Seniors often pay more for medical care due to confusing insurance practices, including filing and tracking claims. A medical claims assistant will assist seniors aging in place by comparing medical records with medical bills to catch mistakes or erroneous charges. At times, claims assistants can also help reverse denied claims.
Medical claims assistance for seniors requirements
In order to be able to provide assistance to seniors with claims you’ll need current knowledge of medical terminology and Medicare practices, regulations and procedures. Knowledge of how private insurance companies works, as well as regulations and procedures. Having experience with claims for health insurance is extremely beneficial.
Medical claims assistance tips
Treat your customers like you want a referral.
Many health care companies will work with (or hire) medical claims assistants to ensure that all services are billed.
Build rapport with medical offices, elderlaw attorneys, seniors, accountants and other senior services businesses.