Laboratory Corporation of America Pre-Authorization Representative/Billing in San Diego, California
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH), an S&P 500 company is a leading life sciences company, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostics solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to provide better care. With net revenue in excess of $9 billion in 2016, LabCorp's 50,000 employees serve clients in 60 countries.
The recently acquired division of LabCorp, Sequenom, has an exciting opportunity for a Pre-Authorization Specialist in the Patient Billing Division:
Pre Authorization Specialist
The Sequenom Division has an exciting opportunity working in its' Pre Authorization team!This position will be responsible for requesting initial authorization from insurance companies and all follow-up on assigned accounts. This position will assist the error processing team with updating the accounts and assigning the correct payors in the billing system.
Request initial authorization from insurance companies from both government and commercial payors
Assist error processing team in assigning correct payors on new accounts in the billing system
Review paperwork, research and identify billing issues and update the billing system with the correct payor information
Send authorization documents to scan
Answer questions from ordering clients, patients, insurance companies, and staff
Maintain patient confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA guidelines / regulations
High school diploma required.
2+ years' experience in a Medical Billing environment required
2 years requesting authorization for services preferred
Previous experience working directly with health plans or medical groups for authorizations
Knowledge of professional medical billing and collection practices
Knowledge of CPT and ICD10 codes
Computer proficiency -- MS Windows, MS Office, and database experience
Previous experience with billing software, such as XiFin highly preferred
Experience with government billing a plus
Ability to review large amounts of data for accuracy
Must be organized and detail-oriented
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.