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SUNY Upstate Medical University Outpatient Administrative Specialist in Syracuse, New York

Outpatient Administrative Specialist

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Department:Women's Health Services

Employer:State of New York

Payroll Title:TH Staff Assistant 2, NSSL1

Bargaining Unit:UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)

Salary:$37,101 + DOQ

Work type:Full-time


Categories:Administrative, Secretarial & Clerical

Job Summary:

The Outpatient Administrative Specialist will perform standardized patient check-in and check-out procedures including registration activities such as entering and/or verifying demographic, insurance and/or financial information; generates routine forms and other documentation. Will also work with/advise patients on insurance carrier requirements including services not covered and obtain signatures on Advanced Beneficiary Notification Forms (ABN), Waiver of Liability Forms and any other required documentation. Upon patient discharge will review levels of service and diagnoses codes as assigned by the provider and initiate discussion for collective or clarifying action as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree and two years relevant patient financial/insurance experience in a healthcare related setting or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Working knowledge of medical terminology, familiarity with medical coding, and excellent written/oral communication skills required.

Preferred Qualifications:Knowledge of medical billing requirements and ability to recognize insurance fraud/abuse strongly preferred.

Message to Applicants:

Recruitment Office:Human Resources

Executive Order:Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

Advertised:Sep 16 2020Eastern Daylight Time

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