Anthem Jobs in Portsmouth – Nurse Medical Management II

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Job Description:

The Nurse Medical Management II is responsible to collaborate 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.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Consults 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.

Job Requirements:

  • Requires current active unrestricted RN license to practice as a health professional in applicable state(s) or territory of the United States.
  • Requires minimum of 3 years acute care clinical experience or case management, utilization management or managed care experience; or any combination of education and 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 strongly preferred.
  • Prior managed care experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving skills, facilitation skills, and analytical skills strongly preferred.

Job Details:

Company: Anthem

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Portsmouth, VA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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