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Medicaid Eligibility Specialist

Medicaid Eligibility Specialist

The Emerald Peek Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is proud of its personalized resident care and exceptional staff.  With an average length of service over 8 years, our team has the experience and expertise that makes us second to none in the Hudson Valley.

The Emerald Peek Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Peekskill, NY is looking for a Medicaid Eligibility Specialist to join their team.

Job Duties:

Responsibilities Include:

  • Financial Interview for the Medicaid application process
  • Assist residents and family through the entire Medicaid application process
  • Compiling all necessary documentation and follow up with financial institutions proactively to obtain all paperwork needed for Medicaid application
  • Filing new Medicaid applications as well as Medicaid Conversion applications
  • Filing fair hearing and attending if necessary
  • Enrollments in Mandatory MLTC plans
  • Educating family about Income payments and process to enable service payments.
  • Private patients – To discuss with the patient his/her finances upon request or to collect a check if deemed appropriate
  • HMO disenrollments, MLTC enrollments, application for Insurance benefits (Medicare A or B) if deemed necessary


  • Minimum of one year of experience working in a nursing home
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Medicaid application process necessary

Benefits:  Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k plan, generous Vacation, Personal, Sick and Holiday time.

Salary Range: $20-25/hr

Shift Needs- 36.25 hours per week


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