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Transplant Financial Liaison, FT Days

Location Chicago, Illinois Business Unit Northwestern Medicine Corporate Job REQID 70757 Job Function Accounting/Finance Shift Day Job (1st) Pay rates are dependent upon experience. The minimum starting hourly rate for this position is $22.66 Apply Now

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?

Benefits

  • Annual Employee Incentive Bonus
  • $6,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $5,250 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($3,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?

Description

The Transplant Financial Liaison reflects the mission, vision, and values of Northwestern Memorial, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards. 

This position ensures continuity of admitting, registration, billing, collections, and other services through expertise in and across specific disciplines for third party payers, contracted vendors, and designated hospital programs. 

Responsibilities

  • Interviews potential Kidney and Liver Transplant candidates: gathers pertinent demographic and insurance information. 
  • Reviews all new kidney patient files for benefit exclusions and limitations. 
  • Monitors all information being sent to patients and insurance companies. 
  • Reviews and corrects all new liver registrations. 
  • Verifies transplant insurance benefits for primary and Secondary carriers for Kidney and Liver Transplant candidates. 
  • Identifies transplant benefits for both the hospital and professional components related to the transplant services, potential limitations and pre-certification requirements. 
  • Evaluates expected reimbursement to minimize financial risk of the programs including evaluating and communicating with patients potential financial responsibilities. 
  • Weekly registration for all new Liver candidates. 
  • Follow up calls for all pending Kidney transplant cases. 
  • Performs pre-certification as required for evaluation, transplant and post-transplant services. 
  • Performs pre-certification of all Access and Elective surgeries. 
  • Consults with patient's donors regarding transplant coverage. 
  • Discuss with donor the necessity of all bills coming to the transplant facility. 
  • Collaborates with the billing team concerning any patient or insurance issues. 
  • Collaborates with payer Case Managers concerning potential transplant patients listed or not listed and update of clinical status. 
  • Collaborates with Managed Care in developing and obtaining single case rate letters for foreign nationals as well as all self-pay patients. 
  • Reviews NMFF patient information forms and files copies in pre-liver patient files.
  • Coordinates with the Medical Center pharmacy the take home medications for patients who are either donors or have a single case agreement. 
  • Reviews and monitors all CMH donor patient accounts. 
  • Participates in Kidney Educational meetings. 
  • Participates in Kidney and Kidney, Pancreas and Liver multi-disciplinary meetings. 
  • Performs yearly transplant insurance audit mail out. 
  • Mails out or faxes all clinical information to payers. 
  • Supplies all insurance information to NMFF for billing. 
  • Reviews Consent forms and checks for current status including signature, date, and timeliness. 
  • Reports on activities, issues, and any action items to management and staff. 
  • Ensures responses to patient and customer inquiries, providing feedback to suppliers and providing assistance to others performed completely, accurately, and within the time frames defined within division standards, objectives, and goals. 
  • Completes other duties as assigned by director or manager. 
  • Meets or exceeds departmental, divisional, and institutional goals. 
  • Adheres to NMH, divisional and departmental quality standards. 
  • Identifies opportunities for and participates in process improvement activities. 

AA/EOE

Qualifications

Required

  • Experience in Revenue Cycle or Patient Access. 
  • Associate Degree or equivalent work experience.

Preferred

  • Experience in Epic HB and PB Billing.
  • Experience in Transplant Billing or Transplant Clinical applications
  • Understanding of Transplant contracts.

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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