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Eligibility Senior Representative - Accredo, Warrendale, Pennsylvania

Created02/21/2021
Reference21002653
CategoryCustomer Service & Claims
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CityWarrendale
Zip15086
SalaryCompetitive
The Eligibility Senior Representative delivers straight forward administrative and/or other basic business services in Eligibility. Implements and maintains eligibility for benefits. Implements, updates, and maintains automated, direct connect and/or manual eligibility data. Interacts with internal partners and/or external clients/vendors. Generates reports to identify and resolve discrepancies. Identifies process improvement opportunities for own cases. May negotiate and resolve eligibility with clients. May provide technical support for the electronic processing of eligibility. Ensures customer data is installed accurately and timely. Good knowledge and understanding of Eligibility and business/operating processes and procedures. Acts as a liaison between both internal and external resources to reduce client abrasion, facilitate the timely processing of referrals and provide accurate status reporting to clients

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Facilitates cross-functional resolution of drug coverage issues & proactively address, researches & resolves issues impacting revenue optimization.
  • Performs medical /pharmacy benefits verification requiring complex decision skills based on payer and process knowledge resulting in onboarding or no starting specialty patients.
  • Contacts benefit providers to gather policy benefits/limitations.
  • Coordinating and ensuring the services provided will be reimbursable (e.g., deductible amounts, co-payments, effective date, levels of care, authorization, etc.).
  • Directly interfaces with external clients.
  • Provide expert assistance to clients on patient status.
  • Liaison for the company providing referral status reporting.
  • May negotiate pricing for non-contracted payers and authorize patient services and ensure proper pricing is indicated in RxHome.
  • Handle Escalations.
  • Use discretion & independent judgment in handling pt or more complex client complaints, escalating as appropriate.
  • Completes other projects and additional duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • High school diploma or GED required bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of relevant working experience.
  • Must have Health care experience with medical insurance knowledge and terminology and experience in patient access.
  • Intermediate data entry skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent phone presentation and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle professionally challenging customers.
  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment and make decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve issues with innovative solutions.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

Through our range of health care products and services offered, Accredo team members provide in-depth care for patients with chronic health conditions like hemophilia, oncology, rheumatoid arthritis and growth hormone deficiency. In addition to health care products, we provide comprehensive management services - including outcomes measurement, counseling, clinical care management programs, social services, and reimbursement services. By performing in these very high-touch roles, employees have a daily opportunity to make a positive impact on their patients' lives.

NOTE : We are currently training in a work at home environment, and you will be required to have reliable internet connectivity provided through a wired connection. A mobile or hot spot environment is not acceptable and you may need to purchase an Ethernet cord depending on your current set up.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.
Employer180 Accredo Health Group Inc

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