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Medicaid Eligibility Specialist in Gaithersburg, MD at Alltran

Date Posted: 5/10/2019

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Medicaid Eligibility Specialist

Job Description

The Medicaid Eligibility Specialist will work onsite at our client hospitals to screen uninsured patients for potential program eligibility for Medicaid and other available funding sources. This individual will assist the patient in completing required applications and gathering additional documentation. The Eligibility Specialist will coordinate working with local Department of Human Services offices in an effort to determine program eligibility. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct financial fact-finding interviews with patients who are seeking Medicaid benefits.
  • Complete Medicaid and other applicable applications/releases.
    Monitor all applicants who are eligible for Medicaid or other financial assistance or coverage plans, as required.
  • Enter clear and concise notes in the required patient accounting systems.
  • Ensure all supporting documents, including applications and receipts, are obtained and filed timely.
  • Successfully help coordinate and manage the portfolio of Medicaid applicants with headquarters support staff.
  • Adhere to all relevant regulations related to our involvement with Federal, State and local government programs as well as FHS' and our clients compliance programs.

Job Requirements

  • Spanish fluency is required for this location
  • Customer Service, Social Services or Hospital setting experience
  • Computer proficiency
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the Medicaid application process preferred but not required
  • Experience working in a hospital environment preferred but not required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Dependable transportation to do field work (when required)
  • College degree preferred; related experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree


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