Gentiva Health Services, Inc. Birmingham , AL 35202
I believe that better care begins at home.
Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence that's what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nation's leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families.
The Authorizations Coordinator is primarily responsible for obtaining and tracking all insurance authorizations to ensure accurate billing.
Provide accurate and timely authorizations.
Responsible for the tracking of all authorizations, for all patients, throughout all episodes to ensure all services performed are approved and able to be paid.
Works with all sales reps, patient care staff, managers, internal and external customers to obtain ongoing authorizations in a timely manner.
Enters all patient authorizations for patients in Homecare Homebase.
Assists the billers with clerical support such as filing and handling faxes.
Properly fills out and distributes consent forms upon start of care.
Continually updates computer software knowledge commensurate with corporate and billing changes and updates.
Performs other duties as requested and required.
High school diploma or equivalent with documented coursework in accounting and business communications preferred.
Previous home care billing experience preferred.
Knowledge of authorization requirements for a variety of Private Insurances as well as Medicaid/Medi-Cal (if necessary).
Strong knowledge of Word, Excel, and Outlook functions.