Program Coordinator

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Location
Little Rock, Arkansas
Industry
Insurance (Management Occupations)
Job Type
Temporary
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 19.00 - US$ 20.50 per hour
Ref. Number
S_63240
Contact
Bethany, Spherion
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Job Description

- 6 month Contract position.

- Assist in activities related to the medical and psycho-social aspects of utilization and coordinated care.

Responsibilities:
- Initiate authorization requests for output or input services in keeping with the prior authorization list. Research claims inquiry specific to the department and responsibility.
- Perform tasks necessary to promote member compliance such as verifying appointments, obtaining lab results. Assess and monitor inpatient census.
- Screen for eligibility and benefits. Identify members without a PCP and refer to Member Services. Screen members by priority for case management (CM) assessment. Perform transition of care duties to include but not limited to, contact the member???s attending physician, member or medical power of attorney, other medical providers (home health agencies, equipment vendors) for information pertaining to special needs.
- Coordinate services with community based organizations. Attend marketing and outreach meetings as directed to represent the plan. Produces and mails routine CM letters and program educational material.
- Data enter assessments and authorizations into the system.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
- Thorough knowledge of customer service, utilization review or claims processing practices in a managed care environment and operation of office equipment such as a personal computer.
- Knowledge of medical terminology.
- Computer savvy.

Education:
High School

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- 2-3 years managed care or physician???s office experience.


6 month contract with potential for that to be extended.
While it is just a contract position, it could lead to greater opportunities with this Fortune 500 company!!

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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