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Utilization Appeals Supp Spec

Job Number: 52016
Tacoma, WA
Job Category: Clerical / Admin Support
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Multicare Entity: Tacoma General Hospital
FTE: 1
Specialty: Not Applicable
Department: Utilization Review
Shift: Day
Work Schedule: Day

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Position Summary:
The Utilization/Appeals Support Specialist obtains service authorization, performs ongoing updates and assists with monitoring authorization compliance for Medicare and Non-Medicare funded services to ensure MultiCare receives appropriate authorization and financial reimbursement for provided care.  This position will help support the UM department functions by performing pertinent research, evaluating and responding to clinical information requests and assisting with the completion of the appeals process and other inquiries in accordance with all established regulatory guidelines and department standards. Prepares appeal summaries and correspondence and documents information for tracking/trending data. Serves as a liaison with Medicare and with non-Medicare funding entities.

Minimum Requirements:
Two (2) years medical insurance, medical records or medical office experience required
Medicare, State, Hospice, HMO, PPO and traditional insurance regulation experience preferred.
EPIC or electronic medical record experience preferred
Experience in managed care desired

High School or GED
1 year post High School business or college course work preferred

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