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Medical Receptionist

  • Location: Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut
  • Salary: 20-21 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Professional
  • Start Date: 2022-04-25
  • Job Ref: 22-08493
Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:
  • Support office workflow, authorizations, clinician schedule and other branch-related operations.
  • Provide the highest level of customer service to patients, fellow employees and referral sources.
  • Lead in answering phones, greeting patients, data entry and patient intake.
  • Obtain accurate insurance information, verification and pre-authorization via internet status checks and phone calls.
  • Support claim billing by ensuring that claims are accurate, timely and fully documented.
  • Provide counseling to patients advising them of their financial responsibility and obtain credit agreements for outstanding balances.
  • Regular communications with patients for scheduling and status updates
  • Maintain accurate and complete patient files.
  • Provide status updates to patients and internal team.
  • Coordinate scheduling of patients and practitioners.
  • Review clinician documentation to ensure that patients' charts are complete.
  • Perform other duties or special projects as assigned.

Qualifications / Requirements:
  • At least one year relevant experience and/or training.
  • EMR experience preferred
  • Understanding of medical reimbursement and terminology and a complete understanding of general office duties.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral (including telephone) and written communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills including Windows based office technologies and automated billing systems.
  • Ability to use all necessary office equipment, facsimile machines, calculator, postage machine, copiers, scanner.
  • Knowledge of state, federal and regional collection and reimbursement laws where applicable.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Proficiency with basic math and accounting skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member.
  • Spanish speaking a plus.