Claim Benefit SpecialistPrimary Location: Richmond, Virginia
Additional Locations: VA-Richmond Apply
- Analyzes and approves routine claims that cannot be auto adjudicated.
- Applies medical necessity guidelines, determine coverage, complete eligibility verification, identify discrepancies, and applies all cost containment measures to assist in the claim adjudication process.
- Coordinates responses for routine phone inquiries and written correspondence related to claim processing issues.
- Routes and triages complex claims to Senior Claim Benefits Specialist.
- Proofs claim or referral submission to determine, review, or apply appropriate guidelines, coding, member identification processes, provider selection processes, claim coding, including procedure, diagnosis and pre-coding requirements.
- May facilitate training when considered topic subject matter expert.In accordance with prescribed operational guidelines, manages claims on desk, route/queues, and ECHS within specified turn-around-time parameters (Electronic Correspondence Handling System-system used to process correspondence that is scanned in the system by a vendor).
- Utilizes all applicable system functions available ensuring accurate and timely claim processing service (i.e., utilizes Claim Check, reasonable and customary data, and other post-containment tools).
- Experience in a production environment
- 3 years Claim processing experience
- High School or GED equivalent.
- Understanding of medical terminology.
- Oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to maintain accuracy and production standards.
- Technical skills.
- Attention to detail and accuracy.
- Analytical skills.
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