Appalachian Regional Healthcare

Home Services Documentation Specialist

Job Locations US-Hazard
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Office and Clerical
Posted Date
5 months ago(1/6/2023 3:25 PM)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Home Services
Day Shift


The Documentation Specialist assists in gathering necessary documentation for billing claims as well as working with insurance providers to obtain prior authorizations.

Special Instructions

This position is to assist Home Health


  • Calling or faxing medical records along with prior authorization request to insurance companies.
  • Reviews patient chart documentation for documentation necessary to process claims.
  • Reviews reports frequently expiring authorizations or other documentation.
  • Assists in maintaining EMR with current documentation.
  • Assists in maintaining accurate information regarding payer documentation requirements.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for obtaining and maintaining prior authorizations for care or services provided by the Division of Home Services
  • Responsible for assisting home health agencies and dme stores with maintaining necessary documentation to bill claims.
  • Responsible for assisting in maintenance of database of payer documentation requirements.



  • High school diploma required. 

Minimum Work Experience

  • Minimum 1 year as a clerk in healthcare field

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and basic office machinery such as printer, copier, and fax machines required.
  • Prior experience in EMR’s or medical documentation preferred.


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