Review of patient information on the system: it is the responsibility of the cashier to ensure that clients who want to pay for service offered, their information is correctly captured into the hospital system.
Cash paying clients: the cashier will inform the client of the total amount due for payment, accept the cash and issue the client with a receipt.
Corporate clients: the cashier will run smart, and ensure all details are captured and deductions made to relevant cards.
Receive co-pay for various clients and issue a receipt
It is the responsibility of the cashier to ensure that pre-authorizations that have been approved and claimed online have been confirmed and forwarded to the accounts department for dispatch. The Cashier will ensure that every detail is captured and all necessary documents attached before forwarding to the accounts department.
Bills: it is the responsibility of the cashier to ensure bills due for printing are free of error and forward the bill to the accounts department for confirmation then forward the signed bill to the nursing station for the patient to sign.
Bills for insurance companies will be sent to the respective insurances once the bill has been signed by the client and the accounts department together with a discharge summary.
Ensure communication is made to insurance companies for pre-authorization and discharge of patients, immediately you are in receipt of either an inpatient insurance covered clients preauthorization or bill and a discharge summary