Scott County Hospital has an immediate opening for a full time Prior Authorization Specialist. Duties include but are not limited to; performing telephonic or on-line prior authorization requests for outpatient services ordered by our providers as indicated, maintaining records of all prior authorizations obtained and document in the electronic medical record, monitor trends for prior authorizations and communicate these with department managers, appropriately prioritize workload to ensure that the most urgent cases are handled in a timely manner, ensure timely and accurate insurance authorizations are in place prior to services being rendered, communicate regularly with departments regarding status of prior authorizations, notify patients of the status and patient responsibility for the requested service after the prior authorization is completed, refer patients to the finance department for billing & payment arrangements, maintain a professional environment, perform all duties within legal limitations as properly authorized, delegated or assigned, and uphold confidentiality and HIPAA compliance at all times.
Must be a high school graduate with computer experience and/or keyboarding skills. Bilingual proficiency of English and Spanish preferred. Medical terminology knowledge desired.
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Pre-employment physical, drug screen, and TB skin test required. Join us today! Please call 620.874.4852 for more information.