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Patient Authorization Specialist

New York, New York

Post Date: 10/19/2017 Job ID: 5155 Industry: Other

Patient Authorization Specialist 

Our client is the world’ s largest private cancer center, that has devoted over 130 years to patient care, research, and educational programs!

Responsibilities
  • Manage the patient insurance authorization process required for services that are being requested by the clinical staff responsible for the patient’ s care.
  • Initiate communications with patient’ s insurance carrier upon receiving information from the clinical team for services that require pre-certification/authorization.
  • Work proactively with insurance carriers to ensure that all of the required information for payment has been received in a timely fashion.
  • Communicate and advise the clinical team on any changes in insurance companies reimbursement practices related to the authorization of process.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with the treating clinical team during the authorization process to provide timely updates on the outcomes of the requests for services from insurance carriers.
  • Educate and counsel patients on their insurance coverage and explain payment options that are available to them.

Qualifications
  • A Bachelor' s Degree
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and capable of making decisions
  • Patient/customer service experience

 

 
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