Credentialing Specialist


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Job Description

Summary of Job
Responsible for preparing provider enrollment applications, demographic updates and tracking metrics for all eligible provider types. Ensure enrollment activities meets federal, state and department guidelines when processing application submissions. Maintain up-to-date data for each provider in credentialing databases and online systems; ensure timely renewal of licenses and certifications. Reports to Director of Credentialing and CVO.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides support Credentialing Account Manager.
Compiles and maintains current and accurate data for all providers.
Completes provider enrollment credentialing and re-credentialing applications; monitors applications and follows-up as needed.
Build knowledge base for payer requirements and forms.
Assist with filing, scanning and mailing as needed.
Maintains copies of current state licenses, DEA certificates, malpractice coverage and any other required credentialing documents for all providers.
Prepare and send provider demographic updates.
Track license and certification expirations for all providers to ensure timely renewals.
Generate and send sign pages/application to client.
Additional projects as assigned.

Skills & Requirements

Understanding and knowledge of the credentialing and provider enrollment process.
Must be able to organize and prioritize work and manage multiple priorities.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including, letters, memos and emails.
Excellent attention to detail.
Ability to research and analyze data.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with providers, management, staff, and contacts outside the organization.
Bachelor’s degree preferred OR two years of relevant credentialing experience
Language Skills
Employees are required to speak, read and write English
Physical Demands / Work Environment
Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and sit for extended periods of time.