Insurance Verifcation Specialist

Finance & Accounting
in Tampa
, FL
Reference: 19-02031

Job Summary:

The Insurance Verification Specialist performs functions involved in the billing cycle including all customer service duties with insurance companies and patients, the verifications, pre-certifications and pre-authorizations.

Essential Functions, Duties, Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for insurance verifications
  • Responsible in obtaining pre-authorizations
  • Must call insurance companies and occasionally contact patients to confirm certain aspects of their insurance benefits
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Experience with EMR and Microsoft Office
  • Must be customer-service focused, organized and have extreme attention to detail
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills

Required Qualifications:

  • Education:
    • High School diploma
  • Experience:
    • 3-5 years of experience in billing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience:
    • 5-7 years of billing experience


  • Care:
    • Treat others with unconditional respect, dignity and equality
    • Acknowledge a need or concern  by pausing from your task
    • Customize your approach when meeting with customers (i.e. sitting down at bedside when communicating with a patient)
    • Always go that extra mile
    • Anticipate the needs of others by providing support and assistance before being asked
  • Have Fun:
    • Maintain a positive attitude
    • Celebrate the success of your teammates
    • Participate in team building events
    • Look for ways to make co-workers smile
    • Encourage your teammates to meet their goals
  • One Team:
    • Attend and actively participate in staff meetings
    • Share information with coworkers to achieve team success
    • Cooperate and build collaborative relationships with one another
    • Encourage coworkers to develop their own skills and abilities
  • Integrity:
    • Behave ethically by demonstrating honesty, maintaining high standards and by always doing the right thing — even when nobody is looking
    • Take ownership of mistakes without placing blame – apologize quickly
    • Demonstrate reliability and responsibility
    • Maintain confidentiality
    • Meet deadlines and follow through on all commitments
  • Commitment:
    • Follow established patient, employee and “environment of care” safety policies and procedures
    • Constantly work to improve job-related knowledge
    • Promptly report and/or correct unsafe acts or conditions in the workplace
    • Provide education to department staff when applicable and necessary
  • Excellence:
    • Consistently look for opportunities to exceed our customers’ expectations by personalizing your approach
    • Be on time
    • Acknowledge a customer’s presence immediately by making eye contact, smiling and introducing yourself
    • Search for opportunities to improve processes
    • Submit innovative ideas to improve the way we do business
    • Actively pursue development goals and career objectives