Provide in-depth knowledge and experience of third party alternate resources
with the ability to successfully communicate with staff, patients, and representative of alternate
resource agencies. Acts as an advocate for patients in the effective utilization of alternate resources,
where "alternate resources" currently refers primarily to Medicaid or Medicare, but also includes
private insurance and workers compensation. Although the specific duties of the Benefits
Coordinator/Tribal In-Person Assister will change as requirements regarding the use of alternate
resources change, the primary goal of the Benefits Coordinator is to maximize collectible claims
from third party alternate resources, with Contract Health Service's being the resource of last resort.
Obtains and processes demographic and insurance information for alternate resources for Contract
Health Services and for the Billing Office.