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Managed Care Credentialing Specialist Job

Job Number: 2017-14064

Agency: LHC Group Inc Home Office

Location: Lafayette, LA

Schedule: Full-Time

Full Job Title: Credentialing Specialist - Managed Care - Lafayette

Overview

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Additional Details

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Updates all changes to provider numbers, contracts, etc. in the contract database.
  • Completes and distributes W-9 forms.
  • Monitors and updates demographic changes that affect contracts with any changes in address, phone number, location, etc. in contract database.
  • Responsible for assisting in adding contracts to the contracts data base system (Meditract) along with the other Managed Care team members.
  • Files all new applications for each new facility and branches, including credentialing applications, Disclosure of ownership forms, W-9s etc.
  • Assists in the maintenance of accurate user ids and site information in Meditract.
  • Distributes such changes to the payers in a timely manner.
  • Assists in mailing and tracking contracts to payers.
  • Demonstrates a positive, flexible, customer comes first attitude.
  • Manages special projects and perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Assists with the load of all appropriate information in systems for the Revenue Cycle Department to access for eligibility|authorization|billing guidance.
  • Attends conference calls as needed during contract negotiations.
  • Tracks all activities in a spreadsheet or Help Desk Ticket.
  • All other duties assigned.

Qualifications

Formal Education: High School Diploma or equivalentExperience Requirements
  • College education preferred but not required
Skill Requirements
  • Must be highly organized, efficient, and able to handle multiple tasks with ease and professionalism.
  • Must possess administrative, analytical, problem-solving, and time management skills.
  • Must have a thorough working knowledge of computers and applicable office software including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, Power Point), internet research, and database programs.
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