This position at the Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serves as a financial counselor to patients. The position is responsible for assisting pateints in obtaining medical coverage, on-site collection of bills, setting up payment plans and for qualifying and enrolling patients for coverage through the Affordable Care Act either with medicaid, Medicare or through the State of Illinois Insurance Exchange. This position also serves as liaison with specialist offices and ancillary serviced (eg, lab, radiology, CT, MRI, major procedures) by coordinating the care patients receive amoung the different providers. In addition, this position serves as the primary contact for managed care and health maintenance orginizations by obtaining the necessary approvals and documentation to proceed with providing services. This position invovles direct contact with patients.