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Admissions Assistant

Company: Eskaton Home Healthcare
Location: Fair Oaks
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

*** $1,500 Sign-On Bonus for those hired before March 31, 2022! Some restrictions apply ***With over 2,000 employees and 36+ properties in Northern California, Eskaton is a great company to join and build a solid career with.Certified in 2019 as "A Great Place to Work" by Fortune Magazine and selected in 2018 by the Sacramento Business Journal as one of the "Best Places to Work," Eskaton genuinely cares about the financial security, health and well-being of their staff members. Eskaton is a nonprofit senior services provider serving Northern California's older adults for over 50 years. Through innovative approaches to health, housing and social services, Eskaton is Transforming the Aging Experience by offering life-enriching experiences and creating a culture of purposeful living. Well-being is the very center of our philosophy, and we express our belief that Age is Beautiful by celebrating the lives of older adults throughout the Eskaton family. In addition to competitive pay and comprehensive benefits that include a company-funded retirement program, Eskaton employees appreciate knowing their work makes a real difference in the community and in the lives they touch.Our Benefits include but are not limited to...

  • Wellness programs upon hire
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Plan, including dental and vision coverage
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Retirement Plan, 100% company funded / minimum account balance $4,000 (Minimum eligibility requirements apply)
  • Paid Time Off programs
  • Voluntary benefits & supplemental insurance availableThis position is eligible for Eskaton's health benefits package the first of the month following 60 days of employment and Paid Time Off benefits program after 90 days of employment. Some benefits may not be applicable to on call or part time employees.Position Summary:The Admissions Assistant (Clinical Scope) assists in four areas of Eskaton Home Healthcare: referrals, insurance verification and authorizations, scheduling and general office duties.Position Responsibilities include:Referrals:
    • Obtains referral information from referral sources and under the direction of the Admissions Coordinator or Clinical Supervisor, accepts referrals.
    • Data entry of referral information into the electronic medical record.
    • Maintains and updates a physician data base that is compliant with billing requirements.
    • Maintains a tracking system for referrals.
    • Assists with preparation of admission information for field staff.
      Insurance Verification and Authorizations:
      • Verifies a referred patient's insurance benefit and determines primary payer for home healthcare.
      • Provides field staff with information regarding a patient's financial responsibility.
      • Using clinical information from clinicians and the patient's medical record, obtains authorizations for service from the primary payer.
      • Tracks authorized visits.
      • Verifies PDGM Medicare episodes to ensure no overlap with other agencies.
      • Data entry of insurance information and service authorization.
      • Provides insurance, authorization information and supportive documentation to the agency biller(s).
        QualificationsEducation:
        High School or equivalent G.E.DTraining and Experience:
        Experience with PC and related software. Knowledge of medical technology. Home Care and/or medical office experience preferred. Able to learn to operate a laptop computer to perform clinical documentation and keyboarding or typing skills; previous experience preferred.The final candidate must successfully pass Eskaton's post offer, pre-employment testing which includes a criminal background check, drug test, COVID test, TB screen test and health screen.Eskaton is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.ExperiencePreferred
        • Previous Home Health experience a plus

Keywords: Eskaton Home Healthcare, Sacramento , Admissions Assistant, Other , Fair Oaks, California

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