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Medical Assistant/DME

Company: Mid-America Orthopedics
Location: Wichita
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Description: MA/DMEProvide on-site management of the DME program for Mid-America Orthopedics. Under the direct supervision and orders of the physicians, the DME Coordinator will provide proper fitting and education of orthopedic durable medical equipment (DME) to patients, gather necessary paperwork to facilitate billing on behalf of the practice and collect payments at the time of service as necessary. Provide training and follow-up in-services to other clinic staff members who will be fitting and dispensing DME to patients. The DME Coordinator will provide the highest level of customer service to patients, physicians, and all practice and surgery center personnel, and strive to meet the performance goals of Mid-America Orthopedics. Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provide education to patients on the application, use, care, and expected outcome for orthopedic DME products as indicated by the physician instructions and manufacturer recommendations.
  • Educate patient on insurance plans and provisions, financial responsibility, and collection of patient portion.
  • Insure that all necessary documentation is obtained as it relates to payer requirements, standard operating procedures, and the Mid-America Orthopedics DME program.
  • Perform patient/customer scheduling, education, order processing, delivery, and courtesy call back.
  • Actively promote and foster good relations interdepartmentally and with external case managers, payers, suppliers, physicians clinical and surgery center personnel.
  • Track, maintain, and order DME for the location including inventory and equipment.
  • Manage site profitability.
  • Comply with all elements of HIPAA, Medicare, Medicaid, and other required programs.
  • Develop and maintain site specific operational manual.
  • Take call after normal business hours as needed.
  • Coordinate staff schedules with office managers.
  • Negotiate with distributors for cost savings.
  • In charge of DME lunches.
  • Assist in clinic when needed. Set Yourself Apart: Skils and Qualifications:
    • Certified and licensed athletic trainer
    • 2-3 years of experience in athletic training
    • Experience with DMEPOS systems is a plus
    • Ability to utilize practice scheduling, HER, Outlook, and other computer systems
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Must maintain certifications and licensures at all times
    • ABC Certified Fitter of Orthotics, CFo is a plus

Keywords: Mid-America Orthopedics, Wichita , Medical Assistant/DME, Healthcare , Wichita, Kansas

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