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Reimbursement Specialist

San Antonio, TX

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Description

  • Is fully versed in surgery scheduling
  • - Demonstrates an understanding of medical terminology, procedures and diagnosis necessary to perform appropriate scheduling. - Knowledgeable in coding, able to look up codes specific to diagnosis and scheduled procedure.
  • - Knowledge of patient’s medical history, i.e. allergies, current medications
  • - Obtains insurance pre-authorization
  • - Obtains and enters all authorization and correspondence relating to scheduled surgery in EMR/Physicians calendar, surgical assistant and anesthesia scheduling.
  • - Communicates to patient what the necessary prep is before surgery.
  • – Follow up on all pre-operative tests to ensure completed and cleared for surgical procedure and communicates with physician and patients if further testing is required before surgery is performed.
  • - Demonstrates an understanding of patient confidentiality to protect the patient and clinic/corporation - Schedules post-operative follow-up appointments with the Physician.
  • - Follows policies and procedures to contribute to the efficiency surgery scheduling position
  • - May provide direction and assistants to lower level employees
  • - Researches and responds to routine, non-routine, and complex situations in a timely and professional manner 

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Position requires at least 5 year medical office work experience.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required.
  • Surgery scheduling experience required.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Proficiency with computer systems and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel) required.
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