Centura Health HBA/Finanical Counselor - Porter Adventist Hospital in Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Located in central Denver’s historic Washington Park residential neighborhood, associates at Porter Adventist Hospital enjoy beautiful surroundings, leading technology, outstanding leadership and easy access to everything great central Denver has to offer. As a full-service Magnet® designated, 368-bed acute-care referral center specializing in behavioral health, cancer care, joint replacement, spinal care, advanced robotic surgery and organ transplantation, Porter Adventist Hospital treats some of the region’s most complex medical cases and surgery patients. Our Heart and Vascular Institute is the first and only program in Colorado to receive full Heart Failure Accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. We have also received numerous awards and honors including: The Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award (2014); top 50th orthopedic program ranking by U.S. News & World Report with high performing honors in eight specialties (2014); an “A” rating from the Leapfrog Group for Patient Safety (2014), as well as many others. The Porter tradition of blending science and spirit began more than 75 years ago by Denver businessman Henry Porter with his generous donation after he experienced care at a Seventh Day Adventist Facility in CA and sought to bring that same philosophy of care to Denver. If you are ready for a career where the work you do truly transcends the walls of a hospital, we invite you to learn more at: http://www.porterhospital.org/

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 112742_

_Recruiter Contact:_ Mikala Ford, Mikalaford@centura.org

_Clinic/Department:_* 8765 PAH HBA/CASHIERS *


_Schedule:_ Part Time

_Shift:_ Days

_Position Summary_

Accountable for making decisions supported by policy based on confidential financial information both from the facility and from patients to determine qualification for CICP (as applicable), Centura Charity programs, or payment arrangements. Utilizes scheduling and registration information to verify coverage and authorization for all scheduled procedures. After verification of benefits and authorization, HBA/FC populates price estimate tool to decide patient portion. Makes calls to patients, doctor’s offices, and hospital departments to gather sufficient information to obtain authorization and benefits Collection of patient portion. Acts as a liaison between the patients, physicians, patient clinics, case management, centralized billing office, third party Medicaid eligibility vendor and community agencies.

_Minimum Education Requirements_

  • High School Diploma or GED required

_Minimum Experience Requirements_

  • 1 year healthcare experience

  • Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT coding

  • Medical terminology with good customer service skills. Preferred knowledge of registration and billing and credit scoring.


  • CPR Certification (as required by facility)

_Position Duties_

  • Must demonstrate accurate documentation electronically on account information and updates in a timely manner.*

  • Runs estimator tool for patient portion amount.*

  • Screens self-pay patients to make the determination of eligibility for CICP (as applicable), Centura Charity programs, or payment arrangements.*

  • Interacts with the Victims Compensation representative through the District Attorney’s office and CBO for payment of patient bills.*

  • Obtains pre-certification and benefits from insurance companies for the admission or expected admission of a patient to comply with the rules and regulations of the patient’s insurance carrier.*

  • Acts as hospital liaison between insurance companies, case managers, central business office, third party Medicaid eligibility vendor and registration.*

  • Must demonstrate and maintain knowledge of registration pathways.*

  • Compliance with current eligibility technology.*

  • Must maintain patient/employee confidentiality.*

  • Collects patient portion as determined by patient’s insurance.*

_Physical Requirements_

  • Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally)

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.