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Insurance Authorization Specialist

Lake Success, New York · Healthcare
Insurance Authorization/Referral Specialist - Plastic Surgery Office in Lake Success, New York Job#16011554 

  • A Long Island Plastic Surgery practice is seeking an experienced, well-rounded, customer service-oriented individual for the position of Authorization/Referral Specialist in New York.
  • Communicating directly with insurance carriers and patients.
  • Obtain prior authorization/referrals from the insurance carriers for services prior to the patient’s visit, surgery and/or diagnostic testing etc.
  • Document account activity, updating patient information in EMR, etc.
  • Prepare necessary documentation needed for prior authorization/referral requests.
  • Provides reception assistance as needed. Answer telephone, check in/out schedule appointments, scanning of patient information, insurance cards etc.
  • Full-time. Monday to Friday, No weekends.
  • The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills, demonstrate a positive attitude, works well with others and is organized and able to multi-task efficiently as they will be responsible for all aspects of the prior authorization and referral process.
  • 3+ years of authorization/referral experience.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations; Plastic Surgery preferred.
  • Salary depends on experience.
  • Competitive benefits package including paid time off, health benefits, 401(k), and more.
  • Nassau County is located immediately east of New York City. The county, together with Suffolk County to its immediate east, are generally referred to as "Long Island". Nassau County is the wealthiest county in New York and is home to many colleges and universities. 
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