Title IV-E Medicaid Eligibility Specialist (DCFS), Ogden | State of Utah


Job Description

Move forward in your career by applying for a Title IV-E Medicaid Eligibility Specialist for the Child & Family Services (DCFS) Ogden office! You’ll be working together with a team in administrative support services to achieve safety, well-being, and permanency for abused or neglected children; and success in providing services for families in our communities.

Principle Duties

They Also Achieve Success By Performing The Following Tasks

A Title IV-E Medicaid Eligibility Specialist works independently managing cases in an accurate and timely manner by collecting information required for Title IV-E and Medicaid eligibility for children in foster care, applying Title IV-E and Medicaid policy, procedure, and rules to determine eligibility, reviewing cases for continued coverage, entering data into relevant databases, and maintaining records. They are also responsible for Subsidized Adoption Medicaid, which includes subsidized adoption determinations, maintaining case files, and medical mileage reimbursement. They obtain documentation from caseworkers and other valid sources for verification of eligibility criteria; consult with Division staff regarding eligibility requirements and refer children/families to DWS for Medicaid application when the information indicates the family may be eligible for Medicaid or when children return or remain home.

  • Conducting eligibility reviews and updating case information when necessary.
  • Entering data into relevant database such as EREP, MMIS, and SAFE to ensure the availability of health care coverage and appropriate collection of funding for services.
  • Issuing medical cards.
  • Maintaining accurate and complete documentation in the case record to support eligibility.
  • Processing eligibility and adoption agreements for children who are receiving adoption assistance or processing eligibility for interstate placement for foster care or adoption assistance.
  • Referring clients to other available services to meet needs where appropriate.
  • Using MMIS (Medicaid Management Information System).
  • Using SAFE (i.e., State social services computer application program).
  • Using EREP (State benefit program).

Ideal Candidate

The model candidate for this position is someone who is:

  • A current employee of the State of Utah.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Organizationally sound.
  • Adept at communicating effectively, clearly, and concisely both verbally and in writing, in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism.
  • Strongly committed to providing excellent customer service.
  • Able to weigh relative costs and benefits of a potential action.
  • Accomplished in practicing great people skills.


Preference May Be Given To Candidates Who

  • Are current State employees
  • Have experience in or knowledge of Title IV-E and Medicaid
  • Have two years or more experience working in government or public programs
  • Have excellent accuracy in using Microsoft Word and Google

Why You Should Join Our Team

Be an integral part of DCFS working together to keep children safe and strengthen families in our communities. Experience a sense of accomplishment for a job well done and enjoy work life balance! We offer great health benefits and retirement plans, generous paid time off, and a balanced work schedule to afford quality time spent with your family. Click here to see what makes working for the State of Utah awesome: Compensation & Benefits.

The Agency

Contribute to our communities and proactively support the Division of Child and Family Services by helping us keep children safe and strengthen families. DCFS CLICK HERE


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