Registrar Augusta Parallon

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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

HCA Healthcare Augusta, GA

Augusta, GA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Code: 08591-124015


Mixed (rotating weekends)


Responsible for timely and accurate patient registration. Interviews patients for all pertinent account information and verifies insurance coverage.

* Interview patients at workstation or at bedside to obtain all necessary account information.

* Bed-side registration performed utilizing carts/computers on wheels

* Ensure charts are completed and accurate

* Verify all insurance and obtain pre-certification/authorization

* Calculate and collect patient liable amounts

* Ensure that all necessary signatures are obtained for treatments

* Answer any questions and explains policies clearly

* Process patient charts according to paperwork flow needs and established productivity standards

* Welcome patient and family members in a professional manner. Contact the nursing staff for emergency medical needs and answer patient and visitor questions

* Interview incoming patients, his/her relatives, or other responsible individuals to obtain identifying and biographical information with insurance and financial information

* Verify insurance benefits and determines pre-certification status. If pre-certification is needed, call the insurance precert department and initiate review or verify authorization number provided by scheduling staff. Enter all information and authorization numbers into the registration system.

* Secure all signatures necessary for treatments, release of medical information, assignment of insurance benefits, and payment of services from legally responsible parties. Obtain copies of necessary identification and insurance cards.

* Explain policies regarding services, charges, insurance billing, and payment of account. Request full or partial payment for services rendered according to collection policies. Issue a Business Office letter to all patients according to policy

* Obtain proper authorization for treatment and approval codes from the insurance carrier for patients presenting for treatment insured by an MCO. Collect co-pays, deposits, and deductibles and documents collection status in the system and chart. Issue waivers for signatures when appropriate.

* Inform former patients or their representatives of delinquent accounts and attempt to obtain payment. Refer delinquent accounts to the Manager/Supervisor for further action

* Receive and receipt payments from patient for services rendered. Prepare daily deposits and maintains the integrity of the cash drawer

* Produce paperwork on each patient for distribution to appropriate departments. Align pertinent documents for establishing the patient's medical record and financial file

* Register and admit all patients after the other registration departments are closed. Route admission documents and forms to appropriate departments

* Price, key, and detail patient charges. Burst charts for distribution to physician's billing service, medical records, ancillary departments, and the business office. Check for double charges on all accounts

* Work with physician offices and ancillary departments, providing information when necessary or forwarding relevant document

* Document complaints received from patients, the medical staff, and ancillary departments on an incident report form and refer to coordinator for follow-up action

* Check for physician orders and attaches them to the patient medical records to ensure that patients are receiving appropriate tests

* Escort patient to his/her destination or refers patient to an available escort

* Activate all pre-registered patients that have reported for services

* Abstract patient charts once discharged for the ER and retrieves a patient Medical Record once they present to ER for treatment


* Communication - communicates clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing

* Customer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations

* Interpersonal skills - able to work effectively with other employees, patients and external parties

* PC skills - demonstrates proficiency in PC applications as required

* Policies & Procedures - demonstrates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems

* Basic skills - able to perform basic mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, punctuate properly, spell correctly and transcribe accurately


High school diploma or GED required


At least one year of admissions/ patient registration experience preferred

High School Diploma/GED

Last Edited: 09/07/2016