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Authorization Specialist - Home Health & Hospice

Company: Corus Health
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Nominated by our own employees, Corus Health is the proud recipient of Albuquerque's prestigious Top Workplace award for 2019! We are seeking a qualified Authorization Specialist to join our team! The ideal candidate will not only coordinate claim authorization and oversee the reimbursement process, but is responsible for all revenue activities as assigned by the Home Health Director. At Corus Health, we strive to cultivate a positive work environment based on supportive teamwork and exceptional patient care.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Running schedule report, case manager report, 4 month rolling report and patient dashboard report daily, and saving information to share site.
  • Updating Hospice dashboard and Authorizations app, refreshing information throughout the workday, and saving to share sight.
  • Updating authorization status of patients' schedules in billing software daily.
  • Monitoring the status of authorizations from insurance companies.
  • Fielding calls from patients, staff, family members and insurance companies.
  • Participating in educational activities and attends monthly staff meetings.
  • Maintaining strictest patient confidentiality according to all HIPAA guidelines & regulations. Requirements

    Qualifications & Requirements:
    • Knowledge of computer programs.
    • Knowledge of business office procedures to include a basic understanding of accounting.
    • Knowledge of basic medical coding and third-party operating procedures and practices.
    • Ability to operate a computer and basic office equipment.
    • Ability to operate a multi-line telephone system.
    • Skill in answering a telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner.
    • Ability to read, understand, and follow oral and written instructions.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees, and the public.
    • Must be well organized and detail-oriented.
    • 2+ years of applicable healthcare reimbursement experience is preferred. Benefits

      Benefits & Allowances:
      • Continuing Education opportunities
      • Employee Assistance Funding
      • Excellent health, vision, and dental insurance coverage
      • Positive, supportive work environment
      • 401(k)

Keywords: Corus Health, Albuquerque , Authorization Specialist - Home Health & Hospice, Other , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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