Chamberlin Edmonds excels in screening patients for eligibility and obtaining remittances from federal, state and community benefit programs. Hospitals rely on Chamberlin Edmonds to:
Every day, our professionals help hospitals and their patients recover millions of dollars that would otherwise be lost. Our eligibility services include Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (SSDIB), state disability, charity care and many other community benefit programs. We act as your patients' advocate through the entire process and complete all necessary applications at no cost to them.
Chamberlin Edmonds' working knowledge of federal programs and our relationship with federal agencies differentiates Chamberlin Edmonds from our competitors. Examples of these programs are:
This is a federal insurance program for individuals who have been employed under the Social Security System or who have had a spouse or family member employed under the Social Security System.
SSI is a federally sponsored program for individuals who are disabled under the Social Security Administration regulations. Medical requirements as well as income and resource requirements must be met.
This is a benefit of Title II disability, which starts 29 months after the onset of disability regardless of the individual's age. We also handle application for Medicare for aged patients who are unaware of their potential eligibility.
Our nation's first catastrophic illness insurance benefit has been quite successful in assisting both patients and health care providers in the treatment of permanent renal failure. These individuals, once qualified, can receive the dialysis and/or kidney transplants needed to sustain life.
Chamberlin Edmonds works with state and community programs to obtain funding for our customers as payment for services rendered to the indigent population. We know the programs specific to each state. Examples of these programs are: