Financial Resource Coordinator I (St. Louis, MO)

| St. Louis, MO
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Additional Information About the Role

  • Monday - Friday 5am - 2:30pm
  • Every 3rd Saturday and Sunday 7am-8:30am
  • Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Overview

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.

BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community health programs and regional economic development.

BJC's patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.

Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Responsible for providing financial counseling services. Collection of copays and deposits from patients. Completes an initial assessment of the patient to determine if they qualify for Medicaid assistance. Works with the patients/families to obtain the required information, documentation, signatures and negotiations. Assists patients as needed with completing forms for Charity application. Follows up with patients to assure compliance. Reviews accounts for accuracy to assure maximum reimbursement for the Hospital.

Responsibilities
  • Performs financial analysis and counseling for applicable admissions or pre-admissions, in order to identify and address any potential problems with insurance benefits and the patient?s ability to pay. Notifies Case Management of insurance issues.
  • Request payment, as applicable, before or at the time of admission due to unmet deductibles, inadequate or no insurance coverage, uncovered services, package price services or previous bad debt accounts.
  • Provide assistance to uninsured patients and families. Perform evaluation for possible insurance coverage or other payment opportunities.
  • Documents appropriate financial information into the computer system.
  • Assist patients with account balance questions, itemized statement requests and resolving billing issues. Communicates in a professional, positive and respectful manner with patients. Be able to provide consistent excellent customer service in a variety of situations. Maintains effective communication with Revenue Management.

  • Minimum Requirements

    Education
  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Experience
  • 2-5 years

  • Supervisor Experience
  • No Experience

  • Preferred Requirements

    Education
  • Associate's Degree

  • Licenses & Certifications
  • Cert Application Counselor

  • Benefits and Legal Statement

    BJC Total Rewards

    At BJC we're committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
    • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
    • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
    • 401(k) plan with BJC match
    • Tuition Assistance available on first day
    • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
    • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
    • Adoption assistance
    To learn more, go to http://www.bjctotalrewards.com/Benefits

    *Not all benefits apply to all jobs

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer
    More Information on BJC HealthCare
    BJC HealthCare operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in St. Louis, MO. BJC HealthCare was founded in 2022. It has 16620 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 53 open jobs at BJC HealthCare, click here.
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