• Medicaid Representative II

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/10/2019 4:01 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-58129
    Category
    Administrative
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    ICE CORE IRC Selfpay/Medicaid Processing
    Post End Date
    4/29/2019
  • Overview

    This posting is used to fill multiple positions

     

    The Medicaid Representative II is responsible for interacting with patients, visitors, patient’s family and other persons who come to the Medicaid office; and processing Medicaid cases.  

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary offered commensurate with experience.

    Responsibilities

    • Meets and greets the public and answers questions in a professional manner.
    • Develops and maintains knowledge-base of UAMS policies and procedures, federal and state regulatory mandates and requirements including but not limited to Medicare, Medicaid, EMTALA, HIPPA and Joint Commission.
    • Screens patients, takes and completes Medicaid applications and makes sure that the applications are completely filled out for the caseworkers.
    • Interviews and determines potential eligibility for patients.
    • Adds patients to Medicaid Data bases.
    • Learns and determines eligibility for at least twenty Medicaid categories 
    • Remains current on new Medicaid directives, policies, and procedures. 
    • Informs patients of Financial Assistance Plan, eligibility requirements and applications.
    • Successfully complete DHS Curam Caseworker Training.
    • May perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma/GED
    • A minimum of one of the following:
      • Two (2) years of Medicaid enrollment experience and processing Medicaid enrollment for recipients

    OR

      • One (1) year of Medicaid enrollment experience and processing Medicaid enrollment for recipients PLUS two (2) years of experience in healthcare billing or registration
    • Intermediate proficiency with computers (Preferably MS Office Suite)
    • Basic keyboard, telephone and knowledge of office machines including printers
    • Knowledge of Medicaid and DHS policies

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Associate Degree with an emphasis in health/business related field
    • Experience in insurance related to healthcare
    • Knowledgeable in advanced medical terminology and medical coding
    • Previous experience working with DHS and Answer computer system
    • Understanding of regulatory and compliance organizations/agencies

    Competencies:

    • Excellent verbal and written communication and customer service skills
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision

     

    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 

     

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Occasionally
    Sit: Continuously
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None

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