Insurance Verification and Authorization Specialist

  • Location
    Sacramento, California
  • Category
    Health Care - General
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  • Job Type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Insurance Verification and Authorization Specialist

Ajilon is currently seeking an Insurance Verification and Authorization Specialist in a surgical office in Sacramento, CA. This contract-to-hire role is a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with a results-oriented team.

In this role, you will be responsible for the verification of insurance policy information and obtaining authorization prior to the patient’s visit, scheduled admission, or immediately following admission. The ideal candidate knowledge of medical terminology, the ability to prioritize tasks, and handle delicate situations while effectively carrying out responsibilities.

Essential Functions:

  • Verifies insurance policy benefits for patients with carriers
  • Educate patients and families on insurance issues and communicate with them in a professional manner
  • Document all pertinent insurance information and assure all insurance information has been completed and accurately obtained
  • Answer incoming referral office telephone, respond to electronic referral communication and faxes as needed for smooth and timely referral/admission processing
  • Enter initial referral/admission data into EMR
  • Work collaboratively with admissions team


  • High School graduate or GED
  • Four years general office and administrative support experience OR two years general office and administrative support plus an associate degree in business or related field
  • One-year experience in a in a healthcare setting preferred
  • Demonstrated computer skills with extensive experience using Microsoft Word and Excel, EMR experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work harmoniously and collaboratively with a wide variety of people and all levels of staff

Employment Type: Contract-to-hire

Work Hours: 8:00 am 5:00 pm, 40 hours per week

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An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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