Pre-Certification/Authorization Clerk

FT Pre-Certification/Authorization Clerk needed in busy business office. 

Pre-Certification/Authorization Clerk will call insurance companies for all procedures that required pre-certification and authorization by their insurance company and will then complete what the estimated payment will be required and then call patient to advise them prior to the procedure

Required skills are:

·        High school diploma or equivalent

·        Must have knowledge of medical terminology and familiarity with medical diagnostic procedures and health care billing and authorization (knowledge of ICD10 and CPT)

·        Previous experience in Pre-certification/Authorization and working with insurance companies via phone or through websites

·        Good Customer Service skills

·        Typing speed of 45 WPM and basic experience with computers, calculators, copiers, FAX  and phone systems Ability to work with speed and accuracy while completing multiple projects is

·        Must be thorough and able to follow detailed instructions

·        Must be highly  skilled in verbal communication, problem solving, and prioritization and organization


Desirable Skills are:

·        Hospital registration or admitting experience is desirable

·        Knowledge of insurance authorization is desirable