Under close supervision of the project Team Coordinators / Management team, the Benefits Verification Specialist will contact insurance companies, on behalf of the physician’s office, to verify patient specific benefits. The Benefits Verification Specialist will ask appropriate questions regarding patient’s benefits and complete data entry and/or appropriate forms to document patient’s benefits coverage.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
·Collects and reviews all patient insurance information needed to complete the benefit verification process.
·Verifies patient specific benefits and precisely documents specifics for various payer plans including patient coverage, cost share, and access/provider options according to Program specific SOPs.
·Verification process could include electronic validation of pharmacy coverage and medical eligibility.
·Identifies any restrictions and details on how to expedite patient access.
·Could include documenting and initiating prior authorization process, claims appeals, etc.
·Completes quality review of work as part of finalizing product.
·Reports any reimbursement trends/delays to supervisor.
·Performs related duties and special projects as assigned.
·Ability to work in a fast-paced office environment.
·Work requires focus, flexibility, and the ability to adapt to changing work situations.
·This position requires that the Associate be seated most of the day.
·Proficient Windows based experience including fundamentals of data entry/typing
·Working knowledge of Outlook, Word, and Excel
·Strong interpersonal skills and professionalism
·Independent problem solver, good decision maker, and robust analytical skills