Credentialing Specialist - Schenectady
MVP Health Care - Schenectady, NY

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Under the direction of the Credentialing Supervisor:
Conducts verification of and processes credentialing and recredentialing applications of providers and organizational facilities in accordance with MVP Policies, NCQA standards, CMS, NYS Department of Health and other regulatory agencies. Processes Credentialing and Recredentialing Applications for practitioners and organizational providers including preparing files for the MVP Credentials Committee. Conducts primary source verifications from various sources (hospitals, residency programs, internet sources, physicians, practitioners, and insurance companies).Reviews files to ensure all necessary documentation and information has been received and conducts follow up, as necessary. Processes provider specialty/category change requests, ongoing monitoring files, early files, and staff review files. Data enters Credentialing information into Cactus Credentialing software and performs Cactus clean up projects, as directed. Must be able to work additional hours as needed. Performs other duties as required. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Education: Associate s degree or relevant training in a business school/health care setting. Minimum Experience: Previous experience with Microsoft office programs and data entry required.
Previous credentialing experience desired. Demonstrated working knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Cactus Software experience preferred.Required Skills: Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Ability to work independently, ability to handle multiple tasks at one time, ability to meet deadlines. Strict attention to detail. Ability to meet and maintain required departmental quality and quantity standards, ability to monitor and follow up on outstanding items identified. Ability to sit at a workstation for extended periods. Occasional ability to lift, carry and put away parcels up to 10 pounds.

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MVP Health Plan covers about 650,000 most valuable people. Also known as MVP Health Care, the company provides health insurance and employee...