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Referrals Coordinator



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Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Become a part of our caring community and help us put health first

The Referrals Coordinator 2 processes referrals from Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs) and civilian providers. The Referrals Coordinator 2 performs varied activities and moderately complex administrative/operational/customer support assignments. Performs computations. Typically works on semi-routine assignments.

The Referrals Coordinator 2 handles some inbound calls, performs data entry into the medical management system, assigning an appropriate provider, reviewing for benefits, and/or medical necessity as required or pending to a nurse or supervisor who can complete or request additional information.

Role Responsibilities

  • Recognizes a sensitive diagnosis and/or referral requiring Case Management and pend to appropriate point of contact for review.

  • Understands TRICARE benefits/limitations and Humana Military referral processes, MOUs with MTFs, and referral and UM policies.

  • Answers questions or contacts MTFs and/or civilian providers to obtain additional information that may be required to complete referral etc.

  • Requires assigning appropriate ICD10 code to referral as well as appropriate CPT Code.

  • Decisions are typically focus on interpretation of area/department policy and methods for completing assignments.

  • Works within defined parameters to identify work expectations and quality standards, but has some latitude over prioritization/timing, and works under minimal direction.

  • Follows standard policies/practices that allow for some opportunity for interpretation/deviation and/or independent discretion.

Our Department of Defense Contract requires U.S. citizenship for this position.

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Required Qualifications

  • Our Department of Defense Contract requires U.S. citizenship for this position

  • Successfully receive interim approval for government security clearance (eQIP - Electronic Questionnaire for Investigation Processing)

  • 2 plus years of customer service experience AND/OR administrative/data entry experience

  • 2 plus years of healthcare experience with Intermediate working knowledge using medical terminology, CPT and ICD codes

  • Strong telephonic customer service skills to include active listening, interpersonal and rapport building, patient and empathetic attitude and trouble shooting skills

  • Must be able to work autonomously and be self-driven

  • Must meet be able to meet productivity metrics

  • Expertise with MS Office products (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and ability to easily navigate multiple computer applications

  • Above average written and verbal skills including organizational abilities

  • Strong attention to detail

  • The ability and willingness to work an 8-hour shift sometime between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) or 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Within your current time zone location) Monday through Friday and some potential overtime (Based on business need)

Work at Home/Remote Requirements
To ensure Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates’ ability to work effectively, the self-provided internet service of Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates must meet the following criteria:

  • At minimum, a download speed of 25 Mbps and an upload speed of 10 Mbps is recommended; wireless, wired cable or DSL connection is suggested

  • Satellite, cellular and microwave connection can be used only if approved by leadership

  • Associates who live and work from Home in the state of California, Illinois, Montana, or South Dakota will be provided a bi-weekly payment for their internet expense.

  • Humana will provide Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates with telephone equipment appropriate to meet the business requirements for their position/job.

  • Work from a dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information

Preferred Qualifications

  • Veteran or Military Spouse

  • Individuals with an understanding of TRICARE benefits/limitations, Humana Military referral processes, MOUs with MTFs, and referral and UM policies.

  • College degree

  • Experience in a Managed Care setting

  • Advanced experience with medical terminology and ICD10 codes

  • Flexibility with schedule

Additional Information

Work Days/Hours:

  • Monday – Friday; must be able to work an 8-hour shift between 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST or 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Within your current/living time zone location)

  • Ability to work overtime depending on business needs


  • Performed virtually, with length of training depending on progression of trainee - 1-2 months

Interview Format
As part of our hiring process, we will be using an exciting interviewing technology provided by Modern Hire, a third-party vendor. This technology provides our team of recruiters and hiring managers an enhanced method for decision-making.

If you are selected to move forward from your application prescreen, you will receive correspondence inviting you to participate in a pre-recorded Voice Interview and/or an SMS Text Messaging interview. If participating in a pre-recorded interview, you will respond to a set of interview questions via your phone. You should anticipate this interview to take approximately 10-15 minutes.

If participating in a SMS Text interview, you will be asked a series of questions to which you will be using your cell phone or computer to answer the questions provided. Expect this type of interview to last anywhere from 5-10 minutes. Your recorded interview(s) via text and/or pre-recorded voice will be reviewed and you will subsequently be informed if you will be moving forward to next round of interviews.

This is a remote position

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Pay Range

The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time (40 hours per week) employment at the time of posting. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay decisions will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.

$34,500 - $47,400 per year

This job is eligible for a bonus incentive plan. This incentive opportunity is based upon company and/or individual performance.

Description of Benefits

Humana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, “Humana”) offers competitive benefits that support whole-person well-being. Associate benefits are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family while also knowing your life extends outside of work. Among our benefits, Humana provides medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) retirement savings plan, time off (including paid time off, company and personal holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental and caregiver leave), short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and many other opportunities.

About us

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to putting health first – for our teammates, our customers and our company. Through our Humana insurance services and CenterWell healthcare services, we make it easier for the millions of people we serve to achieve their best health – delivering the care and service they need, when they need it. These efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, Medicaid, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of Humana to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

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