Reliant Medical Group is seeking a DME Customer Service Representative to join our exciting and innovative organization!
Position: Per Diem as needed
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30-5:00 AS NEEDED
No Weekends, No Holidays
Receives and processes requests for Durable Medical Equipment and respiratory equipment, wound care supply, ostomy and urologicals from clinical staff, patients and customers. Responsible for recording order, verifying patient information, verifying insurance information and scheduling delivery according to Lakeview Medical protocol, and other related duties.
Places orders for appropriate equipment and supplies based on benefit eligibility guidelines of the patient's insurance company. Applies working knowledge of the guidelines for medical need and any payment policies of all contracted insurance companies.
Utilizes proper telephone techniques. Responds to all patient, staff and customer inquiries following established guidelines.
Processes add-on orders following delivery protocol and access standards as needed. Determines urgency of staff, patient and customer request.
Assigns order to proper delivery day. Confirms patient identification, eligibility and membership information. Confirms delivery/pickup location. Communicates routing instructions and directions of DME Technician.
Submits equipment authorization requests to appropriate insurance carrier. Assists in authorization/reauthorization process. Follows-through on patient terminations and equipment returns.
May enter, track & verify all supply orders in dedicated software program (s).
Ensures accurate coding and insurance guidelines met. Resolves discrepancies.
Performs cross-functional duties such as phone coverage for Customer Service and cash postings for Billing/Receivables Department as required or directed.
Complies with health and safety requirements and with regulatory agencies such as Community Health Accreditation Program, Department of Transportation, Federal Drug Administration, etc.
Complies with established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives.
Enhances professional growth and development through educational programs, seminars, etc.
Attends a variety of meetings, conferences, and seminars as required or directed.
Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed.
Regular, reliable and predicable attendance is required.
High School graduate or equivalent and one to three years' relevant experience. Customer Service experience/background.
Extensive knowledge of durable medical and respiratory therapy equipment required. Excellent telephone skills/familiarity with automated information systems. Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Reliant Medical Group