Patient Financial Counselor

Location: Norton, Kansas
Date Posted: 10-12-2018
Company: Norton County Hospital
Job Title: Patient Financial Counselor

Norton County Hospital has an immediate, full-time, opening in our Patient Access Center for a Financial Counselor.  This applicant must have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, strong computer skills and work efficiently with attention to detail.  Our benefit package includes paid vacation, sick days, holidays, health insurance, supplemental insurances, and KPERS retirement, life insurance, and disability. 
 
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Review Census Data report to identify patients with potential financial obligation.
  • Verify insurance in multiple systems and the potential patient liability through insurance websites to prepare for discussion with patient.
  • Advise and counsel patients and guarantors as to rights, responsibilities and procedures with regards to payment for services.
  • Collect upfront payments for patients and records payment accurately.
  • Assist and screen patients who may qualify for the hospital’s financial assistance program.
  • Direct patient to a Medicaid representative if they appear to qualify for assistance.
  • Assist patients in reviewing their bills and finding solutions for payment
  •  on existing accounts.
  • Review bad debt accounts and perform follow-up procedures with various agencies used for the recovery of bad debt accounts.
 
Applications can be picked up at the Hospital Admissions Desk, requested by email from shempler@ntcohosp.com, or printed from our website www.ntcohosp.com under “Our People--Employment Opportunities.”   Please return resume or application to Shannan Hempler, Human Resources, Norton County Hospital, P.O. Box 250, Norton, Kansas 67654 or emailed to shempler@ntcohosp.com.  EOE.
 
 
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