Public Benefits Specialist
Ensemble Health Partners Naples, Florida
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March 22, 2023
Ensemble Health Partners
Thank you for considering a career at Ensemble Health Partners!
Ensemble Health Partners is a leading provider of technology-enabled revenue cycle management solutions for health systems, including hospitals and affiliated physician groups. They offer end-to-end revenue cycle solutions as well as a comprehensive suite of point solutions to clients across the country.
Ensemble keeps communities healthy by keeping hospitals healthy. We recognize that healthcare requires a human touch, and we believe that every touch should be meaningful. This is why our people are the most important part of who we are. By empowering them to challenge the status quo, we know they will be the difference
**This Position is On-Site at Summit in Naples, FL**
Interviews uninsured/under-insured patients to determine eligibility for a state Medicaid benefit or location Financial Assistance program. Assists with application processes to facilitate accurate and appropriate submissions. Follows-up on submitted applications to insure timely billing or adjustment processing.
Essential Job Functions: Public Benefits Specialists job duties include, but are not limited to: reviewing all referred uninsured/under-insured patients for program eligibility opportunities, initializing and coordinating the application process to facilitate accurate and appropriate submissions, effectively communicating with the patient to obtain documents that must accompany the application, following submitted applications to determination point, updating applicable insurance information and ensuring timely billing or adjustment posting, documenting all relevant actions and communication steps in assigned patient accounting systems, maintaining working knowledge of all state and federal program requirements; shares information with colleagues and supervisors, developing and maintaining proactive working relationship with county/state/federal Medicaid caseworker partners, working collaboratively with other revenue cycle departments and associates. Other job duties as assigned.
Minimum years and type of experience:
1-2 years of experience in healthcare industry, interacting with patients regarding hospital financial issues.
Other knowledge, skills, and abilities preferred:
Understanding of Revenue Cycle including admission, billing, payments and denials. Comprehensive knowledge of patient insurance process for obtaining authorizations and benefits verification. Knowledge of Health Insurance requirements. Knowledge of medical terminology or CPT or procedure codes. Patient Access experience with managed care/insurance and Call Center experience highly preferred.
High School Diploma or GED. Combination of post-secondary education and experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
Certifications: CRCR within 6 months of hire.
Join an award-winning company
Three-time winner of Best in KLAS 2020-2022
2022 Top Workplaces Healthcare Industry Award
2022 Top Workplaces USA Award
2022 Top Workplaces Culture Excellence Awards
Purpose + Values
Bottom line, we believe in empowering people and giving them the tools and resources needed to thrive. A few of those include:
Associate Benefits We offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to support the physical, emotional, and financial health of you and your family, including healthcare, time off, retirement, and well-being programs.
Our Culture Ensemble is a place where associates can do their best work and be their best selves. We put people first, last and always. Our culture is rooted in collaboration, growth, and innovation.
Growth We invest in your professional development. Each associate will earn a professional certification relevant to their field and can obtain tuition reimbursement.
Recognition We offer quarterly and annual incentive programs for all employees who go beyond and keep raising the bar for themselves and the company.
Ensemble Health Partners is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is our policy not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Ensemble Health Partners also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.
Ensemble Health Partners provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law. If you require accommodation in the application process, please contact
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