Work at Home | Support Specialist | $39,208 – $52,000 a year – Full-time

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Duties and Responsibilities:
-Conduct outreaches for newly enrolled members to review current and approved services, durable medical equipment (DME) and additional requests

-Review intake documents for pre-approved services and escalate discrepancies as needed -Complete Welcome Onboarding and Consumer Directed Personal Assistant Assessments and identify any issues or risk factors that require clinical escalations to a CM/PCM.

-Initiate and finalize authorization in Trucare for preapproved services and DMEs and update and discontinue authorizations when applicable

-Handle and accurately document calls to and from members to assist with benefit questions/issues, schedule appointments, assessment inquiries, service issues and grievances

-Handle and accurately document calls to and from providers regarding authorizations initiation/updates, referrals, visits, tests, and faxed care plans

-Provide education to members and providers regarding requirements for approval of service requests

-Manage a large caseload while communicating member issues or needs and monitoring screening of members effectively to improve quality and cost outcomes

-Communicate with Inter/Intra-departments regarding reconciling onboarding issues

Additional duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma or GED equivalent
Experience in a customer service environment
Experience working in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple priorities simultaneously
Work experience requiring effective communication verbally and in writing while demonstrating good grammar, spelling, and punctuation skills
Preferred Qualifications:
Associate Degree/Certification in a related field
Knowledge of medical terminology Knowledge of Trucare, Salesforce, HHAXchange, DocuSign Epaces, Sharepoint
Experience in managed care or other area of the healthcare industry working in a Call Center environment or Care/Case Management Department Experience with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Excel, Word, Outlook, and MS Teams
English proficient bilingual who also speaks Spanish, Russian, Mandarin/Cantonese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Bengali, Punjabi, Hindi, or Urdu
Demonstrated ability to document calls into a computer system
Regulatory or Compliance activities: n/a License or Certification: n/a

Hiring Range*: Greater New York City Area (NY, NJ, CT residents): $39,208 – $52,000 All Other Locations (within approved locations): $34,091 – $49,920
As a candidate for this position, your salary and related elements of compensation will be contingent upon your work experience, education, licenses and certifications, and any other factors Healthfirst deems pertinent to the hiring decision.
In addition to your salary, Healthfirst offers employees a full range of benefits such as, medical, dental and vision coverage, incentive and recognition programs, life insurance, and 401k contributions (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements).
Healthfirst believes in providing a competitive compensation and benefits package wherever its employees work and live. *The hiring range is defined as the lowest and highest salaries that Healthfirst in “good faith” would pay to a new hire, or for a job promotion, or transfer into this role.

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