Sr. Member Advocate
The Senior Member Advocate is a vital role in ensuring service excellence to Zelis clients and their members. The Senior Member Advocate is proficient in and supports all Preservice Outreach, Balance Bill Resolution, and No Surprises Act assignment categories. This position requires the ability to act independently within the scope of assigned duties and responsibilities and within established policies and guidelines, the ability to effectively multitask, and to consistently meet or exceed performance standards. The Senior Member Advocate is a subject matter expert for the team. All job functions will be completed using approved policies and procedures, and system design and technical documentation for all Zelis systems and product offerings.
Preservice Outreach Assignments
Independently determine appropriate action to resolve inquiries and questions regarding provider outreach requests, provider status, and open case status
Respond to inbound calls and self-service request from Plan members, providers, and clients
Educate members and providers on health plan and plan payment methodology
Negotiate with providers to secure acceptance of health plan reimbursement payment methodology within parameters, guidelines, and protocols set forth by the Health Plan when requested while maintaining professionalism and diplomacy
Assist in facilitation of Memorandum of Understandings (MOU) or Single Case Agreements (SCA)
Update provider database to maintain an accurate listing of provider status, including providers’ acceptance or rejection of the health plan’s payment methodology
Balance Bill Resolution Assignments
Research and respond to calls, respond to email, fax, or self-service submissions inquiries from Health Plan members, clients, and providers regarding balance bills
Determine appropriate actions to resolve inquiries and balance billing tasks within established service level indicators in adherence to policies, procedures, protocol, and workflow
Educate members and providers on Health Plan and Plan payment methodology and member liability
Assist Plan members with filling credit bureau disputes
Assist members in reviewing their Explanation of Benefits and calculation of deductible, out-of-pocket, co-payments, and patient liability
No Surprises Act Support Assignments
Assist client with facilitation of Open Negotiations as mandated by CMS guidelines and established policy
Communicate with provider and client through email, phone, fax, or US mail ensuring all communication is free of grammatical errors
Generate the Qualified Payment Amount (QPA) for the claims in Negotiations
Work to secure a settlement with the provider, within parameters
High School Diploma/GED required; Associate degree preferred
3+ years of experience working in a call center, billing/accounts receivable in a hospital or doctor’s office setting, or healthcare claims adjudication
Familiarity with various reimbursement methodologies, benefit calculations, and Medicare reimbursement
Working knowledge of healthcare insurance principles, products, and concepts
Excellent attention to detail, time management and decision-making skills
As a leading payments company in healthcare, we guide, price, explain, and pay for care on behalf of insurers and their members. We’re Zelis in our pursuit to align the interests of payers, providers, and consumers to deliver a better financial experience and more affordable, transparent care for all. We partner with more than 700 payers, including the top-5 national health plans, BCBS insurers, regional health plans, TPAs and self-insured employers, over 4 million providers, and 100 million members, enabling the healthcare industry to pay for care, with care. Zelis brings adaptive technology, a deeply ingrained service culture, and a comprehensive navigation through adjudication and payment platform to manage the complete payment process.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
At Zelis, we champion diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in all aspects of our operations. We embrace the power of diversity and create an environment where people can bring their authentic and best selves to work. We know that a sense of belonging is key not only to your success at Zelis, but also to your ability to bring your best each day.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Zelis is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, even if you do not believe you 100% fit the qualifications of the position, including women, LGBTQIA people, people of color, and people with disabilities.
We are dedicated to ensuring our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and require a reasonable accommodation with any part of the application and/or interview process, please email TalentAcquisition@zelis.com
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