• Insurance Verification Specialist - Level 1

    AllianceRx Walgreens PrimePittsburgh, PA 15222

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    Insurance Verification Specialist - Level 1

    Advertising Title:

    Specialist, Insurance Verification (Conversion-Level 1)

    Desired qualifications, skills and experience:

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Current Pharmacy Technician License/Registration without restrictions with State Board of Pharmacy in the State in which the position is located or National Technician Certification

    • Relevant work experience in a Specialty Pharmacy, PBM, and/or call center setting

    • Associate's Degree in healthcare, business, or related area of study

    Required qualifications, skills and experience:

    Minimum Required Qualifications

    • High school diploma from accredited school or equivalent GED

    Additional Qualifications

    • Beginning proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of programs

    • Good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate in a diplomatic and confidential manner

    • Strong initiative with the ability to work in a team environment

    • Organized and detail oriented with proven problem solving skills

    About us:

    AllianceRx Walgreens Prime delivers maintenance medicines and specialty medicines through its mail service and central specialty pharmacies. Formed in 2017 through a strategic alliance between Walgreens, one of the nation's largest chain drug stores, and Prime Therapeutics, a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), we offer tools and resources to help patients improve medication adherence, 24/7 pharmacy support for exceptional care. The company is headquartered in Orlando, FL and its pharmacies are accredited by several national pharmacy accreditation services.

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    Job description:

    Insurance Verification Specialist - Level 1 is responsible for verifying patient eligibility, coordinating benefits, running test claims, and determining patient coverage/responsibility for services including, but not limited to, major medical insurance benefits (including Medicare), complex insurance plans, and high volume PBM plans. This position needs to understand the authorization process and working with J-Codes, diagnosis codes, route of administration, place of service, IPA claims, Medicare B & D billing, Major Medical, and PBM.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Utilizes all available resources to obtain and enter insurance coverage information for ordered services; Verifies patient insurance coverage and completes a full Medical Verification of medications, administration supplies, and related pharmacy services through proper investigation into either major medical benefits (including Medicare) or pharmacy benefits; Facilitates and completes the prior authorization process with insurance companies and practitioner offices

    • Facilitates pharmacy and/or major medical claims with insurance companies and practitioner offices; Investigates and facilitates prior authorization and any other claim rejections

    • Notifies patients, physicians, practitioners, and/or clinics of any financial responsibility of services provided and requested services that are not provided by the facility

    • Communicates with other departments and senior managers as necessary to facilitate urgent needs; Places outbound calls to patients or physicians' offices to obtain additional information needed to process requests; Manages inbound calls on the insurance line from patients, clients, physicians, practitioners, and clinics regarding inquiries about services provided, financial responsibility, and insurance coverage

    • Other responsibilities as judgment or necessity dictate

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