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Requisition Number: 228732
Regular or Temporary: Regular
Durham, NC, US, 27710
Personnel Area: PRMO
Date: Feb 14, 2023
PRMO Established in 2001, Patient Revenue Management Organization (PRMO) is a fully integrated, centralized revenue cycle organization supporting all of Duke Health, including Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, the Private Diagnostic Clinic, and Duke Primary Care. The PRMO focuses on streamlining the revenue cycle through enhanced management of scheduling, registration, coding, HIM operations, billing, collections, cash management, and customer service. The Mission of the PRMO is delivering quality service by enhancing the patient experience, providing financial security, and preserving Dukeâ€™s reputation and mission of advancing health together. Our Vision is to be recognized as a world class innovative revenue cycle organization that values our people, patients and performance.General Description of the Job Class
Coordinate and part icipate in a variety of duties associated with daily clinic preparation process, patient identification, patient check in/out, charge posting, c ashmanagement and patient appointment scheduling. Position also involves customer service, message distribution, ancillary scheduling and prepar ation and referrals management.Duties and Resp onsibilities of this Level
Prepare for clinic visits by reviewingnext day patients andcompleting next daypreparation activities. Enterp re-visit orders and prepare new patient charts. Pick up X-rays, officech arts, medical records, reports, petty cash and collections bag. Filehist ory sheets, ancillary reports and all other required patient recorddocum entation. Return medical records. Attach HIPPA/Medicare documents to the encounter forms.
Check-in patient upon arrival in the practice . Identify correct patient information in Maestro Care. Verify patient demographic data. Edit Maestro Care as needed. Accurately identifythe ap propriate account for patient visit. Present and educate patientson requ ired forms and obtain signature as required by policy and procedure. Com pletes all Maestro Care check-in files and manage all appropriatealerts. Collect and post co-payments and balances on accounts due. Imprint all patient specific chart documents andrequisition/transmittal documents. C opy, file and distribute insurance cards as indicated by procedure. Coor dinate all labs/procedures as requested. Maintain private physician offi ce charts.
Prepare encounter forms. Investigate and account for missing encounter forms. Audit encounter forms for completeness and acc uracy before batching. Batches encounter forms or charge posting in Maes tro Care.
Schedule tests and procedures. Comp lete and distribute ancillary service requisitions.
Explain billing to patients according to PRMO credit andcollectio npolicies. Determine the amount of cash to be collected basedon insuran ce plan.
Check-out patients. Makereturn appoi ntments by scheduling patients into the correct appointmenttype, enterin g the primary care physician or referring physician and scheduling tests and procedures.
Answertelephone, ta ke and deliver messages to physicians, nurses and others.Report obtained medical information from patients and referring physicians accurately, completely and timely. Disseminate messages according topractice communi cation standardsMinimum Qualifications Education
Work requires knowledge of basic grammar and mathematical principles normally acquired through high school educationExperience
Minimum of one year of work experience in directly communicating and activities. providing service to patients or public; preferably in a healthcare related field. Experience in effectively coordinating multiple tasks orDegrees, Licensures, Certifications
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