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Medical Office Assistant-Uhc Sub Specialty Clinic-Full Time

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Lafayette General Health Lafayette , LA 70593

Posted 4 months ago


Position Summary:

  • Answers telephone in a professional and timely manner.

  • Greets patients courteously.

  • Processes daily batches: a) Enters or acquires demographics; b) Prices each patient visit; c) batches the daily charges and submits batch and daily deposit to billing department.

  • Performs billing functions of recording charges and payments and proper CPT & ICD9 codes on super bills.

  • Research coding/billing communications submitted to clinic by billing department and responds to all communications in a timely manner.

  • Verifies all patient insurance coverage prior to patient visit.

  • Schedules ancillary services.

  • Schedules patients' appointments.

  • Returns patients' phone calls when necessary.

  • Secures required patient and medical information from referring physicians.

  • Collects co pays, deductibles, and balances upon discharge of patient's visit.

  • Orders office supplies and maintains inventory.

  • Maintains and balances petty cash drawer and log.

  • Completes safety checklist on intranet each month.

  • Properly checks in patient for office visit, acquiring all necessary information and entering in EMR.

  • Discharges patient from office visit, collecting co-pay, deductible and/or patient balances.

  • Schedules ancillary appointments and future follow up appointments.

  • Initiates and refers patient to specialist, sending all necessary medical and demographic information at the request of the physician.

  • Preauthorizes scheduled procedures with insurance company when necessary.

  • Maintains daily office schedule.

  • Compiles information packets for new patients to complete.

  • Ensures patient confidentiality and privacy.

  • Brings deposits daily to the bank.

  • Submits invoices to manager for payment in a timely manner.

  • Checks office mail and sorts.

Minimum Requirements


  • High School Graduate or Equivalent required.

  • Front-office medical practice experience required.


  • Physical demands considered medium work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor. Maximum lift of 11 25 pounds on a frequent basis, with a maximum lift of 21 to 50 pounds on occasion.

  • Ability to lift, push, pull, and / or move objects and equipment that fit within these weight categories.

  • Walking, standing, pulling, stooping, and reaching are all required in varying degrees throughout the day.

  • Work completion will require being on his / her feet approximately 25% of the time while working in various areas.

  • Dexterity required for frequent use of calculator, computer, and / or typewriter.

  • Frequent handling of correspondence and records.

  • Speaking and learning required to communicate in person or over the telephone with staff and / or public.

  • Work is indoor office environment, thermostatic controlled atmosphere.

  • Must be able to provide own transportation.

Lafayette General Health (LGH) is a healthcare system striving to build a regional healthcare network that delivers excellence in care and outcomes. Join us as we Restore, Maintain, and Improve the Health of our Community!

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