Patient Benefits Specialist - North Houston

  • Option Care Health
  • Houston, Texas
  • Aug 04, 2022
Full time Other

Job Description

Extraordinary Care. Extraordinary Careers.

With the nation s largest home infusion provider, there is no limit to the growth of your career.

Option Care Health, Inc. is the largest independent home and alternate site infusion services provider in the United States. With over 6,000 team members including 2,900 clinicians, we work compassionately to elevate standards of care for patients with acute and chronic conditions in all 50 states. Through our clinical leadership, expertise and national scale, Option Care Health is re-imagining the infusion care experience for patients, customers and employees.

At Option Care Health we recognize that part of being extraordinary is supporting and building a workforce that is as diverse as the patients and communities we serve.
Join a company that is taking action to develop a culture that is more inclusive, respectful, engaging and rewarding for all team members. We are committed to hiring, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements:

As a leading healthcare provider, we have an undeniable responsibility to protect the health and safety of our patients, customers and team members.

Option Care Health requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. If you are offered and accept a position, your employment will be contingent upon proof of vaccination, or approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required during the onboarding process; application for medical or religious accommodations will be required to be submitted within 5 business days of start date. If medical and/or religious accommodation requests are denied, you must take steps to be fully vaccinated, or your employment will be terminated.

Job Description Summary:

Responsible for performing the appropriate procedures to verify patient eligibility, coordinate benefits, run test claims, submit initial authorization and determine patient coverage/responsibility for services and testing and implementation of new plan business.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities (listed in order of importance and/or time spent)

Performs Insurance Verification of benefit coverage on all of patient's insurance plans for each service being provided.

Obtains and documents in the system all information related to coinsurance, copay, deductibles, authorization requirements, etc.

Creates documentation required to service the patient per policy and payer guidelines.

Determines estimated patient financial responsibility using insurance verification information and payer contracts and/or self-pay guidelines.

Obtains initial authorization prior to admitting the patient for all services for any insurance plan that has authorization requirements.

Obtains reauthorization as necessary, reviews physician orders from pharmacy to determine if authorization is required on changes / additions to therapy for patients that are already on service.



Supervisory Responsibilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

(i.e. hiring, recommending/approving promotions and pay increases, scheduling, performance reviews, discipline, etc.)

No X

Yes

Basic Education and/or Experience Requirements

High School Diploma with 2 years of experience in patient registration or revenue cycle management 1 year of similar experience with an Associate s Degree, LPN or Pharm Tech license.

Basic Qualifications

Basic level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: opening a workbook, inserting a row, selecting font style and size, formatting cells as currency, using copy, paste and save functions, aligning text, selecting cells, renaming a worksheet, inserting a column, selecting a chart style, inserting a worksheet, setting margins, selecting page orientation, using spell check and/or printing worksheets).

Basic level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: opening a document, cutting, pasting and aligning text, selecting font type and size, changing margins and column width, sorting, inserting bullets, pictures and dates, using find and replace, undo, spell check, track changes, review pane and/or print functions).

Travel Requirements: (if required)

NA

Preferred Qualifications & Interests (PQIs)

LPN, RD or Pharm Tech licensure and/or experience

Previous Infusion Medical Billing/Collections or Intake/Admissions Experience.

This job description is to be used as a guide for accomplishing Company and department objectives, and only covers the primary functions and responsibilities of the position. It is in no way to be construed as an all-encompassing list of duties.

Due to some state pay transparency laws, below is the minimum pay for the position:

Salary to be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Minimum pay is $18.59+

Benefits:

-401k

-Dental Insurance

-Disability Insurance

-Health Insurance

-Life Insurance

-Paid Time off

-Vision Insurance

Option Care Health subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, making employment available without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status according to the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.