Lahey Health Coord. Access Referral & Auth, 40 hours in Beverly, Massachusetts
About the Job
Beverly Hospital, A member of Lahey Health, promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care.You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, and Empathy.
Position Summary:Under the direction of the Director and/or Manager of Patient Access Services Call Center performs the function of obtaining referrals, and/or authorizations prior to the service date for test, procedures and admissions into the hospitals. Maintains awareness of different sources available to inquire or request referrals and/or authorizations including verification of insurance eligibility and benefits. Participate in training new staff. Document accounts with referral and authorization information, co-payment and/or deductible information, and notification of a patient having to sign an Advance Beneficiary Notice or Non-Covered Service Waiver Form. Notifying the proper individuals of patients that do not have a prior referral and/or authorization for the test, exam, procedure, or admission into the hospital. Accepts other duties, as assigned.
40 hours per week, day shift
High school graduate required. Advanced education preferred.
5 years experience in a health care setting, preferably in registration, referrals and authorizations.
Typing speed 50 WPM, CRT experience, medical terminology.
Third party payor knowledge and insurance background required.