Medical Records Clerk - Legal

at First State Orthopaedics in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Position Objective:  Processes requests from Medical Records from Attorneys, Third Party Vendors, Disability Determination Services and Insurance Companies in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with the established HIPPA and State of Delaware Guidelines and procedures of First State Orthopaedics. 

Position Requirements:  High School Diploma. Good communication and computer skills, good working knowledge of general medical terminology and general mathematical skills.

Detailed Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain a working knowledge of the NextGen EPM, EMR, and ICS operating system
  • Review and verify all incoming medical record requests are compliant with regulations
  • Contact requestor for invalid authorizations and follow up on receipt of valid authorization
  • Process medical records requests by copying or printing requested information
  • Creates and faxes prepayment invoices based on regulations to requestor
  • Properly documents Nextgen EPM with invoice information
  • Maintains pending invoice filing system
  • Processes legal checks deposited and creates encounters for each check
  • Indentifies checks needing distribution to other departments
  • Properly documents Nextgen EPM with check receipt and records mailng address
  • Verifies deposit total with legal check processing total
  • Completes deposit remittance processed detail form and gives to charge processor
  • Communicates with Attorneys and other requestors through phone, email and/or fax

Physical/Mental Demands: High levels of mental concentration are required.  Must handle multiple tasks simultaneously and subject to interruptions.  Physical effort requires sitting for long periods of time and repetitive movements consisting of reaching, sorting, walking, standing, etc.

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Job Posting: 1073060

Posted On: Nov 14, 2022

Updated On: Dec 30, 2022

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