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Authorization Specialist

Posted: March 25, 2024
Salary:US$18.00 - US$21.00 per hour
Job type: Contract
Discipline:Revenue Cycle
Work Location:On-site

Job description

Overview of Responsibilities (NOT limited to the following):

  • Contacts insurance plans to determine eligibility, obtains coverage, benefits information, and prior authorization for service(s).
  • Processes request for prior authorization from clinics and Patient Care Coordinators
  • Documents findings thoroughly and accurately
  • Makes changes to demographic information as necessary in order to produce a clean patient statement
  • Meets or exceeds productivity standards in the completion of daily assignments and accurate production
  • Maintains an error rate in accordance with departmental policy
  • Performs training with organizational staff on procedures for requesting, documenting, and processing prior authorizations
  • Performs additional duties as assigned

Must Have Skills/Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of Prior Authorizations experience
  • Active knowledge of CMS guidelines contracted insurance guidelines and coding policies
  • Demonstrated computer and math skills
  • High school diploma or GED

Soft Skill/Attribute Requirements:

  • Prior authorizations experience from a medical billing environment
  • NextGen experience
  • Experience with out of state payers
  • Ophthalmology, dermatology, surgical and/or specialty experience