Medical Authorization/Appeals Specialist

  • location: Frisco, TX
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $16 - $18 per hour
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Medical Authorization/Appeals Specialist

Randstad Non-Clinical Healthcare is seeking professional Authorization/Appeals Specialist. You will have the opportunity to work in a friendly and caring work environment. If you are looking for a position in a dynamic, fast-paced organization with career growth opportunities, come grow with us!

ABOUT THE POSITION

Title: Authorization/Appeals Specialist
Pay: $16-18/hr
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Temp to Hire
Location: Frisco, TX 75034

Responsibilities:
--Review medical records and prepare authorizations.
--Review denials and medical records and prepare appeals.
--Follow up on all pending authorizations and appeals until resolution.
--Analyze medical documentation and apply criteria to determine medical necessity, acuity of care, severity of illness and intensity of service.
--Check third-party payer eligibility to ensure that the information provided matches the database information.
--Communicate authorization and appeal status to assigned facilities and onsite staff.
--Submit and/or mail the retro-authorization form and supporting documentation to payer program.
--Update accounts based on balance and update systems as work is completed.
--Prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports for facilities and other departments.
--Communicate issues and project status to management.
--Follow suspense dates in internal system to update account status on the authorizations or appeals on a timely basis.
--Handle and manage multiple tasks and duties; organize and prioritize workload in a timely manner.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
--Working knowledge of Medical Terminology
--At least 1 year of experience with CPT, DRG and ICD-9/10 codes
--At least 2 years of filing retrospective, concurrent or prior authorizations is required
--Must have excellent follow through skills during the application process
--Must demonstrate the ability to multi-task job responsibilities and remain focused on these duties for long periods of time
--Must possess strong written and verbal skills
--Consistent punctuality and attendance is required

Education:
High School

Experience:
Experienced

Qualifications:
--High School Diploma/GED or equivalent


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