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Summary - Medication Access Specialist
Responsible for providing access to medications for patients by completing Prior Authorization Requests (PAR), Co-pay Assistance Programs, Medication Assistance Programs, benefits investigation, and managing PAR renewals.
Coordinate with third-party insurance, clinical staff, and patients to effectively process prior authorization requests for medications within the prescribed timelines. Compile clinical documentation for prior authorizations (ex: progress notes, labs, diagnoses codes, previously tried therapies, ASO criteria, doctor visits).
Directly enroll eligible patients into manufacturer patient assistance and co-pay programs.
Customer service, verbal and written communication, partnering, and problem-solving. Excellent customer relations. PC competencies including word processing and creating and maintaining Excel spreadsheets.
High School diploma or equivalent
2 years of pharmacy technician experience or equivalent experience performing prior authorizations or refill
Completion of formal pharmacy technician or medical assistant training program. Prior authorization, co-pay assistance, medication assistance programs, and benefits verification or equivalent medical/ billing experience.
With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state's largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we're able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you place on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients' lives.
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With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state’s largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we’re able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you pla...ce on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients’ lives.