Caritas, a not for profit agency providing appropriate substance abuse treatment services on near West Side of Chicago has an opening for a Medical Insurance Verification Specialist. The main duties of this job will be to verify clients’ medical insurance coverage through MCO and Commercial insurance for their treatment with the agency. This position will be responsible for verifying Insurance coverage with MCO and Insurance companies, governmental bodies, and insurance providers. The position will also initiate client Prior Authorizations, insurance verification and follow up for continuing stays as required by the health plan. Also Included in duties are to take inbound calls from insurance providers with questions regarding services provided.
Required qualifications include;
High school diploma required; Associates of Arts Degree in related field, preferred.
Experience: Two to three years of work related experience and knowledge of MCO’s, Medicaid, and Commercial insurances verification and authorization required. Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal amount of supervision. Proficient computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Office 2000. Good organizational and communication skills (both written and oral).