Patient Advocacy Paralegal

ELAP Services

Pennsylvania, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Legal
  • Post Date: 02/17/2021
  • Website: elapservices.com
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About ELAP Services

ELAP Services is a hospital & health care company specializing in healthcare cost containment services.

Job Description

Why is this role critical? The Patient Advocacy Paralegal assists the external law firms in monitoring and reviewing prelitigation files to determine the appropriate course of action with regard to balance bill defense and member advocacy.  

 

 A Day in the Life: As the Patient Advocacy Paralegal, you act as a liaison between the Legal Department, external law firms retained by ELAP, Member Services Advocates, and other internal departments within ELAP to support legal and compliance efforts. Your ability to multi-task and problem solve is essential as you manage multiple accounts for balance bill and debt collection efforts, work with attorneys to develop legal arguments, and respond to inquiries from Client and Member Services staff. With great attention to detail, you review hospital agreements, billing statements, explanation of benefits, plan documents, and other necessary records to prepare correspondence for attorney review and approval. In addition, you will handle inquiries from hospitals, debt collectors, and/or clients. 

 

 What will help me thrive in this role?  

  • 2-4 years of paralegal or legal secretary experience
  • Demonstrated skill in negotiating and resolving conflict
  • Extremely detail-oriented and possess the ability to prioritize workload. 
  • Excellent communication, judgment, and analytical skills. 
  • Debt collection experience and knowledge of FDCPA and other consumer protection laws is preferred. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Proficiency in Salesforce a plus. 

Are you dependable, have a strong work ethic, and personal integrity? Are you interested in the healthcare industry? Are you detail-oriented and organized? Are you a team player who loves to collaborate? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? If so, you may be perfect for this position!  

Why join us? At ELAP, we're driven by a singular mission: to help companies and their employees take back control of their healthcare with a proven reference-based pricing solution. For more than 12 years, we've helped hundreds of self-funded employers across the US maximize savings and control costs. 

With double-digit incremental growth, we are guided by an entrepreneurial approach that rewards innovation and teamwork. We foster the free flow of ideas and value initiative, trust, creativity, and passion - qualities we consider essential to our success. We value our team which is why we offer competitive compensation and benefits, as well as opportunities for growth. 

 Benefits:  

  • A generous 100% paid base plan medical insurance program for full-time employees, that helps you and your family stay healthy and safe 
  • An exceptional 401(k) plan, in which the company contributes after 6 months of employment and you are vested 100% immediately 
  • A fantastic paid time off (PTO) plan which includes floating holidays and a flexible work environment 
  • Other perks include philanthropic and cultural activities, and tuition reimbursement 

Our mission at ELAP Services is based on a revolutionary idea to make healthcare fair for ALL. The same mission that drives our business translates to our hiring practices and defines Who We Are. We are committed to providing equal opportunities and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote to all qualified individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex, gender, gender identity, disability, age, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, health status, veteran status, and all other legally protected characteristics.  

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