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Pharmerica | Broomfield, Colorado
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Job Description

PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is the second largest institutional pharmacy company in America. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in over 40 states and serves nursing facilities that care for approximately 350,000 patients.

PharMerica Broomfield is recruiting a Order Entry Pharmacy Technician II to join our team.


The Order Entry Pharmacy Technician will include order entry, control room, pulling medications from shelf, compounding, packaging, and bagging.


Essential Functions:


  • Works with Payers and other outside agencies to verifies information to ensure accurate processing and resolve potential clinical and non-clinical issues related to patient medication billing.
  • Ensures Rx Claims approval by performing a series of edits to discover denials during the on-line adjudication process (wrong NDC number, refills too soon, brand vs. generic, etc.), by resolving discrepancies with Purchasing Associates, Pharmacists, Directors of Nursing (DON´s) and/or Nursing Staff.
  • Identifies and pro-actively resolves denied claims prior to medication delivery, working with Insurance Companies, Medicaid, Nursing Home Facilities and Pharmacy Staff to ensure minimal loss of non-reimbursed inventory.
  • Follow-up with Directors of Nursing and Nursing Staff to communicate unresolved denials or status changes allowing alternate courses of therapy to be prescribed.
  • Completes the necessary authorization forms (Certification of Medical Necessity, Prior Authorization Forms, Therapy Change, Authorization of non-covered medications, etc.) to ensure appeals are executed with physicians, DON´s and Claims Processors in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to policies and procedures in order to conform to Sarbanes Oxley and PharMerica requirements.
  • Maintains organized files of appropriate documentation required by state and federal agencies.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience as a Data Entry tech in a long-term care pharmacy preferred
  • Certified Technician desired
  • Prior pharmacy experience/training required
  • Knowledge of Medicaid claims regulations and processes required
  • Prior LTC experience desired
  • Ability to communicate effectively, work as a member of a team, operate a computer, recognize and identify patient medications, and perform detailed work
  • Previous billing experience in a pharmacy setting required
  • Must be willing and to work Monday through Friday 2p-11p with rotating weekends and holiday between the hours of 8a-10p.



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About Pharmerica

PharMerica Corporation is an institutional pharmacy services company. The Company services healthcare facilities and provides management pharmacy services to hospitals. It operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in 40 states. The Company also provides pharmacy management services to 84 hospitals in the United States. The Company operates in two business segments: institutional pharmacies, which provides pharmacy services to nursing centers and other healthcare providers, and the hospital pharmacy management business, which provides management services to Kindred Healthcare, Inc.'s (Kindred) hospitals. On July 9, 2008, the Company purchased the 49% minority interest held by a third-party in its joint ventures. On November 1, 2008, the Company acquired an institutional pharmacy business providing medications, pharmacy and medical supplies and services to residents of skilled nursing homes. (Source: 10-K)

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