The Claims Examiner is responsible for accurately and consistently adjudicating claims in accordance with policies, procedures and guidelines as outlined by the company policy. Process claims according to all CMS and DMHC guidelines. Investigate and complete open or pended claims. Meet production and quality standards.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for efficiency standards for number claims completed and for accuracy of entries
- Handles in a professional and confidential manner all correspondence
- Supports core values, policies, and procedures
- Obtains and adjudicates medical claims for processing; reviews scanned, EDI, or manual documents for pertinent data on claim for complete and accurate information.
- Acquires daily workflow via reports or work queue and incoming phone calls
- Research claims for appropriate support documents
- Analyzes and adjusts data, figures out appropriate codes, fees and ensures timely filing and contract rates are applied
- Responds and documents resolution of inquiries from internal departments
- Assists Finance with researching provider information to resolve outstanding or stale dated check issues
- Performs Provider Dispute Request (PDR) fulfillment process from the point of claim review through letter processing and records outcome in applicable tracking databases
High school diploma/GED required. Bachelor's degree in healthcare or related field preferred.
Three (3) years of medical claims processing for Medicare and Commercial products and provider dispute resolution processing in an IPA, HMO and Hospital related setting required. Three (3) years of experience with processing all types of specialty claims such as Chemotherapy, Dialysis, OB and drug and multiple surgery claims required. Three (3) years of experience on an automated claims processing system (Epic Tapestry preferred) preferred.
Working Title: Claims Examiner - Managed Care
Department: MNS - Managed Care
Business Entity: Medical Network
Job Category: Finance
Job Specialty: Accounting
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day
Base Pay: $19.11 - $28.67
Our compensation philosophy
We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role
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