Your dedication, our commitment
If you are a passionate, dedicated professional that wants to make a difference in our patients lives, then please consider the following open position:
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Meridian Health Services is currently seeking a full time Prior Authorization Specialist for our office in Muncie, Indiana. This is a great opportunity to make an impact in the lives of others. The hours are 7 am- 4 pm
Monitor the inpatient clinical documentation so that it accurately demonstrates the intensity of service and level of care provided for the patient.
Review all inpatient admissions after the first 24 hours to ensure comprehensive documentation outlining the reason for admission
All patients will be reviewed at least every 3 days to ensure continued need for stay is accurately documented
Review medical records, including treatment plans for accuracy and compliance
Clarify all documentation for accuracy of severity of illness
Provide topics of education regarding clinical documentation for the multidisciplinary team to clinical supervisors and HIM Educators
Periodic monitoring of procedure codes for compliance
Obtaining Prior Authorization for outpatient, inpatient and residential behavior health and substance abuse services
Reviewing clinical documentation to obtain outpatient behavior health/MRO authorizations
Maintain a working knowledge of Meridian Health Services policies and procedures
We are seeking candidates with the following qualities:
High School Graduate and previous experience in a healthcare setting.
Associate's degree, in related field, and two years of coding, auditing or clinical experience preferred
Meridian Health Services provides the following benefits:
Health, dental, vision plans
Merit Based Compensation Plan
401k with company contribution
Voluntary benefits, including critical illness, short term disability, etc.
Generous PTO plan
Professional development funds
Life balance oriented organization
Drug screen, TB test, extensive background check, and fingerprinting are required of all Meridian employees. All individuals who join Meridian are required to have a flu shot and Covid vaccination to further protect our staff and the patients we serve. We also adhere to Covid-related protocol including wearing masks, social distancing, and sanitizing.
Meridian Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and also participates in E-Verif
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