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The Appeals and Grievance Coordinator is responsible for intake into the Appeals and Grievances Department, including verbal and written complaints, grievances and requests for appeals that involve complex matters submitted by Members and Providers. This position will perform comprehensive research to clarify facts and circumstances in order to accept cases into inventory.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Intakes and processes written and fax referred cases from member and provider appeals and complaints for all lines of business, ensuring compliance with applicable policies and procedures and other governing bodies. Communicates with members and providers verbally and in writing.
Maintains required documentation to assure meeting regulatory requirements on intake processes (e.g. acknowledgement letters; waiver of liability requirements). Tracks information to facilitate and expedite processing of appeals received.
Assures that assigned work processes are on track and in line with regulatory required turn around time for the activity as assigned.
Maintains mailing process tracking of the Medicare mailed correspondence. Assures letters are delivered to the mailroom in timely fashion.
Assists with audit preparation as needed by management.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Requires current knowledge of all regulatory requirements as they apply to complaint, grievance and appeal processes.
Proficient in Microsoft applications, including Word and Excel.
Ability to effectively interact with customers to understand their needs and explain data.
Strong written and communication skills.
Critical thinking and listening skills.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!