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Authorization Rep

Company: Apr Consulting Inc
Location: Emeryville
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

APR Consulting, Inc. has been engaged to identify an Authorization RepLocation: Emeryville, CA 94608Position: Authorization RepPay Rate: $ 24.71/hrDuration: 13 weeksExpected Shift: Day 5x8-Hour (09:00 - 17:00)Job Summary:Verifying patient eligibility and insurance coverages.Coordinating benefits and obtaining necessary authorizations.Documenting all procedures accurately in the patient's medical record.Responsible for performing the appropriate processes to verify patient eligibility, coordinate benefits, ensure insurance coverage, and determine if prior authorization is needed for said order. If needed, obtains authorization and documents in the patient electronic medical record. Facilitates responses to patient inquiries regarding authorizations within turnaround standards.Job Accountabilities:Verifies patient eligibility, facility approval, follows up as necessary to obtain authorization in a timely fashion and enters authorization numbers in medical record/computer as directed.Collects pertinent demographics and clinical data for each authorization required and places calls to insurance companies and/or reviews organizations to obtain authorization.Enters all authorization requests into the patients electronic health record utilizing appropriate codes, treatment types and providers.Communicates with physicians and department staff when there are issues with authorization.Interfaces with patients or third-party payers as necessary to gather additional information and convey approvals, denials, or appeals.Provides excellent customer service by listening to provider, staff and patient concerns and assisting them in resolving issues in a courteous manner while documenting appropriately.Cross-trains others to assure consistent coverage; provide back up support as needed.Education:Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.HS Diploma or equivalent education/experienceTypical Experience:1 year recent relevant experience.Skills and Knowledge:Medical terminology, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)/Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)/International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-9 coding knowledge.Knowledge of medical terminology/anatomy.Ability to exercise discretion and make independent judgments, seeking review when decisions represent significant departure from established guidelines.Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word, or similar programs.Ability to maintain composure during challenging interpersonal interactions.Active listening skills; including interpersonal skills and telephone communication.Organizational skills with attention to detail and follow-up.This particular client is requiring that all new hires show proof of vaccination. However, accommodations may be made for those with disabilities or religious reasons who cannot obtain a vaccine.Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!by Jobble

Keywords: Apr Consulting Inc, San Francisco , Authorization Rep, Other , Emeryville, California

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