CVS Health Encounter Sr Claim Benefit Specialist in Phoenix, Arizona
Reviews and adjudicates complex, sensitive, and/or specialized claims in accordance with claim processing guidelines. Acts as a subject matter expert by providing training, coaching, or responding to complex issues.
Reviews pre-specified claims or claims that exceed specialist adjudication authority or processing expertise.
Applies medical necessity guidelines, determine coverage, complete eligibility verification, identify discrepancies, and apply all cost containment measures to assist in the claim adjudication process.
Ensures all compliance requirements are satisfied and that all payments are made against company practices and procedures.
Identifies and reports possible claim over payments, underpayments and any other irregularities.
Performs claim re-work calculations.Distributes work assignments daily to junior staff.
Trains and mentors claim benefit specialists.Makes outbound calls to obtain required information for First claim or re-consideration.
Works with Health Plan Operations and within the State Encounter system to research and resolve errors.
Experience in a production environment.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments competently, accurately and efficiently.
2+ years claim processing experience.
Claim processing experience.
Associate's degree or equivalent work experience.
Additional Job Information
Understanding of medical terminology. Strong knowledge of claims processing rules.Oral and written communication skills.Ability to maintain accuracy and production standards.Technical skills.Analytical skills. AHCCCS knowledge a plus.
Associate's degree or equivalent experience
Percent of Travel Required
0 - 10%
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