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Medical Insurance Verification & Authorization Specialist

Little Works in Progress Shreveport, LA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $26,000 to $36,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

The Medical Insurance Verification & Authorization Specialist is responsible for the following:

· Obtains authorization from payer's case manager for services ordered/requested for prospects/ referrals in a timely manner.

· Documents specific details related to the authorization including effective and end dates using the appropriate legacy system and associated software application via patient notes, authorizations, tasks, workflow, phone calls and/or email.

· Serves as a liaison between the branch locations and the payer on a regular basis.

· Coordinates and communicates with the branch locations regarding any changes or updates from the payer in a timely manner.

· Accesses authorizations via email, telephone, fax, and/or on-line application in the most efficient and timely manner.

· Resolves all customer requests, inquiries, and concerns in an expedient and respectful manner.

· Problem solves independently before referring issues to the Supervisor/Manager for resolution.

· Performs eligibility and benefit verification for all new and existing patients.

· Provides and serves as backup support for the Front Desk/Scheduling Coordinator.

Education Requirements

• High School Diploma Or equivalent.

Qualifications

• Must have experience working with insurance companies, and have extensive knowledge of different types of coverage and policies.

• Must possess exceptional time management, communication and telephone skills.

• Must have intermediate computer knowledge and ability to work in the outpatient registration system, Excel and Microsoft Word.

• Prior Medical Insurance Verification Experience Required.

• Medical billing experience preferred.

Little Works in Progress

Why Work Here?

Great work environment (4 day work week!) and opportunity to serve families in need of our services.

Little Works in Progress Pediatric Therapy is a therapist-owned company dedicated to providing all of God’s children the opportunity to grow and face their many challenges. Little Works in Progress Pediatric Therapy provides comprehensive speech, occupational, physical, and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children using the most advanced methodology available. Using a team approach, we are committed to the challenges of reaching each child’s maximum potential, helping build self-esteem and teaching self-reliance.

Address

2522 E. 70th Street Shreveport, LA 71105
Shreveport, LA
USA

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