Medical Back-Office/Insurance Authorization

$15.00 per hour - Full time position working 37.5 hours per week

Are you a passionate advocate for children with disabilities?  Are you organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment?  Are you ready to be part of an awesome team of professionals dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children with developmental delays and their families? 

Easterseals Florida is seeking a team member who will be responsible for obtaining authorizations for our Early Intervention and Therapy services.  We would like someone with experience working with insurance companies and Florida Medicaid managed care plans, and with the skills necessary to verify patient insurance and obtain authorization for services.  It's important to be detailed-oriented, organized, and have the ability to focus and work quickly.  Working well in a team environment is very important.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Using insurance online portals to obtain authorization
  • Making  phone calls to insurance company to verify benefits and obtain authorization
  • Keeping track of authorization expirations for ongoing services and getting timely re-authorization
  • Gathering and sharing documentation required by the insurance company
  • Enter insurance and authorization information into data system
  • Communicate well with fellow team members around the state


  • H.S. diploma or GED
  • One year of experience in insurance verification, precertification, billing, or related insurance position; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • Detailed oral and written communications skills required.
  • Candidates should have solid typing speed and accuracy, and good computer skills, with the ability to utilize multiple computer systems in desktop environment to accomplish results.
  • Effective communication skills. Ability to work independently.

Easterseals Florida is an AA/EEO employer and Drug Free Workplace (DFWP).

Easterseals Florida has been rated a 2020 and 2021 Great Place to Work by our employees!  We provide services daily that lead the way to full equity, inclusion and access for people with disabilities, families and communities through enriching education, enhancing health, expanding employment and elevating community.  Working at Easterseals is more than just a job - it's an opportunity to be part of something bigger!  If you want to translate your talent, your passion, and your commitment to help people with disabilities, families and the community, you might be exactly what we are looking for.