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OakBend Medical Center Insurance Verification Specialist - Full Time - Days in Houston, Texas

The Insurance Verification Specialist is responsible for verification of eligibility, insurance benefits, authorizations, pre-certification and payments of patients for all OBMC locations. The Insurance Verification Specialist is required to contact patients by phone to discuss total amount due to hospital for services rendered, setup payment arrangements, create estimates for portion due at time of service and assist patients with insurance plans that are complex. Must have insurance/benefits and authorization expertise, analytical thinking skills, communication and writing skills, attention to details, multitask, background knowledge with insurance plans, knowledge with payer websites and policies/procedures, basic Microsoft and Excel experience and ability to key data entry timely and efficient.

This position’s first and foremost responsibility is to protect the financial integrity of OakBend Medical Center. There are multiple locations within OakBend Medical Center requiring Insurance Verification Specialist services (i.e., Jackson St, Williams Way, New Territory, Wharton, Elite Travis, River Oak, Metro and Grand Parkway). While the day to day duties vary, the primary responsibility is maximizing reimbursement and obtaining authorizations for all required services rendered. The Insurance Verification Specialist must ensure that each account has complete benefit verifications, appropriate authorizations, and that all out-of-pocket expenses are explained to our patients and financial arrangements made and are followed through per current procedures including uninsured patients. Protect the financial health of OakBend Medical Center and providing exemplary customer service to our internal and external customers.

MINIMUM EDUCATION

High school diploma or GED.

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE

At least one year of Insurance Verification experience required

REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

None.

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES

Excellent interpersonal skills required. Typing of 35 wpm.

ABOUT OAKBEND:

OakBend Medical Center is an independent hospital providing exceptional and compassionate care to patients and the community since 1950. The OakBend family consists of outstanding team members caring for the community at three hospitals and many specialty centers. OakBend’s services and programs include its signature No Wait ER, an advanced trauma center, certified stroke program, hospital air ambulance services and a hospital-based skilled nursing facility. We remain committed to providing a rewarding environment to our team members, to providing necessary services to the community and to developing the best methods to care for our patients, ensuring a healthy future for generations.

ID: 2022-3098

External Company URL: https://www.oakbendmedcenter.org/

Street: 6655 Travis Street, Ste 200

Shift: 8:30-5:00 M-F

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