Responsible for timely processing, documenting, scheduling and follow up of referrals and request for treatment authorizations as requested by the primary physician. Essential Functions of the Job: Receives and processes authorizations on timely manner. Schedules all requests for referrals and treatment authorizations. Obtains authorizations from various insurance carriers via phone, in writing or electronic media. Schedules appointment for specialty care, special studies, Durable Medical Equipment (DME) or other ancillary services as requested by the primary care physician. Coordinates care within the guidelines of multiple health plans, contracts or insurance types. Responds to inquiries as to current status of authorization by assessing the request and evaluating the circumstances to provide the correct information.