Summary : Obtains insurance benefits and authorizations for specialized programs (i.e. cancer center, transplant).
Responsibilities : Communicates with medical team, patients, families and insurance companies all pertinent information regarding authorizations and coverage options in cases where the benefits may not be sufficient.
Assists the patient in applying for any federal or state programs (e.g. Medicaid, drug assistance programs) as needed.
Solves problems independently and works cooperatively with other health system team members to make continuous adjustments to work flow. Seeks assistance for unusual or difficult situations and/or issues.
Monitors insurance status and updates benefits and authorizations as needed due to patient changes or insurance requirements.
? ? Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Minimum Required Education: Some college and/or 2 year's experience in a care related field.
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Internal Number: 2328
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