The primary purpose of the Financial Coordinator position is to provide assessment and coordination of all fiscal aspects of patients served by Ambulatory Care Services and the Cancer Center Team. Ensures that pertinent and accurate insurance information is obtained from the patient and subsequently updated in the hospital’s computer system for billing purposes. The Financial Coordinator is a patient advocate whose responsibilities are to guide assigned patients through the process of obtaining financial coverage for services (Medicaid, disability, charity care, etc.) and obtaining authorizations/approvals for scheduled visits, procedures and surgeries. Provides patients with information pertaining to financial responsibility and provides basic education and/or referral to various insurance plans and programs.