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Patient Registration Assistant II - Public Health & Community Service, School of Dental Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Aug. 6, 2021
Title Patient Registration Assistant II - Public Health & Community Service, School of Dental Medicine
University Tufts University
Worcester, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Health Services

This position is split between Worcester and Groton, MA.

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) offers one of the most forward-looking educational environments in dental medicine in the country. Tufts Dental Facilities for Persons with Special Needs (TDF) is a network of seven outpatient clinics that provides dental care to approximately 7,000 developmentally disabled patients in the state of Massachusetts under the umbrella of TUSDM and in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services (DDS).  Additional patient treatment is provided in the operating room setting at four affiliated hospitals within the state.  The TDF program also provides a venue for teaching General Practice Residents through the Tufts GPR Program and 4th year dental students from TUSDM.
Under general supervision, the Patient Registration Assistant (PRA) is primarily responsible for the following revenue cycle management tasks:

Staying up to date with insurance rules and regulations
Appointment scheduling
Demographic and insurance verification
Obtaining patients’ history of treatment provided and understanding insurance benefit limitations
Submission of prior authorizations
Generating pre-treatment estimates
Payment Collection

The PRA also provides administrative support and performs other related duties to assist in the management of the department.

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