Job Description

Transportation Specialist

  • 502395
  • Full-time


The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona’s Medicaid agency, is driven by its mission to deliver comprehensive, cost-effective health care to Arizonans in need. AHCCCS is a nationally acclaimed model among Medicaid programs, and a recipient of multiple awards for excellence in workplace effectiveness and flexibility. Among government agencies, AHCCCS is recognized for high employee engagement and satisfaction, supportive leadership, and flexible work environments, including remote work opportunities. With career paths for seasoned professionals in a variety of fields, entry-level positions, and internship opportunities, AHCCCS offers meaningful career opportunities in a competitive industry. AHCCCS employees are passionate about their work, committed to high performance, and dedicated to serving the citizens of Arizona.

Transportation Specialist

Posting Details:

Salary: $28,810 

Grade: 15

Job Summary:

The Division of Fee for Service Management (DFSM) is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Transportation Specialist. The candidate will work primarily from home, with some in-office meetings and on-site duties required. The position will authorize transportation requests for covered medical and behavioral services for AHCCCS members. This position uses extensive knowledge of PA/Transportation Coordinator in gathering statistics and information for reports and audits. Must be willing to work in a virtual office setting. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Job Duties:

* Review requests for transportation and apply policies and procedures to make a determination.

* Analyze, research, and resolve complex transportation issues that present themselves through incoming calls, faxes, web, or mail from AHCCCS Providers. Makes recommendations directly to the unit supervisor.

* Maintain and produce reports. Assist the Transportation Coordinator in gathering statistics and information for various reports and audits.

* Other duties as assigned as related to the position.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

* Knowledge of DFSM Policies and Procedures, Knowledge of AHCCCS Prior Authorization System.

* Knowledge of AHCCCS coverage criteria in relation to Fee For Service member eligibility types.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* Strong organizational skills.

* Ability to identify proper coding for various transportation types.

* Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Selective Preference(s):

* The ideal candidate will have experience in Prior Authorization and Transportation.


At AHCCCS, we promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility and a variety of learning and career development opportunities. Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are 10 paid holidays per year, accrual of sick and annual leave, affordable medical benefits and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan.

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-417-4497.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

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