Patient Eligibility Specialist

Mt. Prospect, IL | Job ID: 58444

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Job Description

Our Client is looking to fill a  role in the northern suburbs of Chicago. The Patient Eligibility Specialist performs specific tasks required for the efficient and effective verification of eligibility and updating eligibility as required. These candidates must also have critical thinking ability to analyze and use sound judgment interacting with callers specific to providing accurate listings of contracted providers, verification of eligibility dates for a member, updating a Primary Care Physician when applicable, and/or re-directing a caller appropriately when unable to further assist the caller. Provides general and specific information to patients, patient families and physician offices.


Patient Eligibility Specialist Responsibilities  

  • Provide listings of contracted Primary Care Physicians and/or Specialists
  • Verify/confirm eligibility for a member
  • Update a Primary Care Physician within a member’s eligibility record
  • Clearly communicate verbally and/or in writing any updates needed outside of the skill set or access granted
  • Clearly hand-off callers to the appropriate call queue for further review/resolution
  • Track/document calls as appropriate



Patient Eligibility Specialist  Qualifications and Requirements

  • High school graduate or GED is required
  • (1) year of experience in hospital admissions/registration or physician’s office
  • Strong medical terminology knowledge through coursework or experience is required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Customer/Patient Service skills



If you are qualified and are interested in the Patient Eligibility Specialist position please apply today!



Courtney Corcoran
Senior Project Manager, Healthcare Revenue Cycle

LaSalle Network


Keywords and Related Terms: Medicare, Medicaid, remittance, a/r, aging,  payment, payment plans, charity, follow up, claims, rebill, medical biller, medical collector, financial counselor, patient registration, charity, payment plan, billing , collections , claims , follow-up , eob , patient , remittance , payor , insurance , review , submit , compliance , discrepancies


LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v.


LaSalle Network is Chicago's leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. Specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, executive search, technology, marketing, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries. Since inception in 1998, LaSalle Network has served over 2,500 clients and placed over 25,000 candidates in temporary, temporary to permanent, and permanent positions