The incumbent monitors and reports on all mediation and appeal requested by applicants and beneficiaries whose clinical assessment results in a denial or reduction in health care services.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Processes correspondence, appeals, program reviews, reports and other requests. 2. Serves as a content knowledge expert regarding business rules of the project; review/research mediation and appeals cases. 3. Works closely with the Clinical Director and Program Managers in assisting with resolving difficult and complex cases. 4. Works closely with the Clinical Director and Program Managers to investigate issues raised by clients in their correspondence, appeals and requests. 5. Creates letter requests in response to applicant inquiries regarding case status, appeals, and other written requests. 6. Works closely with team to accurately adjudicate appeals and determine the outcome of the case. 7. Participate in mediation and appeals hearings as requested by 8. Provides the Clinical Director and Program Managers with updates on all issues regarding quality, training, policy & procedures. 9. Meets all standards established for this position as outlined in the attached performance criteria. 10. Performs other duties, as necessary or assigned by the manager.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
The job requires a Bachelor’s degree. Experience working with individuals with chronic medical conditions and/or cognitive impairment preferred. Experience making level of care determinations also preferred.
The job requires at least three (3) years of experience within a healthcare, mental health, or long-term care setting. Experience managing enterprise-wide quality assurance and improvement strongly preferred.
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