SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.
Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.
The Authorization Specialist works with payers and SEARHC clinical staff to obtain initial and ongoing authorizations for patient services, verifies insurance benefits for each patient, and authorizations for patients in accordance with the payer-provider contracts. The Authorization Specialist is responsible for tracking and correcting all pertinent insurance information in the electronic medical record. They are expected to maintain strong working relationships with payers, SEARHC billing staff, and all other interdepartmental staff, and provide excellent customer service at all times.
High School Diploma or GED
Entry level position with on the job training provided
Knowledge, Skill, and Ability: