POSITION: PATIENT BENEFITS COORDINATOR
RESPONSIBLE TO: Patient Registration Manager
SALARY: Step Range: 9 $34,912-28 $61,218; Full Benefits
CLASSIFICATION: Non-Management, Full-Time, State Funded
LOCATION: Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services Klamath Falls, Oregon | Wellness Center Chiloquin, Oregon
The primary purpose of this position is to function as an advocate for patients in the effective utilization of alternate resources such as Medicare, Medicaid, Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), Bureau of Employment Compensation (BEC), Private Insurance Billing (PIB, Children’s Special Health Services, Aid to Families with Dependent Children(AFDC), Oregon Health Plan, etc. The primary responsibility of this position is to ensure that all patients who are eligible for alternate resources are identified, contacted and encouraged to apply for and maintain eligibility for available benefits.