Reimbursement Specialist (Hybrid)
Full-Time Reimbursement Specialist (Hybrid) at Baxter International Inc.
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Medical Device
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: $50,000-55,000
Education Preferred: Yes
Education Level: Associate's Degree
Criminal Background: Case-by-Case Review

Your role at Baxter:

In this role you will perform Reimbursement Specialist duties for assigned territory or payer(s) including eligibility and benefit verification, documentation collection, prior authorization and reauthorization submissions, letter of agreement payment negotiations, and processing payer decisions. As the Reimbursement Specialist you will communicate directly with patients, healthcare teams, and insurance companies as well as collaborating cross-functionally with other Respiratory Health teams to coordinate in our mission of enhancing outcomes for patients and their caregivers.

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. At Baxter, we are committed to equitable pay for all our employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. To that end, this position has a base salary range of $36,000 to $90,000. The above range represents the expected base salary range for this position. The actual salary may vary based upon several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in the role, business line, and geographic/office location.


What you'll be doing

  • Perform verification of eligibility and benefits to determine coverage and payer requirements
  • Ensure all benefit information is loaded correctly to reduce rework and allow for clean claims
  • Gather clinical documentation to support medical necessity for Respiratory Health products
  • Assess clinical documentation to ensure all applicable prescription, face to face, and coverage criteria requirements are met
  • Prepare and submit prior authorization requests to insurance companies including commercial payers as well as government payers including Medicare and Medicaid
  • Process authorization decisions from payers timely to streamline and drive revenue
  • Negotiate payment rates for letter of agreements to ensure maximum collection potential
  • Provide a superior customer experience by leveraging ability to discuss payer policies, coverage criteria, benefit limitations, potential cost, or any pertinent product information with patients and healthcare teams
  • Understand and adhere to all policies for Baxter and 3rd party payers to ensure the highest standards of quality and compliance
  • Consistently contribute to team goals and understand how they support greater organizational goals
  • Actively seek additional experience and knowledge across all functional areas to gain expertise and perform other duties and projects as assigned


What you'll bring:

  • Associates degree or higher preferred
  • 3+ years of industry experience, preferably in health insurance and/or durable medical equipment
  • Third party payer experience strongly preferred
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communications
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Detail orientated and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Possess the ability to manage time and prioritize critical priorities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software
  • Experience with Total Information Management System (TIMS) a benefit


Baxter International Inc.

1020 West County Road F
Shoreview, MN 55126
Transit: No Transit