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Release of Info Special

Health Information Management

 

Address   Franciscan Alliance
    2434 Interstate Plaza Drive, Suite 2
    Hammond, IN 46324

Hours  Days

Calendar  Full-Time; 40.00/week

Education High School Diploma/ GED Required

WHAT WE NEED

An organized, efficient Release of Information Specialist

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Develop and maintain Release of Information letters. Facilitate the timely and accurate release of patient information. Support accurate billing and timely collection of invoices. Our Release of Information Specialists handles all this and so much more. Think you’re up for the job?

Are you timely and accurate? Are you detail-oriented? Do you love knowing that you’re an integral part of the team? We’ve got a great place to put your skills to work.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Applies broad knowledge of HIPAA regulations, organizational privacy and security policies, electronic medical record structure, release of information application and general medical documentation to respond to requests for patient health information from patients, various healthcare entities, attorneys, insurance companies and others that may be submitted via fax, phone, mail or in person.
  • Fulfills release of information requests to facilitate other internal department workflows.
  • Coordinates record release for audits and accreditation surveys.
  • Facilitate the timely and accurate release of patient information via several methods including paper, and Electronic Media.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge surrounding changes in Release of Information and charging guidelines and regulations.   Serves as a resource for information surrounding departmental and facility release of information policies.  Serves as a knowledge source surrounding release of information, record content and organization structure to the ROI outsource vendor as needed.
  • Ensures that the EHR and patient’s PHI remains secure while maintaining and/or releasing critical information. .
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge surrounding changes in Release of Information and charging guidelines and regulations.  
  • Assists leadership with development and maintenance of Release of Information letters and forms in accordance with HIPAA, organization and Epic guidelines to support the Release of Information workflow.
  • Maintains the requestor database in our electronic health record to facilitate accurate, timely release of information and to ensure confidentiality of patient information.
  • Support accurate billing and timely collection through the generation of invoices and posting of payments for medical records released, following up as necessary with tact, on outstanding balances.
  • Troubleshoot issues surrounding missing or incomplete documentation, engages leadership for assistance as appropriate.
  • Coordinates with Legal and Risk Management on the review of complex legal requests and legal processes. Assists with legal hold and preservation process.

WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED

  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Apply broad knowledge of HIPAA regulations.
  • Knowledge of types of health information and the rules and regulations surrounding their use.
  • Understanding of common medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.
  • Solve problems by analyzing information and using logic to address issues and problems.
  • Develop effective relationships with patients, hospital departments, and other external parties.


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

1-3 Years Experience

License(s):

Certification(s):

Travel: Never or Rarely

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.


Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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