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Insurance Verification - Auth Spec

Job Number: 48990
Auburn, WA
Job Category: Clerical / Admin Support
Employment Type: On-Call/Per-Diem
FTE: 0.001
Specialty: Not Applicable
Department: Pre Service Center SYS
Shift: Variable
Work Schedule: Variable 7AM - 8:30 PM

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Position Summary:
The Insurance Verification-Authorization Spec is responsible for identifying and organizing financial resources for anticipated healthcare charges.  Responsibilities include verification of insurance information (eligibility and benefits), referral management, submitting and monitoring of pre-authorizations, creation of price estimates, communication of Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) issues to referring providers, and working with referring providers to resolve pre-service authorization denials. Other responsibilities include completing pre-registration as required by patient type and anticipated service. Incumbents work with staff and management throughout the revenue cycle, referring providers as well as representatives from insurance carriers and government agencies.

Minimum Requirements:
One of the following:
One (1) year of pre-authorization or referral coordinator experience OR
One (1) year of experience processing incoming claims or pre-authorization requests for an insurance payor OR
Two (2) years insurance billing, admitting, or registration experience in a hospital or medical office OR
Graduate of a health vocational program such as Medical Assistant, or Medical Billing & Insurance, and 1 year experience in healthcare
AND: Two (2) years experience in dealing with the public in a customer service role

Medical Terminology proficiency by examination
One (1) year of post high school business or college course work preferred
National Association of Healthcare Access Management Certification (NAHAM) preferred

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