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Insurance Verification Specialist

Posted: September 18, 2023
Salary:US$20 - US$23.55 per hour + health, dental, vision insurance and 401k
Location:Oak Brook
Job type: Contract
Discipline:Revenue Cycle
Work Location:On-site

Job description

We are looking for an individual with 2 years of insurance verification, benefits, or billing

Location - Onsite position in the Oakbrook office

Salary - $41,000-$49,000 a year based on prior experience

Contract to hire role with a great mental health organization

Shift - Mon to Fri 9am to 5:30pm or 8:30am to 5:00pm

Job Responsibilities

  • Communicate with payors to verify eligibility and benefits, confirm anticipated patient out of pocket expense, and determine next steps for prior authorization.
  • Prioritize urgent benefits.
  • Create and distribute patient benefit letters
  • Document progress in project management system.
  • Develop single case agreements if necessary
  • Collaborate with admissions team to provide information in a timely fashion.
  • Coordinate efforts with billing team.
  • Create a positive patient experience
  • Actively participate as a team member in resolving issues as they are identified

Other requirements of the Prior Authorization role include:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Experience in a healthcare related field, specifically insurance eligibility verification or collection of accounts receivable preferred, with a minimum of 2 years
  • Additional job duties as assigned


In order to be eligible for health benefits, you must be employed for 30 days and must average 30 hours per week for four consecutive weeks.

As a contract employee with Medix, you can choose to enroll in our Benefits Program during your eligibility period and enjoy:

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Medical, dental and vision plan with American Worker
  • Prescription Programs
  • Term Life Insurance Plan

Apply Today!