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Provider Inquiry Representative I - Health Alliance Plan

Company: Henry Schein
Location: Troy
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

General Summary:This position has the following primary objectives with respect to customer relations for allHAP/AHL product lines:Provide courteous and prompt resolution to provider inquiries by conducting thorough investigations and fully educating provider/customers; with the goal of resolution upon initial customer contactSupport corporate and departmental goals, provider engagement and education activities and product launchesResearch and investigate service failures and report to leadership; identify root cause and recommend resolutions for service recovery and retention. Have general knowledge of Claims Manual to provide direction on billing requirements, policies and related proceduresPrincipal Duties and Responsibilities:Respond to inquiries received by telephone, mail and fax; research and answer inquiries, complaints and appeals by following all department standards, policies and procedures; direct inquiries via Pega to supporting departments for appropriate action and resolution. Educate existing and potential providers on policies, procedures, products, benefit plan and coverage provisions related to all HAP/AHL products.Document all incoming inquiries in Pega to track provider inquiries and communicate trends as they are identified.Practice and maintain confidentiality to Privacy and HIPAA regulations. Proactively seek training and development to enhance skills and abilities.Monitor workflow inbox and outstanding cases to ensure that all inquiries receive an appropriate response in a timely manner; Contact providers (by phone/or in writing), as needed, to ensure timely resolution and follow-up to inquiry.Interact with support departments in a professional manner to ensure provider needs are met. Develop and maintain strong business relationships with inter-departments; Continue to self-educate on changes in policies and procedures that occur in other departments which could have an impact on HAP department operations and the servicing of provider/customers.Attend training and development sessions or continuing education opportunities offered by Customer Services and maintain enhanced skill levels and performance.Interact with providers and the staff at the billing offices to obtain information for resolving customer inquiries/complaints.Ensure and maintain compliance of all department and corporate standards, policies and procedures.Recommend process improvements based on observations and trends identified while interacting with internal and external customers.Education Required:Associate's Degree in Business or related field or minimum four (4) years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree. Course in Medical Terminology (will be requirement to complete post-employment)Experience Required:Minimum of two (2) years of recent Customer Service or Call Center experience within the last three years (Claims Call Center experience preferred)At least one (1) year of healthcare provider claims processing or billing experience or at least 1 year experience servicing healthcare providers relative to claims and benefits in a managed care setting within the last 5 years.Skills and Abilities:Must be dependableHandle assigned projects from start to successful completionHandle multiple priorities concurrently in a timely and accurate mannerDemonstrate excellent listening, verbal and written communication skillsDemonstrate excellent problem solving skillsMust have strong interpersonal skillsDemonstrate a high degree of integrity, patience, maturity, empathy, tact and diplomacyDemonstrate flexibility, good judgment and ability to provide service excellenceBusiness writing skillsEfficiency in using a PC and various Microsoft programsFundamental understanding of HMO/PPO/POS delivery system and claims billingMust be able to work flexible shiftsOverviewUnder the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health is a$6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sitesincluding medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities andother healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health systemnow has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, oneof the nation's oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with thehealth system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region's major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding andremaining Michigan's fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medicaleducation and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicingin the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit HenryFord.com.BenefitsWhether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices ormaking the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.HenryFord Health has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My ChoiceRewards.My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.There aredozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balanceand learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.As anemployee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program(Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,and a whole host of other benefits and services.Employee's classified as contingent status are noteligible for benefits.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action EmployerEqual Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health iscommitted to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard torace, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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