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Job ID: 2527
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift Length: Other
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits
PeaceHealth is seeking a Referral Coordinator for a Part Time, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $17.61, more depending on experience.
This position works 20 hours per week.
Assure that the services that are approved by private payors have been done and that we request more visits for patients as we continue through the episode of care. May also be responsible for management of referrals; working closely with team members to ensure optimum utilization and cost containment. Provides clerical support and assistance to staff.
1. Oversees the data entry and completion of referral forms/notifications. Obtains insurance pre-authorization for patients and reauthorization of additional treatment. Ensures insurance carrier (including Medicare) documentation requirements are met and referral support documentation is filed in patient’s medical record.
2. Efficiently manages correspondence with patients, physicians, specialists, insurance companies. Documents pertinent information on referral form and/or in medical record. Ensures practitioners are following standardized guidelines as recommended by evidenced based medicine.
3. Communicates with billing staff and third party payors to assure coverage of patient care.
4. Performs other duties as assigned.
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