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Authorization Specialist at Envision Healthcare

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Richardson, Texas





Job Description:

OVERVIEW

Oversees the day to day supervision of the insurance verification/authorization department to ensure coordination of patient care between various departments of the agency occurs in a timely manner. Manages the department s functions in order to support the revenue growth of the company. Ensures the department operates in accordance to local, state, and federal regulations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Manage and oversee the complete insurance authorization department including the processing of all authorizations and care coordination between field employees.

* Establishes, monitors and evaluates productivity standards by conducting audits for completion of all appropriate verification and authorization documentation

* Consults and communicates with all member of the verification and authorization department on a regular basis to coordinate and address work assignments

* Ensures all documents are in order and submitted timely

* Prepares all required reports.

* Assists in establishing, monitoring and evaluating productivity standards by conducting audits for completion of all appropriate verification and authorization documentation

* Prepares required reports

* Provides effective communication skills to patient/family, team members, branch staff and other health care professionals

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

* Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in insurance verification/authorizations

Experience/Knowledge:

* 2-3 years experience in healthcare verification and authorization functions

* Strong knowledge of medical terminology

* Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws relating to financials of a company

Skills:

* Strong problem-solving abilities

* Leadership ability

* Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with ability to communicate with all levels of employees within an organization as well as communicate effectively with all external customers / vendors / health care providers

* Strong written communication skills

* Excellent attention to detail

* Excellent organizational and time management skills

* Excellent ability to multi-task

* Strong computer skills including health care billing systems, Microsoft office and Outlook

Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines

Envision Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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