Financial Clearance Specialist – Chicago

Lakeshore Talent

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Lakeshore Talent is partnered with a leading Healthcare network in their search for a Financial Clearance specialist for a contract role of 3 months with the possibility of extension and/or hire. 
 
Location: Chicago, IL
Pay Rate: $19/hr
Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday
 
Responsibilities:

  • Collects patient demographics
  • Responds to telephone inquiries
  • Monitors admission / registration, scheduled surgeries, and flow of patient information through the revenue cycle
  • Checks eligibility of insurance and processes pre-certifications
  • Serves as a resource to staff and patients for insurance related issues
  • Consults with physicians and their assistants whenever questions arise to insure timely approvals
  • Follows through and makes corrections in demographics and insurances as they are discovered
  • Insures all admissions, scheduled surgeries, and certain outpatient procedures are financially cleared, to allow for maximum and timely reimbursement to the hospital
  • Interacts with various hospital departments and physicians offices to effectively schedule and direct patients through systems
  • Informs patients of any issues with securing the financial account for their encounter and completes out-of-pocket estimations as requested by patients

 Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Previous healthcare administration experience, preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred
  • Strong data entry/typing skills
  • Knowledge of Medicare & Medicaid
  • Familiarity with insurance plans

Because this position is in a healthcare setting, immunization records must be up-to-date (MMR, Varicella, Tdap, Flu, Covid-19).

JOB ID: 45979

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