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Referral Specialist - Admitting

Company: Maine Medical Center
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Summary Position Summary The referral specialist will ensure patients have been cleared for an appointment by resolving pre-certification, registration, and case-related concerns prior to a patient's appointment. The referral specialist verifies insurance coverage and obtains authorization if needed from the insurance provider and provides administrative support such as entering referrals and documents within the system. Additional administrative responsibilities include scheduling and managing appointments and responding to inquiries in a timely manner. Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) Education: High school graduate or equivalent preferred with completion of business, secretarial school, or medical office assistant training with a minimum of one to two years of work experience in a healthcare setting. License/Certifications: N/A Experience: See "Education" Strong customer service skills Working knowledge of medical terminology, managed care/insurance industry, and health care reimbursement sources MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of twelve local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 22,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave (available at most locations), retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs. With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care - and the science behind that care - is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

Keywords: Maine Medical Center, Portland , Referral Specialist - Admitting, Other , Portland, Maine

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