Financial Clearance Specialist

3+ months agoChicago, IL


Kforce has a client that is seeking a Financial Clearance Specialist in Chicago, IL.Responsibilities:

  • Contacting patients regarding self pay and out of network status
  • Obtains insurance verification and benefits using an automated verification tool, insurance carrier websites, or by phone
  • Prepares an estimate for scheduled service and notifies the patient/guarantor of any applicable out of pocket and requests payment if applicable
  • Accurately documents all information in the appropriate fields and or/account notes
  • Obtains all necessary authorizations for scheduled clinic visits and office based procedures and accurately documents all information in the appropriate fields and/or account notes
  • Organizes, prioritizes and reviews daily work activity to ensure completion of assigned workload
  • Courteously answers telephone and/or emails and answers all questions in a timely manner
  • Maintains a positive working relationship with patients/guarantors, insurance companies, clinical personnel, co-workers, and management to promote teamwork, cooperation, and a positive public image
  • Participates in a variety of unit and hospital educational programs to maintain current skill and competency levels
  • Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested
  • Collects patient demographics, responds to telephone inquiries, checks eligibility of Ins. and processes pre-certifications


  • Familiar with insurance plans; EPIC
  • Strong Knowledge of Medicare & Medicaid
  • EPIC and healthcare experience preferred
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."