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Referral Authorization Coord

Job Title Referral Authorization Coord Req 30719 Department EvergreenHealth Heart and Vascular Date posted 07/10/2019 City Kirkland State WA Country US Shift Day Hours 40
Job Description

Job Summary:

Expedites the administrative requirements for patient referral from a primary care provider (PCP) to specialists or specialty services, dealing directly with health plans. Makes decisions and authorizes risk planning referrals, utilizing department and organizational guidelines. Requires daily interaction with patients, staff, healthcare providers and insurance companies.

Primary Duties:

1. Processes patient referrals from PCP to specialist, working directly with health plans, troubleshooting when necessary.

2. Serves as a point person coordinating information regarding managed care referrals for patients, providers, case managers and other Utilization Management staff.

3. Assigns proper ICD-10 and CPT code(s) to patient referrals.

4. Responsible for communication and dissemination of key managed care contractual information and system processes to patients and staff.

5. Performs other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED for the position:

•Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

•3 years of experience in a healthcare insurance or related medical office setting

•Working knowledge of ICD9 and CPT codes

•Ability to be flexible and relate well with others in a professional and pleasant manner

•Knowledge of medical records confidentiality

•Excellent communication skills with a high degree of tact and poise to deal effectively with patients, physicians and hospital staff members

DESIRED for the position:

•Medical Terminology, medical billing and computer skills

•Working knowledge of insurances, Medicare, DSHS, Labor and Industries, and other third party insurances

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Are you a current EVERGREENHEALTH employee? Yes