Authorizations Representative- Full TimePrint

Job Summary

Orthopedic Physician Associates, 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.

Job Description

Posted: 07/27/2020
Status: Full Time
Type: Administrative
City: Seattle, WA

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 and be a flexible and highly organized team player who interfaces well with physicians, staff and patients. Outstanding phone etiquette/customer service skills, attention to detail and excellent follow through are required.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:
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

Desired Experience:
A minimum of 2-3 years of solid medical authorization/referral experience preferred
Orthopedic surgery 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. Please send your resume and include a cover letter with your desired salary to

To find out more about Orthopedic Physician Associates, please visit us on the web at:

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