Responsible for obtaining prior authorizations/referrals as required by insurance companies for testing procedures. Performs daily scheduling of diagnostic testing in corridation with other departments. Prepares and reconciles patients charts and maintains medical records. Obtains and enters valid insurance information and patient demographics into the system. Maintains communication between physican practices when scheduling testing patients. Responsible for customer service related activities in regards to insurance issues. Maintains open communication with patients regarding testing schedules and insurance correspondence in a timely efficient manner
Knowledge of basic computer skills; Windows, Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook preferred. Current ICD-9/CPT coding knowledge and medical terminology preferred.