Provides clerical support to assist in the delivery of quality healthcare services via a Financial Clearance model by way of obtaining accurate and timely authorizations. Staff will be trained in various clinical service lines with the ability to support multiple areas within the Central Authorization team. Crucial to obtaining an authorization is the ability to read and understand basic insurance information as well as perform a complete and accurate registration. Training will consist of six weeks of in-person instruction and will shift to remote training after that time pursuant on satisfactory progress including authorizations obtained daily and a passing audit score.
Demonstrates the ability to utilize all payer websites and maintains up to date credentials to assist verifying patient's coordination of benefits and authorization requirements.
Able to perform chart abstraction to pull clinical data from a patient's chart for review by a payer's clinical team.
Adheres to all department procedures, guidelines, and standard work with the ability to utilize resources appropriately.
Complete authorization requests in a timely and efficient manor without compromising quality to ensure patients receive their care as scheduled.
Communicates barriers effectively to avoid patient delays in care demonstrating critical thinking skills to anticipate and resolve barriers to success.
Maintains a 95% or higher audit score consistently and be open to constructive feedback
Proficient in two clinical service areas navigating the nuances of those area's authorization requirements.
Able to obtain 20 authorizations daily (consideration for type of service line).
Required High School Diploma or equivalent Basic understanding of medical terminology preferred
1 year of relevant experience In related field. Required
1 year of relevant experience Prior Authorizations Experience Required
1 year of relevant experience Revenue Cycle Preferred
Epic Experience Preferred
Payor Portal Experience Preferred
Pallet to Waist (6" from floor) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
Waist to Waist > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
Waist to Chest (below shoulder) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
Waist to Overhead > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
Bilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
Unilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
Pushing Force > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 20 lbs
Pulling Force > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 15 lbs
Forward Bend - Standing: Seldom
Forward Bend - Sitting: Occasionally
Trunk Rotation - Standing: Seldom
Trunk Rotation - Sitting: Occasionally
Stair Climbing: Seldom
Reach - Above Shoulder: Seldom
Reach - at Shoulder or Below: Seldom
Forceful Grip > 5 lbs: Seldom
Forceful Pinch > 2 lbs: Seldom
Finger/Hand Dexterity: Frequently
[None = No; Seldom = Yes]: Seldom
Primary LocationSITE - Kentwood Medical Office Building - 4600 Breton Rd - Kentwood
Employment TypeFull time
ShiftDay (United States of America)
Weekly Scheduled Hours40
Hours of Work8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Days WorkedMonday to Friday
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