Physician Reviewer, Med Mngmt
Company: AltaMed Health Services
Posted on: May 23, 2023
The Physician Reviewer of Utilization Management will provide routine review of authorization requests from all lines of business using respective national/state, health plan, nationally recognized guidelines where appropriate to provide guidance for processing of referrals to Medical Director staff and to UM staff. Physician Reviewers may approve authorizations per delegation responsibilities in AltaMed Authorization Matrix and where applicable per restrictions of their training and licensing. Physician Reviewers will process Denials of authorizations using standard denial language noted from above hierarchy of guidelines and post recommendations in the authorization platform to inform Medical Director workflow. Physician Reviewers may review and make recommendations on retro claims reviews for outpatient authorization, inpatient authorizations, and Emergency Room claims. Physician Reviewer may be involved in ad hoc projects and analysis of high cost utilization areas, unmanaged care, inappropriate utilization, inappropriate billing practices, and budgeting/finances reporting. May be responsible for identifying high risk population via provider/clinic referral, utilization management referral, disease registry reporting mechanisms and patient self-referral and will refer high risk patients to appropriate case management program per AltaMed Case Management Policy. With the approval of the Medical Director of Medical Management, Physician Reviewers may provide oversight, guidance, and training sessions to UM nurse reviewers and other UM staff where applicable. This position will provide case management to patients who are admitted to the hospital and those patients who may need to be enrolled in ambulatory case management. The Physician Reviewer may work as part of an interdisciplinary care team participating in the coordination of care with social work and mental health counseling, psycho-social support services, in-home support, legal services, skilled nursing, home health, etc. Effectively collaborates with the hospitalist, the hospital nursing personnel, with members of the interdisciplinary care team and with the physicians in the clinic.
I. MEETS PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
II.EXCEEDS PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
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