Anthem, Inc. Nurse Reviewer I in Newbury Park, California
SHIFT: Day Job
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Responsible for conducting preauthorization, out of network and appropriateness of treatment reviews for diagnostic imaging services by utilizing appropriate policies, clinical and department guidelines. Collaborates with healthcare providers, and members to promote the most appropriate, highest quality and effective use of diagnostic imaging to ensure quality member outcomes, and to optimize member benefits. Works on reviews that are routine having limited or no previous medical review experience requiring guidance by more senior colleagues and/or management. Partners with more senior colleagues to complete non-routine reviews. Through work experience and mentoring learns to conduct medical necessity clinical screenings of preauthorization request to assess assessing the medical necessity of diagnostic imaging procedures, out of network services, and appropriateness of treatment. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: Conducts initial medical necessity clinical screening and determines if initial clinical information presented meets medical necessity criteria or requires additional medical necessity review. Conducts initial medical necessity review of exception preauthorization requests for services requested outside of the client health plan network. Notifies ordering physician or rendering service provider office of the preauthorization determination decision. Follows-up to obtain additional clinical information. Ensures proper documentation, provider communication, and telephone service per department standards and performance metrics. Requires AS/BS in nursing; and 3 years of clinical nursing experience in an ambulatory or hospital setting or 1 year of prior utilization management, medical management and/or quality management, and/or call center experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Current unrestricted RN license in applicable state(s) required. Requires familiarity with Utilization Management Guidelines, ICD-9 and CPT-4 coding, and managed health care including HMO, PO and POS plans. Previous utilization and/or quality management and/or call center experience preferred.
We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.
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. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions. REQNUMBER: PS46429