Anthem RN Nurse Medical Mgmt I or II - Remote - US (Colorado/Nevada RN License) - PS11713 in Des Moines, Iowa
RN Nurse Medical Mgmt I or II - Remote - US (Colorado/Nevada RN License) - PS11713
Location: United States
Requisition #: PS11713
Post Date: Aug 27, 2018
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 benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.
We have two openings supporting Medicare GRS (Group Retirement Services). You must have current RN licenses for Colorado and Nevada. You will receive the training and equipment to work from a home office. You must have a high speed internet connection.
Hours: 8:00AM - 5:00PM Mountain Time Zone
Depending upon business needs, their could be occasional eve and weekend work.
The Nurse Medical Mgmt. I or II is responsible for collaborating with healthcare providers and members to promote quality member outcomes, to optimize member benefits, and to promote effective use of resources for more complex medical issues. 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 precertification, 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.
-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 members 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.
These positions will be hired at a Nurse Med. Mgmt. level I or II depending upon the background, skills and experience of the selected candidates.
Requires current active unrestricted RN licenses in Colorado and Nevada, and a minimum of 3 years acute care clinical experience or case management, utilization management or managed care experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
-Participation in the American Association of Managed Care Nurses preferred.
-Knowledge of medical management process and ability to interpret and apply member contracts, member benefits, and managed care products preferred.
-Prior managed care experience strongly preferred.
-Requires strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving skills, facilitation skills, and analytical skills.
-Computer skills: MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel). You must be comfortable working with web-based applications, entering information on excel spreadsheets and working with multiple screens researching and updating data. Lack of computer skills could hinder your ability to be successful in this position.
Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at antheminc.com/careers.
An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran