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Nurse Medical Mgmt I

Location: Lexington, KY
Job Family: Medical
Req #: PS41500-Lexington-Lexington
Date Posted: Jan 6, 2021

Description

SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

 

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

 
Nurse Medical Mgmt I
Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm EST (rotating weekends and holidays)
Location:  This position is temporarily designated as work at home.  Once the office re-opens, must be willing to work on-site if required.  Must be within a 60 minute commute (by car) to our Louisville, KY office. 
 
 

Responsible to collaborate with healthcare providers and members to promote quality member outcomes, to optimize member benefits, and to promote effective use of resources. Ensures medically appropriate, high quality, cost effective care through assessing the medical necessity of inpatient admissions, outpatient services, focused surgical and diagnostic procedures, out of network services, and appropriateness of treatment setting by utilizing the applicable medical policy and industry standards accurately interpreting benefits and managed care products and steering members to appropriate providers, programs or community resources. Works with medical directors in interpreting appropriateness of care and accurate claims payment. May also manage appeals for services denied. 

 
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: 
  • Conducts pre-certification, continued stay review, care coordination, or discharge planning for appropriateness of treatment setting reviews to ensure compliance with applicable criteria, medical policy, and member eligibility, benefits, and contracts. 
  • Ensures member access to medical necessary, quality healthcare in a cost effective setting according to contract. 
  • Consult with clinical reviewers and/or medical directors to ensure medically appropriate, high quality, cost effective care throughout the medical management process. 
  • Collaborates with providers to assess member’s needs for early identification of and proactive planning for discharge planning. Facilitates member care transition through the healthcare continuum and refers treatment plans/plan of care to clinical reviewers as required and does not issue non-certifications. 
  • Facilitates accreditation by knowing, understanding, correctly interpreting, and accurately applying accrediting and regulatory requirements and standards. 

Qualifications

  • Requires current active unrestricted RN license to practice as a health professional within the scope of practice in the state of KY or compact state and 2 years acute care clinical experience. 
  • Requires strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving skills, facilitation skills, and analytical skills. 
  • Interqual and Milliman experience preferred.  
  • Previous Utilization Review experience a plus. 

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.


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