Orthopedic Physician Associates, a division of Proliance Surgeons, Inc., a premier orthopedic practice minutes from downtown Seattle, is looking for a full-time qualified individual to join our Business Office as an Authorizations Representative.
The primary role of the Authorizations Representative is to obtain timely surgery and office authorizations from various insurance companies. This position also entails obtaining patient benefits for procedures, advising patients of any out of pocket expenses (including surgery estimates) and collecting pre-payments as needed.
The ideal candidate will possess:
A friendly, accommodating and positive demeanor
Be a flexible and highly organized
A team player who interfaces well with physicians, staff and patients
Outstanding phone etiquette
Outstanding customer service skills
Attention to detail
Excellent follow through skills are required
Duties and Responsibilities:
Obtaining surgery, MRI or office authorizations from various insurance companies prior to the procedure
Advise patients of any out of pocket expenses/private pay responsibilities
Collect pre-payment as necessary
Verify patient eligibility and benefits for procedures
Communicate status of upcoming surgeries to patients
Mail Third Party pre-pay letters
Assist other Authorization Representatives when needed
A minimum of one year solid medical authorization/referral experience preferred
Surgical authorizations experience preferred (or general orthopedic business office knowledge)
Understanding of medical billing
EPIC and/or NextGen experience preferred
We offer competitive wages and benefits (including a transportation stipend) and an opportunity to work with a wonderful team for great physicians. OPA is proud to be the team physicians for the area's professional sports teams, including the Seattle Seahawks and Mariners.
How to Apply:
If interested in applying, please email your resume and include a cover letter with your desired salary through the form below or email to email@example.com.
To find out more about Orthopedic Physician Associates, please visit us on the web at: http://www.opaortho.com.