Patient Authorization Representative

Responsibilities

As a Patient Authorization Representative, you will be responsible for:
  • Pre-encountering and pre-registering patients as well as providing registration support to patients, clinic staff, and managers
  • Verifying insurance and enter insurance benefits information into the CareConnect system prior to appointments
  • Determining co-pays and deductibles; confirming and obtaining appropriate insurance authorization
  • Informing patients of their financial responsibility
  • Answering a busy phone system
  • Delivering exceptional customer service to patients, faculty, staff, vendors, insurance company representatives, and registration representatives

Note: This posted position is 1 of 39 positions available for hire. All applicants will apply through this requisition and if selected will be hired into one of the available positions.
Qualifications

We're seeking a flexible, customer-focused, detail-oriented individual with:
  • Experience with pharmaceutical/medical insurance verification and authorization
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, prioritizing and analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of third-party payor verification terminology
  • Background with relevant state and federal programs, including Medicare, Medi-Cal, and CCS programs
  • Computer proficiency with Word, Excel, and CareConnect system
  • Experience with medical office procedures, including scheduling appointments

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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