Medical Receptionist: Greets and receives patients and visitors and provides assistance in scheduling appointments, patient registration, medical chart maintenance, and the coordination of patient referrals. Welcomes patients and visitors in a courteous and professional manner and verifies patient contact and insurance information on file. Arranges appointments and registers patients, ensuring that all demographic information is current. Prepares and maintains medical charts for patients, ensuring confidentiality of all patient information. Answers non-medical questions and gives routine non-medical instructions. Enters demographics of new patients, including insurance information, into computer. Ensures that referrals are available, if required. Answers and screens telephone calls and takes messages. Coordinates the exchange of patient data with referral sources. Collects, verifies, and enters into the billing system all insurance and third party resources for payment. May coordinate insurance verification and perform precertification with insurance companies. May prepare charge tickets and receive co-payments for office visit. [-] Less
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