AdventHealthPre-Access Infusion Benefits and Authorization Specialist-ONCOLOGY
Hinsdale, IL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Debt-free Education(Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : 40 hours a week, Typical business hours

Location: AdventHealth Hinsdale

The role you’ll contribute:

The Pre-Access Infusion Benefits and Authorization Specialist, under general supervision, maintains performance standards appropriate to area by obtaining account benefits and/or verifying authorizations are in place for all chemotherapy regimens and other injection/infusion treatments. Meet standards established by leadership for all patient services. Meets or exceeds department audit accuracy and productivity standard goal. Uses utmost caution that obtained benefits, authorizations, and/or pre-certifications are accurate according to the actual test, and procedure or registration being performed. Adheres to AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Responsible for review of chemotherapy regimen and other injection/infusion treatment orders and determines insurance benefits and authorization requirements. Reviews clinical data such as patient pathology reports, imaging, laboratory results, prior treatments, matching against insurance payor and/or National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines. Ensures specified medical terms, diagnosis, medication codes and supporting clinical documentations are met. Utilization review to facilitate the sending of clinical information in support of the authorization to payor or third-party administrators, as assigned.

  • Reviews medical records in detail to confirm the treatment is supported by approved medical studies by reputable oncology/hematology studies. Stays current on payer preference for biosimilar drugs available. Ensures patient orders are changed accordingly if biosimilar drug is preferred. Ensures that each treatment is coded, reviewed, and financially cleared based on the patient insurance requirements.

  • Verifies medical necessity in accordance with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) standards by

  • reviewing guidelines and communicatesrelevant coverage/eligibility information to the patient. Alerts physician offices to issues with verifying insurance. Responsible for communicating to service line partners of situations where medical necessity is not met to include review of journal articles,

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Great Lakes

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $18 - $25.71

  • Location: Hinsdale, IL

  • Job ID: 24017633

  • Job Family: Patient Financial Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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