Medical Assistant, FPA Operations - New York - 10007
Mount Sinai Health System
Healthcare - Allied Health
21 Warren St
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Patient Coordinator I- FPA Operations (2359872)
The Patient Coordinator I greets and establishesfirst contact with patients, or performs in a call center capacity. Confirmsand updates patient demographics and verifies insurance as necessary to ensurethat patients have appropriate insurance for physician they are seeing.
Roles & Responsibilities:
* Greet patientseither in person or via telephone, and update their insurance/demographics inthe practice management system * Assure thatphysician accepts insurance that patients present with. If not already doneprior to visit, verify insurance prior to patient's arrival or at minimum attime of arrival before visit * Communicate withappropriate staff regarding patient's arrival, and ensure that patient'smedical record is available for physician * Process/updateHIPAA-related paperwork and other institutional forms as necessary * Collect orretrieve referrals or insurance authorizations as required * Review status ofwaiting room on a routine basis and ensure that patients are kept advised ofwait times * Ensures thatpatient has paid co-pay or collects co-pay under direction of billing staff,providing patient with receipt following established cash-control processes * May schedulepatient for follow-up appointment as needed. Provide patient with guidelinesfor requesting medical records, if necessary * May perform simplecharge entry tasks or enter payments collected from patients and prepareCashier's deposit. Note: duties are mutually exclusive and may not be performedby the same employee * Performs in a callcenter capacity (Faculty Practice Associates) * Answer phones forpractice and schedule appointments * Follow all HIPAAand any other governmental or state agency requirements regarding theappropriate handling of PHI documents * May initiatereminder phones calls for next day appointments * Performs otherrelated duties
* Education: High School graduate/GED * Experience:1year physician practice experience * Must have aminimum of one week training on-site which will be provided by practice * Prefer experiencein a medical office setting, utilizing a computer system for physicianscheduling.
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Over 38,000 employeesstrong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to providecompassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicinethrough unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diversecommunities we serve.
Formed in September2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn Schoolof Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, includingMount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount SinaiHospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount SinaiRoosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of MountSinai.
The Mount Sinai HealthSystem is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect forindividual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feelvalued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexualorientation.
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