Anthem, Inc. Utilization Management (UM) Nurse I in Des Moines, Iowa
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Position: Medical Management Nurse I Location: Remote in Iowa Shift: 8am - 5pm CST
The Medical Management Nurse I is responsible to ensure medically appropriate, high quality, cost effective care through assessing the medical necessity of outpatient services, diagnostic procedures, out of network services, and appropriateness of treatment by utilizing the applicable medical policy and accurately interpreting benefits and managed care products. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Conducts pre-certification review 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.
Works with medical directors in interpreting appropriateness of care and accurate claims payment.
May also manage appeals for services denied.
Education & Experience: BS degree in healthcare required, 2 years clinical experience required, UM experience preferred, or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background.
Licensure: Current active unrestricted RN license in the state of Iowa required
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. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s 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.