Vantage Oncology Centers of Pennsylvania Financial Counselor in Exton, Pennsylvania
Reference #: P040353The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care and in 2017 Vantage Oncology joined The US Oncology Network. The US Oncology Network empowers the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home. Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians.The US Oncology Network has 1,400 affiliated physicians, 400 locations across the United States and 800,000 patients treated annuallyWe have an immediate opening for a Part Time Financial Counselor.SCOPE:Under general supervision, is responsible for insurance verification and eligibility, assessment of patient financial requirements, counseling patients on insurance benefits and co-payments. Obtains pre-authorization of services. Obtains and maintains accurate patient demographics. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:-Ensures all insurance, demographic, and eligibility information is obtained and entered into the system in an accurate manner.-Performs insurance verification process on all third party payers. Obtains initial and subsequent pre-authorization for services and surgeries.-Re-verifies benefits and obtains authorization and/or referral after treatment plan has been discussed, prior to initiation of treatment. Ensures appropriate signatures are obtained on all necessary forms.-Utilizes the Summary of Patient Reimbursement and Liability form and obtains appropriate approvals as required.-Performs financial counseling process on all patients prior to treatment, which includes patient financial obligations, billing practices and establishing payment arrangements.-Documents financial counseling process and forwards to Billing Office.-Assists patients in obtaining financial assistance (i.e. Medicaid, drug replacement), outside assistance (i.e. transportation or other community services), and all appropriate forms filled out.-Collects co-pays, deductible and other out of pocket amounts at time of visit.-Assists in maintaining manuals, logs and other required documentation as required.-Demonstrates an understanding for patient confidentiality to protect the patient and the clinic/corporation.-Follows policies and procedures to contribute to the efficiency of the front office. Covers for and assists with other front office functions as requested.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum three years of medical business office experience with insurance procedures and patient interaction.Applicants will be hired into the title appropriate to their credentials and years of experience.The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.