Medicaid Eligibility Specialist - (Hagerstown, MD) in Hagerstown, MD at Alltran

Date Posted: 8/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Medicaid Eligibility Specialist will screen uninsured or underinsured patients for potential program eligibility for Medicaid and other available funding sources. This individual will assist the patient in gathering additional documentation. The Medicaid Eligibility Specialist will coordinate working with local Department of Social Services offices and/or other state government offices, in an effort to determine program eligibility.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct financial fact-finding interviews with patients who are seeking Medicaid benefits. 
  • Complete Medicaid and other applicable applications/releases.
  • Monitor all applicants who are eligible for Medicaid or other financial assistance or coverage plans, as required.
  • Enter clear and concise notes in the required patient accounting systems.
  • Ensure all supporting documents, including applications and receipts, are obtained and filed timely.
  • Successfully help coordinate and manage the portfolio of Medicaid applicants.
  • Adhere to all relevant regulations related to our involvement with Federal, State and local government programs as well as Alltran and our clients’ compliance programs.

Job Requirements

  • 1+ year(s) of Customer Service, Social Services or Hospital setting experience
  • Customer Service skills
  • Computer proficiency
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the Medicaid application process
  • Experience working in a hospital environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Dependable transportation to do field work (when required)
  • College degree preferred; related experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • Bilingual in English & Spanish preferred (may be required for some locations)

Disclaimer: 

This position description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principle job elements essential to the job.

Alltran provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Alltran does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation.

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