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Medical Office Admin

Hanger Inc.

Location: Mankato, MN 56001
Type: Part-Time, Remote
Posted on: June 17, 2024
Medical Office Admin
Job ID 2024-27530
# Positions 1
Job Location US-MN-Mankato
Telecommute Location-Specific Position
FT/PT Part-Time
Category Medical Office Professionals
Why Us?
With a mantra of Empowering Human Potential, Hanger, Inc. is the world's premier provider of orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) services and products, offering the most advanced O&P solutions, clinically differentiated programs and unsurpassed customer service. Hanger's Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. With 160 years of clinical excellence and innovation, Hanger's vision is to lead the orthotic and prosthetic markets by providing superior patient care, outcomes, services and value. Collectively, Hanger employees touch thousands of lives each day, helping people achieve new levels of mobility and freedom.
Could This Be For You?
Provide the highest level of customer service to patients, fellow employees and referral sources through the coordination and administration of the “front office” activities. Accurately obtain all patient information, insurance information, verification and pre-authorization information while ensuring compliance with relevant laws, regulations and established Company policies and compliance programs. Maintain excellent customer service relationships with patients and referral sources.
Your Impact
Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):
• Provide the highest level of customer service is provided to patients, fellow employees and referral sources.
• Obtain accurate insurance information, including eligibility and benefits, verification and pre-authorization.
• Provide counseling to patients advising them of their financial responsibility once benefits have been verified.
• Obtain any and all co-payments and over-the counter cash when applicable. Complete cash receipts per guidelines.
• Maintain accurate and complete patient files, ensuring that they are in compliance with the Hanger Compliance Policies.
• Ensure the privacy and security of protected health information per HIPAA rules.
• Assist with patient follow-up as directed.
• Assist with quality assurance to ensure patient satisfaction with Patient Care Center (PCC) services as necessary.
• Comply with the system of internal controls to ensure proper handling of cash receipts, including billing system data entry and bank deposits.
• Enter patient demographics and insurance verifications as appropriate.
• Efficiently manage multiple phone lines.
• Record written documentation that is clear, concise and accurate.
• File all patient charts and other documentation, following established guidelines.
• Coordinate scheduling of practitioner schedules to ensure proper coverage of patient appointments and out-of-office calls.
• Process and monitor referrals/authorizations/prescriptions to ensure complete and final information is received in a timely manner.
• Perform other duties or special projects as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
Experience and Education:
• High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
• Minimum of one year customer service, administrative or related experience required.
• Must score a minimum of 70 on Hanger's behavioral skills assessment, completed as part of the selection process.
• Must have, or be eligible to obtain, a valid driver’s license and driving record within the standards outlined within Hanger’s Motor Vehicle Safety Policy and Procedures.
• Experience as a receptionist or with medical front office responsibilities is preferred.
Additional Success Factors
Knowledge and Skill:
• Strong interpersonal, oral (including telephone) and written communication skills.
• Ability to key 30 words per minute with accuracy required.
• Ability to work with handicapped individuals.
• Understanding of Alpha filing system.
• Understanding of medical reimbursement and terminology and an understanding of front office (receptionist) duties preferred.
• Ability to use a computer, including Windows-based software and e-mail.
• Ability to use all necessary office equipment, facsimile machines, calculator, postage machine, copier, etc.
• Act with integrity in all ways and at all times, remaining honest, transparent, and respectful in all relationships.
• Keep the patient at the center of everything that you do, building lifelong trust.
• Foster open collaboration and constructive dialogue with everyone around you.
• Continuously innovate new solutions, influencing and responding to change.
• Focus on superior outcomes, and calibrate work processes for outstanding results.
Our Investment in You
• Competitive Compensation Packages
• 8 Paid National Holidays & 4 additional Floating Holidays
• PTO that includes Vacation and Sick time
• Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
• 401k Savings and Retirement Plan
• Paid Parental Bonding Leave for New Parents
• Flexible Work Schedules and Part-time Opportunities
• Generous Employee Referral Bonus Program
• Mentorship Programs- Mentor and Mentee
• Student Loan Repayment Assistance by Location
• Relocation Assistance
• Regional & National traveling CPO/CO/CP opportunities
• Volunteering for Local and National events such as Hanger’s BAKA Bootcamp and EmpowerFest
Hanger, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or harassment because of race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, special disabled veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. The company will comply with all applicable state or local fair employment laws that forbid discrimination or harassment on the basis of other protected characteristics. Retaliation against any employee for filing or supporting a complaint of discrimination or harassment is prohibited.
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