Insurance Verfication Specialist

Peak Performance Physical Therapy - Lynbrook, NY (30+ days ago)

Peak Performance Physical Therapy is an industry-leading practice demonstrating excellence in diverse treatment programs including Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Spine Therapy, Aquatic Therapy, and Gait/Balance and Vestibular Therapy. Having served the Long Island community for over 25 years, we have built a best-in-class reputation in delivering quality care at our four locations throughout Nassau County.

We are currently looking for a full-time insurance verification specialist for our Island Park office.

Duties and responsibilities of role, include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for verifying patient insurance coverage to ensure necessary visits/procedures are covered by the payer.
  • Obtain all necessary authorizations for recommended treatment per payer requirements; this will include requests for diagnostic testing/surgical procedures.
  • File appeals, if necessary, for authorization requests that are initially denied.
  • Responsible for entering accurate data to ensure that the patients’ benefit and authorization information is updated in the organization’s practice management system and verify that existing information is correct.
  • Work with patients to explain coverage amounts provided by their insurance policy and discuss financial obligations and payment options when necessary.
  • Assist in the collection of patient copays/coinsurance.
  • Assist billing department with insurance questions or issues.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to work in independently
  • Computer savvy
  • Previous medical experience
  • At least one year verifying and authorizing insurance for a health care company
  • Knowledge of various insurance carriers including, but not limited to: Medicare, Oxford, UHC, Aetna, BCBS, WC/NF, MPN, etc


  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Life Insurance and Short-term/Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • SIMPLE IRA with Match

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 to $16.00 /hour


  • Insurance: 1 year (Required)