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  • Transport Authorization Department (TAD) Specialist in Worcester, MA

    Requisition ID
    2019-7729
    Location
    US-MA-Worcester
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • More Information about this Job

    American Medical Response

    Worcester, MA

    Transport Authorization Department (TAD) Specialist

     

    Job Title:  TAD Specialist

    Reports To: POD Supervisor

    Department: Revenue Cycle Optimization

    Location: Worcester, MA

    FLSA Status: Non-exempt

     

    SUMMARY

    The Transport Authorization Department (TAD) Specialist is responsible for authorization management of non-emergency transports.  TAD Specialists work with Communications, Operations, payors, and billing to ensure appropriate paperwork is obtained before or around the time of the patient’s transport

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Work with Communications to provide guidance on non-emergency transports and required paperwork and/or authorizations.
    • Review non-emergency transports to identify appropriate payor and determine if an authorization is required. 
    • Follow established processes to request and/or obtain authorizations for non-emergency transports.
    • Work with Communications to ensure adequate and appropriate levels of service are dispatched for non-emergency transports.
    • Manage Authorization work bin to ensure payor requirements are met.
    • Process customer complaints quickly by receiving, investigating, redirecting or, resolving the issue.
    • Convey an attitude of intolerance for unprofessional behavior.
    • Develop and sustain excellent working relationships with AMR professionals (e.g., Operations, Business Development, IT and Finance), as well as with the Company’s clients, payors, consultants, banks and financial intermediaries and government agencies.
    • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
    • Adhere to and comply with information systems security.  Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures, attend Information Systems security training, and report information systems security problems if identified.
    • Complete other duties as assigned

     

    Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Communicate a willingness to help others succeed.
    • Demonstrate and promote a spirit of teamwork and cooperation.
    • Convey and inspire a sense of competence and commitment.
    • Use initiative to learn new skills, enhance personal knowledge and improve communications.
    • Demonstrate an ability to communicate and work well with others (e.g., customers, facilities, AMR Operations, and payors).
    • Seek opportunities to improve the work environment.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Education/Licensing/Certification: High School diploma or GED required; EMT certification/licensure or medical experience preferred.
    • Experience: Work with computer programs and software preferred; work with general public preferred; experience in medical industry preferred.

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • General knowledge of medical and insurance industry terminology preferred.
    • Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid guidelines related to ambulance billing preferred.
    • Knowledge of HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley and other critical governmental regulations within one (1) month of hire date.
    • Maintain working knowledge of various tools including but not limited to basic Microsoft Office software, QWERTY keyboard use, basic computer function required.
    • Communicate clearly in English, both verbally and in writing, to convey information distinctly and concisely. Use appropriate grammar and punctuation in written documents.

    EEO Statement

    Global Medical Response and its family of companies including American Medical Response is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled

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