AmeriHealth Caritas Durable Medical Equipment Specialist Senior in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Durable Medical Equipment Specialist Senior
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Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 30 years of experience. We deliver comprehensive, outcomes-driven care to those who need it most. We offer integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Discover more about us at www.amerihealthcaritas.com.
Under the general supervision of the Supervisor of Utilization Management, the Senior Durable Medical Equipment Specialist takes a lead role in performing the responsibilities of a Durable Medical Equipment Specialist and serves as a peer resource and preceptor for the Durable Medical Equipment team. Senior Durable Medical Equipment Specialist is responsible for intake of requests for Durable Medical Equipment and outpatient therapy authorizations, including telephone support, data entry, submission to AmeriHealth Mercy Health Plan Medical Director for medical necessity review, completion of service authorization detail lines, and member/provider notification process. Serves as a preceptor and resource for peers and newly hired associates.
- High School Diploma and some college classes preferred.
- Minimum one-year experience in a healthcare related field such as Home Health Agency, Medical Equipment Company or Managed Care experience.
- 3-5 years office experience.
- proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point). Access is a plus. Consistent word processing speed and accuracy of 50 or more words per minute.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled