Our community depends on us to provide high quality, compassionate care. Wood County Hospital leadership takes that responsibility to heart through a mission of personal care and professional excellence for our patients, their families and our employees.
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Patient Benefit Coordinator
Bowling Green, OH
Wood County Hospital is now accepting applications for a Patient Benefit Coordinator. The patient benefit coordinator provides personal care and professional excellence by identifying and verifying insurance benefits and initiating precertification for inpatient, observation, OB care, and outpatient services requiring case management. Also assists the Financial Services division with data analysis, clerical support, quality control, and patient account maintenance duties.
Obtain registration and scheduling documentation from appropriate ancillary departments as well as surgery. Verifies insurance eligibility of each registration / preregistration case. Makes corrections to insurance as needed. Contacts physician’s office for current insurance information if needed.
Initiate contact with insurance companies and third party payers for each case. Initiate precertification for any case that requires case management. Obtains supporting documentation as needed for procedure precertification.
Verifies eligibility for inpatient and observation cases requiring clinical contact on the part of the utilization review staff with the third party payer. Obtains clinical contact information for the UR nurse.
Hours: Full Time, 40 hours per week
Shift: Day Shift 8:00am to 4:30pm
High School diploma or equivalent
1-2 years medical terminology experience preferred