Outpatient Pre-Authorization and Scheduling

Athena Health Provides Web-based Pre-Admissions

Good Samaritan Hospital, in partnership with Athena Health, features a convenient, web-based solution for pre-admissions - Athena Coordinator. This powerful new system helps you:

  • Improve practice efficiency
  • Increase ease of scheduling tests and treatments
  • Improve continuity of care and patient satisfaction
  • Athena facilitates the collection of patient information, scheduling of procedures, pre-admitting of both inpatients and outpatients and transmission of patient data to appropriate areas.

To access the athena Coordinator Off Site Icon you will need a username and password to log in or call  (205) 970-3344 or 800.981.5084.

What Are The Benefits?

AthenaCoordinator obtains pre-certification and verifies insurance coverage for both the physician and hospital, regardless of payor.

  • FREE to the physician's offices
  • Web-based program
  • Produces an electronic order
  • Performs a “medical necessity” check for Medicare patients
  • Can route requests to scheduling
  • Pre-registers patients, which improves the patient's check-in process and satisfaction
  • Reduces pre-certification, insurance and demographic errors
  • Reduces insurance denials
  • Same and Next Day Pre-certification

Good Samaritan Hospital and Athena Health are happy to present you with the option to allow Athena to assist you in your same and next day pre-certification needs:

  • You will use the same username and password that you currently use
  • Since it is a same or next day request you will need to schedule the patient yourself and choose the “Same/Next Day” option in the Scheduling box
  • Choose the “Other” option in the “PreCertify” box to allow it to be entered for a same/next day procedure
  • Be sure to send all clinical to Proxsys immediately to insure the pre-certification process begins in a timely manner
  • If there are any questions, you can contact one of your local team leaders.

Who to Contact for More Information on Athena Health

Talia Collins
Athena On-Site Team Leader
(937) 499-9895
(937) 286-7201 (cell)

Central Scheduling

Scheduling throughout Premier is as simple as one phone call to (937) 499-5299.

Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday, 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Dan Sweeny
Patient Access Operations Liaison
(937) 499-9501

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