Authorization Representative Full Time
Responsible for verifying patient insurance benefits, obtaining and/or verifying prior authorization from payers for scheduled inpatient and outpatient services, and providing estimated patient financial responsibility. Duties include confirming the need for an authorization and taking appropriate actions to ensure the authorization is obtained for the facility. This role is key to securing reimbursement and minimizing organizational write offs. May be expected to perform clerical and secretarial work. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Typically reports to a supervisor and/or manager. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of work experience in a related field. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.