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Benefits Specialist (Certified Application Counselor) (Baltimore)

compensation: $17/hr on a Temp basis
employment type: contract

***The Benefits Specialist (Certified Application Counselor) identifies, educates supports & acts as an advocate for inmates across the State within the Department of Public Safety & Correctional services by assisting them with the screening & enrollment process in Medicaid***

~~Required to become a certified application counselor (under the standards of the Maryland Health Exchange)
~~Screens applications & enrolls all inmates under the age of 65, via the Maryland Health Connection portal in Medicaid
~~Provide Health Choice/MCO navigation/ utilization & education
~~Educate inmates on required documents for enrollment
~~Educate inmates of requirements & structure of Medicaid program to prevent loss of coverage
~~Educate inmates of how Medicaid program functions, when & where they can use medical coverage
~~Track enrollment & effective dates of coverage to help prevent lapse of coverage
~~Maintains strictest confidentiality of business & client information
~~Collects & collates data for reporting purposes. Enter consistently & accurately information obtained during outreach into the agency database
~~Travels when necessary to meet operational needs & to further educate oneself in regards to changes, improvements, & functions of Certified Application Counselor
~~Will be responsible to engage clients across the State either remotely via tele health or reach within the facilities

~~Bachelor's Degree preferred
~~Previous experience with health insurance/[public health preferred
~~Experience working with the offender population a preference
~~ Comfortable working within the public safety system
~~Knowledge of MD Medicaid & or working with insurance companies
~~CAC desirable. Completion of a CAC certification is required

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7074183617

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