We are recruiting for an Insurance Verification Clerk to join our Rehabilitation Services Division in St. Louis, Missouri. Come join our team!
This position is responsible for verifying patient insurance and securing authorizations for outpatient physical, occupational, and speech therapy. The Verification Clerk is responsible for entering patient information into our billing system and routinely verifying existing information is up to date.
Verify incoming insurance eligibility and benefits in a timely manner (within 24 hours of receipt).
Process prior authorization/pre-certifications and referrals when applicable.
Follow up on any pending results, insurance verification issues, or prior authorization requests daily.
Constant communication with Rehab Directors and therapy staff within Direct Bill sites.
Communicate benefit coverage in a clear and understandable way.
Enter demographics and insurance information into Smart system at the point of verification.
Maintain open communication with the Verification team while providing back up support to other insurance verifiers when necessary and available - must be a team player!
Monitor incoming emails, faxes and phone calls. Position requires extensive time on the phone with insurance companies.
Maintain Insurance Verification Tracking Report correctly and review at the end of each day.
Effectively communicate with the Credentialing team regarding discrepancies in network status identified by insurance companies.
Correct any system issues from front end resulting in pre-claim error status in Smart billing system.
Knowledge of Insurance benefit coordination. Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook.
Experience with billing software, including but not limited to IDEAL, Smart, and Power Flow.
Experience in Internet based applications and Medicare CWF.
Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with others.
Strong organization skills.
High School degree or equivalent.
2 years of medical billing experience is preferred.
Job : Accounting/Finance Primary Location : MO-St. Louis-Kindred Hospital - St. Louis Organization : 4680 - Kindred Hospital - St. Louis Shift : Day