The job duties of the Consumer Benefits Specialist include, but are not limited to Providing MH, DD, and TCOOMMI consumers with assistance in determining eligibility for, access to & maintenance of Medicaid benefits & entitlements. Meeting with consumers to provide assistance with SSI/SSDI program applications process and follow-up. This includes initial applications, administrative law judge hearings, claims and appeals. Providing community referrals for representation during administrative law judge hearings. Gathering necessary documentation in support of claims. Meeting with consumers to provide assistance with the application process and maintenance of eligibility for Medicaid programs such as QMB, MQMB and various Medicaid waivers. Make necessary social service referrals within the community based on consumer needs such as food stamps, TANF, Medicare RX extra help applications.
|City||Bastrop, LaGrange, Giddings, Round Rock, Marble Falls, Seguin, Gonzales, Lockhart|
|County||Bastrop County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Lee County, Williamson County|
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma. Experience working with persons with disabilities in a healthcare or rehab setting. Knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security applications. Strong computer and communication skills. Must have a valid Texas Driver's License.|
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree. Experience with Social Security Disability programs, Medicaid and Medicare
|Closing Date||Open until filled|