Hospital Based Medicine - Appeals and Grievances, PA - Telecommute
January 27, 2018
For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) In collaboration with and supervision by an Appeals and Grievances Medical Director, the Physician Assistant is responsible for ongoing clinical review and adjudication of appeals and grievances cases for UnitedHealthcare associated companies. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities: Work as part of an integrated team of medical director physicians, other physician assistants, and other members of the MCR staff Perform individual case review for Medical Claim Review for various health plan and insurance products, which may include PPO, ASO, HMO, MAPD, and PDP. These claims may be in response to adverse determinations for medical services related to benefit design and coverage, medical necessity, and the application of clinical criteria of medical policies Communicate with UnitedHealthcare medical directors regarding MCR decision rationales and benefit interpretations Actively participate in team meetings focused on communication, feedback, problem solving, process improvement, staff training and evaluation, and the sharing of program resultsProvide clinical and strategic input when participating in organizational committees, projects, and task forces
Required Qualifications: Physician Assistant, active, unrestricted license Must be currently board-certified by an appropriate midlevel practitioner certifying agency 5+ years post-grad hands on hospital based medicine experience Intermediate or higher level of proficiency with managed care Preferred Qualifications: 10+ years of post-grad hands-on clinical practice experience Excellent telephonic communication skills; excellent interpersonal communication skills Excellent project management skills Data analysis and interpretation skills Excellent presentation skills for both clinical and non-clinical audiences Familiarity with current medical issues and practices Creative problem solving skills Basic computer skills, typing, word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet applications skills Internet researching skills Strong team player and team building skills 2+ years of Quality Management experience Experience with claims coding & review Experience with managed care principles & utilization of evidence-based clinical criteria Ability to work from home and the resources available to have an office from homeCareers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm) *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy. Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: Physician Assistant, project management, quality management, claims coding, hospital based medicine, telecommute, telecommuting, telecommuter, work from home, remote, ARNP, PA-C, NCCPA, Appeals and Grievances, Case Review, Nurse Practitioner, NP, PPO, ASO, HMO, MAPD, PDP, Community & State, C&S
Internal Number: 749879
About UnitedHealth Group
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.