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Utilization Management Rep I in Albany, NY at BCforward

Date Posted: 10/27/2018

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Job Description

Hours: M-F 8:30am-5pm

Start Date: 11/19 This is a contract opportunity with a well know company that has the potential to become permanent (however cannot be guaranteed). Responsible for coordinating cases for precertification and prior authorization review. Primary duties may includes, but are not limited:

  • Managing incoming calls or incoming post services claims work.
  • Determines contract and benefit eligibility;┬áprovides authorization for inpatient admission, outpatient precertification, prior authorization, and post service requests.
  • Refers cases requiring clinical review to a Nurse reviewer.
  • Responsible for the identification and data entry of referral requests into the UM system in accordance with the plan certificate.
  • Responds to telephone and written inquiries from clients, providers and in-house departments.
  • Conducts clinical screening process.
  • Authorizes initial set of sessions to provider.
  • Checks benefits for facility based treatment.
  • Develops and maintains positive customer relations and coordinates with various functions within the company to ensure customer requests and questions are handled appropriately and in a timely manner.

Job Requirements

  • Requires High school diploma/GED
  • 1 year of customer service or call-center experience; proficient analytical, written and oral communication skills; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Medical terminology training and experience in medical or insurance field preferred.
  • MUST have great attendance and computer skills


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