department liaison with medicaid workers during application process and ensures FL2 prior approval process is completed prior to admission.

 • Coordinates tracking at facilities of on-going financial coverage.

 • Ensures appropriate distribution of non-covered letters, discharge letters, notification of transfers within facilities and other correspondence to maintain regulatory compliance and on-going coverage. 

Education, Training, and Experience 

High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelors Degree in job related field preferred. Must have knowledge of financial coverage and regulations in long-term care. 5 years experience in long-term care social work, admissions and/or financial services. Must demonstrate positive, cooperative communication with a variety of customer and peers.