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Northwell Health Cert Medicaid App Specialist in Riverhead, New York

Req Number 7098

Job Description

Job Description

Assists patient/family in completing Medicaid application. Assesses patients eligibility for Medicaid. Verifies patients information to complete application. Coordinates with various agencies and individuals to resolve individual cases.

Job Responsibility

Provides information regarding Medical Center regulations and policies pertaining to medical coverage. Contacts patient/family and conducts interviews for the purpose of assessing Medicaid eligibility. Meets with and assists patient/family in completing Medicaid applications in order to ensure coverage for Hospital, Nursing Facility, Home Care services and community Medicaid. Checks patient account for pervious balances and advises patient of all financial obligations. Informs patient of Hospitals collection policy. Contacts physicians, nurses, social workers, employers, banks, etc. to obtain appropriate medical, legal and financial information to complete eligibility status and determination. Coordinates with various local, state, and federal agencies to resolve individual cases. Answers the telephone and maintain files. Informs Supervisor of activities, issues and problem cases. Accumulates data for performance reports. Maintains departmental files and statistical logs. Enters data into Medical Centers patient registration system and financial management system. Performs related duties, as required. *ADA Essential Functions

Job Qualification

High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Knowledge of NY Medicaid program. Certified Application Councilor through NY State. Ability to evaluate research and document financial histories of patients in relation to Medicaid regulations. Good writing, organizational, interviewing and advocacy skills are essential. Demonstrated ability to operate data entry equipment, required. Ability to work well under pressure. Heavy customer service/telephone contact.