ACHIEVING TRUE SELF Authorization Specialist Salary in the United States

How much does a Authorization Specialist make at companies like ACHIEVING TRUE SELF in the United States? The average salary for Authorization Specialist at companies like ACHIEVING TRUE SELF in the United States is $52,679 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $47,038 and $58,320. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2


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Authorization Specialist

Irwin, PA.

Achieving True Self (ATS) is seeking an Insurance Authorization Specialist with experience in behavioral health and ABA services. 

ATS is currently providing services in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Previous experience working with various insurances and medical assistance is required. Excellent verbal and written communication is a must for this role. You will be part of the team that is dedicated to bringing crucial services to our clients and their families. 

What are the benefits of working at ATS?

  • We offer bi-weekly, competitive pay, along with paid time off, and floating holidays for those who qualify.
  • We offer medical, dental, vision, and retirement options, as well as supplemental insurance and short term disability plans for those who qualify.  
  • We offer an entirely free and confidential employee assistance program that gives you access to mental health, financial health, legal services, and wellness benefits that can be used for you and your family. This includes a discount program too!
  • We “Hire to Retire” providing you with the tools necessary to grow with Achieving True Self. Tuition discounts, college and university partnerships, and continued education for those who may be interested in learning more about the behavioral health field. 
  • We celebrate differences and thrive on diversity. We are committed to an inclusive-company culture, where team members can thrive and feel valued.
  • A company that strives for work/life balance. 

What Qualifications Do I Need to Join the ATS Team?

  • Prior knowledge of behavioral health, mental health, or health care authorizations and insurance companies.
  • Knowledge of Managed Care Organizations
  • Knowledge of Excel/Google Sheets
  • High School diploma or transcripts.
  • Previous experience with CentralReach is a plus but not required
  • An unstoppable passion for excellence and an unquestionable commitment to those we serve.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Be able to smile, laugh, have fun, be silly, have compassion, be present, be open, and make everyday an adventure.
  • Knowledgeable of prior authorization requests to insurance companies
  • Enter authorization into EMR
  • Confirm eligibility of clients with insurance company
  • Manage correspondence with insurance companies and consumers as required
  • Review accuracy and completion of the information requested and to ensure that all supporting documents are present.
  • Collaborate with other departments to assist in obtaining pre-authorizations in a cross functional manner.
  • Assist with medically necessary documentation to expedite approvals and ensure that appropriate follow-up is performed.
  • Review denials and submit appeals to get them approved from insurance companies
  • Implement prior authorization workflow, policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all files for consumers and staff are up to date
  • Perform administrative tasks as given by leadership team.
  • Be a steward of ATS’s mission, vision, values, and beliefs.

Who is ATS, and What is our Mission?

Achieving True Self is passionately cultivating and inspiring growth through the delivery of evidenced based treatment to assist individuals, families, organizations and their surrounding communities to achieve their self-defined goals. Through a supportive organizational culture focused on developing and retaining team members, we are determined to change the world by instilling hope and helping each person whose life we touch achieve their truest self.

People matter. A concept so simply stated, yet powerfully embraced.

Achieving True Self is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that celebrates differences and thrives on diversity. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of their age, ancestry, color, citizenship status, creed, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, orientation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any protected category or characteristic prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

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Achieving True Self is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

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