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Diversity and inclusion are integral to Mayo Clinic's mission to provide excellent, culturally relevant care in a welcoming environment to patients from a wide variety of backgrounds and creating an inclusive work environment where differences are valued, allowing individuals to achieve and contribute to their fullest potential. This commitment to diversity is woven into the fabric of Mayo Clinic — we embrace these values as we serve our patients, employees, students, suppliers and communities.
Actively partner with team members by fostering an inclusive work environment and respecting others with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.
The Precertification and Authorization Representative I is an intermediate level position that is responsible for resolving referral, precertification, and/or prior authorization to support insurance specific plan requirements for all commercial, government and other payors across hospital (inpatient & outpatient), ED, and clinic/ambulatory environments. In addition, this position may be responsible for pre-appointment insurance review (PAIR) and denials recovery functions within the Patient Access department. This may include processing of pre-certification and prior authorization for workers compensation/third party liability (WC/TPL), managed care and HMO accounts, as well as working assigned registration denials for government and non-government accounts. This role requires adherence to quality assurance guidelines as well as established productivity standards to support the work unit’s performance expectations.
High School Diploma or GED and 2+ years of relevant experience required
Bachelor’s Degree required
Additional Requirements include:
Ability to read and communicate effectively
Basic computer/keyboarding skills, intermediate mathematic competency
Good written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of proper phone etiquette and phone handling skills
Position requires general knowledge of healthcare terminology and CPT-ICD10 codes. Basic knowledge of and experience in insurance verification and claim adjudication is preferred. Requires excellent verbal communication skills, and the ability to work in a complex environment with varying points of view. Must be comfortable with ambiguity, exhibit good decision making and judgment capabilities, attention to detail. Knowledge of Denial codes is preferred. Knowledge of and experience using an Epic RC/EMR system is preferred.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $21.37 per hour.
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.
With Phoenix being the fifth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.
Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
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