Patient Insurance Specialist II

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7106148 (Ref.No. 12455-en_US)
Posted: July 22, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Baylor College of Medicine  is seeking an Insurance Specialist.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for accurately obtaining benefits from insurance companies for upcoming services, provides accurate estimate for patient out of pocket expenses, submits and follows up on insurance authorization requests, and financially clears the patient for upcoming services.

Job Duties

  • Obtains benefits.
  • Creates estimates for patient out of pocket.
  • Submits authorizations for services, follows up on submitted authorizations, and notates authorization in appropriate area in Epic.  
  • Contacts patient's  to collect out of pocket expenses.  
  • Contacts departments regarding missing clinical information if required by insurance company.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • One year of relevant experience.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.