UF Health Shands Hospital
Provides financial counseling to inpatients, outpatients and emergency room patients and/or their guarantors. Establishes and/or confirms patient's account number and/or medical record number as well as securing appropriate socio-economic data relative to each account. Conducts detailed financial screening and analysis, including money collections, arranging monthly payment plans, completing federal or state documents, such as the Medicare Secondary Payor, and/or obtaining sponsorship for the patient. Verifies insurance information, obtains applicable pre-certifications, notifications and/or authorizations. Coordinates with internal and external departments as needed regarding any patient financial issues.