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Eligibility Worker

Company: Young Adult Institute
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

If you are a current YAI employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account.YAI is seeking an experienced Entitlement Specialist to join the Fiscal group. The successful candidate will be responsible for medicaid eligibility for the people we support.Responsibilities will include:--- Work with program staff on Food Stamp applications and re-certifications to ensure that we are maximizing the food stamps of the people we support--- Capture food stamp revenue on a monthly basis centrally--- Work with the Department of Finance/DARB Unit to ensure the Medicaid spenddowns are being processed--- Responsible for completing and processing Medicaid applications and re-certifications for the people we support in the residential programs for YAI.--- Work with Program staff in:o processing Medicaid applicationso answering eligibility questionso providing support with family situationso obtaining spenddown amounts and status of paymentso adjusting spenddown amounts by submitting necessary paperwork to Medicaid's spenddown unit--- Responsible for reviewing Medicaid rejections and taking corrective action. This includes:o obtaining NOD's from programs and submitting to OPWDD and Medicaido contacting CCOs to alert them of a lapse in coverage for people we support in various programs (i.e Community Habilitiation, Respite, Day Services)o advising programs of spenddown not being processedo collecting documentation to submit to various government agenciesRequirements:--- BA or BS--- 1 - 2 years ID/DD or related social service experience preferred--- 1 - 2 years of Medicaid and Medicare entitlement experience preferred--- Ability to work as part of a team and independently--- Excellent written and verbal communication skillsAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a Vietnam or disabled veteran. YAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a Vietnam or disabled veteran. YAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Young Adult Institute, Manhattan , Eligibility Worker, Other , Manhattan, Kansas

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