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Job Responsibilities : REIMBURSEMENT OFFICER I

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Company : State of Illinois

Location : Hines, IL 60141 US

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Agency : Department of Human Services

Opening Date/Time: 12/14/2022
Closing Date/Time: 12/28/2022
Salary: Anticipated Salary: $4164 – $5982 per month.
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
County: Cook
Number of Vacancies: 1
Plan/BU: RC062

This position is a union position; therefore provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.jobs2web.com website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

While not required a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) a copy of your transcripts or diploma for any degrees earned and a copy of any applicable professional licenses is recommended and should be uploaded to the Additional Documents section of your application. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended.


Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail fax hand delivery) will not be considered.

Posting Identification Number 10-82-21635

Position Overview

The Division of Mental Health is seeking to hire a Reimbursement Officer I for the Madden Mental Health Center located in Hines Illinois to investigate the financial status of liable relatives patients or patients’ estates and their ability to pay for State-provided care. Presents suits to the Attorney General’s Office for filing and interviews patients and/or relatives to obtain information used in determination of financial liability. Prepares legal documents; testifies at court hearings. Maintains files of reimbursement records; initiates and acknowledges correspondence. Explains and interprets statues policies and the basis of the charges to patients liable relatives conservators attorneys legislators and other public officials. Completes applications for Medicaid and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Job Responsibilities

  • Investigates the financial status of liable relatives patients or patients’ estates and their ability to pay for State-provided care at Madden Mental Health Center.

  • Prepares legal documents which are forwarded to the central office for processing by the Attorney General in the proper county and for the incompetent or decedents estate documents to the Circuit Clerks Office for filing.

  • Maintains files of reimbursement records.

  • Initiates and acknowledges correspondence.

  • Completes applications for Medicaid and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

  • Composes and keyboards letters correspondence copying and filing.

  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires knowledge skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college with courses in accounting economics or business administration preferably including courses in insurance estate and probate law.
  • Requires one years of work experience in the reimbursement field.

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires ability to analyze records accounts forms and legal documents to ascertain financial condition completeness accuracy and sufficiency in compliance with State laws and departmental rules and regulations.

  • Requires ability to effectively communicate to a wide range of people procedures methods and/or laws pertaining to the reimbursement program.

  • Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance

  • Requires ability to pass the Illinois Department of Human Services background check.

  • Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.

Work Hours: Mon – Fri 7:00am – 3:00pm
Work Location: 1200 S 1st Ave Hines IL 60141-7000

Division of Mental Health

Madden Mental Health Center

Fiscal Services
Agency Contact:

DHS.HiringUnit@Illinois.gov

Job Family: Fiscal/Finance/Business; Social Services


About the Agency:

The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need all across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services supports programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity Equity Community Urgency Transparency and Kindness.

As a State of Illinois Employee you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:

  • A Pension Program
  • Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health Life Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
  • 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
  • 13 Paid Holidays annually 14 on even numbered years
  • Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
  • 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually – (10 days in year one of employment)
  • 10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Program – A supplemental retirement plan
  • Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP) Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility
  • 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
  • Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)

For more information about our benefits please follow this link: https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/Pages/default.aspx


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Use the “Apply” button at the top right or bottom right of this posting to begin the application process.

If you are not already signed in you will be prompted to do so.

State employees should sign in to the career portal for State of Illinois employees – a link is available at the top left of the Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon.

Non-State employees should log in on the using the “View Profile” link in the top right of the Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon. If you have never before signed in you will be prompted to create an account.

If you have questions about how to apply please see the following resources:

State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid

Non-State employees: on Illinois.jobs2web.com – click “Application Procedures” in the footer of every page of the website.

The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your “junk mail” “spam” or “other” folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:

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