Utilization Management Rep

Newbury Park, California
Customer Service & Call Center
Job Type
US$ 18.00 - US$ 18.85 per hour, $18.00 - 18.85 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Gaby Hernandez, Spherion
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Job Description

Utilization Management Rep.
Temp position until 12/31/2017
Long term

Responsible for coordinating cases for pre-certification and prior authorization review.
Managing incoming calls or incoming post services claims work.
Determines contract and benefit eligibility; provides authorization for inpatient admission, outpatient pre-certification, 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.

Working hours: Working hours Mon- Fri 8:00 am-5:30 pm

HS Diploma or GED required
2 yrs. of customer service or call-center experience
Proficient with MS Word and Excel - Required
Medical terminology training and experience in medical or insurance field preferred

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