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Consumer Benefits Eligibility Specialist

Company: PermiaCare
Location: Midland
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Would you like to work for an agency that makes a difference in the lives of people in your community every day? Join our team of dedicated and passionate staff and use your talents and skills to help others. Work one on one and as part of a team with kids or adults with mental illness, developmental disabilities, HIV or substance abuse diagnoses, assist from behind the scenes in any one of our administrative departments, or provide necessary support for the direct care staff. Be an asset to your community while getting paid for it!The Consumer Benefits Eligibility Specialist reviews benefits screening forms and make decisions regarding potential eligibility; notify staff and consumers of appointments with outside agencies; notify staff and consumers of any appointment changes, serve as the primary contact with designated liaisons from Disability Determination Services; ensure that records submitted with an eligibility application will document the needed elements to secure a prompt acceptance/response; ensure accuracy of application; meet 75% productivity standard for eligibility assistance which includes face to face, phone calls and research/documentation time; in all interactions with consumers, staff and outside agencies the Consumer Benefits Eligibility Specialist is courteous, professional, and ensures consumer confidentiality; responsible for all activities to assist potential or current consumers obtain or maintain Medicaid eligibility; gathers information for the SSI/Medicaid application; assists applicant in filling out Medicaid eligibility applications; assist consumers with Medicaid appeals process; attend consumer benefits consortia meetings where necessary.Education Required: High School Diploma or GED.Experience Required: One year of accounting and/or general office duties, Medicaid/Medicare systems Position Requirements: Valid Driver's License, proof of auto insurance, and insurable through PermiaCare. Required to pass criminal history and background checks as well as pre-employment drug screen.Full Time/Part Time: Full-time positionSalary: $15.66 per hour. Sign on bonus may be available.PermiaCare is a public agency that provides a comprehensive array of services to persons experiencing mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders. We deliver high quality services to eight counties in Texas, serving the community as effectively and efficiently as we can. PermiaCare provides four main services: Mental Health (MH) Services, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Services, Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services, and Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Services.PermiaCare knows that quality healthcare is important to maintaining a healthy life and providing proper care for your family. Health insurance through BCBS is provided free of charge to each full-time employee at PermiaCare, with the ability to purchase coverage for your family. Dental, vision, Colonial and AFLAC offerings are also available through payroll deductions for any PermiaCare employee for themselves and their family. Retirement, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Paid Time Off, Long Term Disability and Workers Compensation benefits are also covered by the agency. PermiaCare provides training and development through New Employee Orientation and ongoing training requirements. Educational assistance is also provided for qualified employees.PermiaCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and State laws pertaining to employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.PM22PI197684119

Keywords: PermiaCare, Midland , Consumer Benefits Eligibility Specialist, Other , Midland, Texas

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