Behavioral Health Care Manager I - Texas - Ps23019

Anthem, Inc. Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 2 months ago

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it's a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we're creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care. This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Behavioral Health Care Manager I

This position may work from home upon completion of in-office training period (approx. 90 days). Incumbent must reside within commuting distance to one of the following locations.

  • Houston

  • Dallas

  • Austin

  • San Antonio

Responsible for managing psychiatric and substance abuse or substance abuse disorder facility-based and outpatient professional treatment health benefits through telephonic or written review.

  • Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: Uses appropriate screening criteria, knowledge and clinical judgment to assess member needs to ensure access to medically necessary, quality behavioral healthcare in a cost effective setting in accordance with Utilization Management Clinical Guidelines and contract.

  • Refers cases to Peer Reviewers as appropriate.

  • Performs psychiatric and substance abuse or substance abuse disorder assessment, coordination, implementation, case planning, monitoring, and evaluating to promote quality member outcomes, to optimize member health benefits, and to promote effective use of health benefits and community resources.

  • Requires MS or MA in social work, counseling, nursing or a related behavioral health field; 3 years experience with facility based and/or outpatient psychiatric and substance abuse or substance abuse disorder treatment; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Current active unrestricted license as an RN, LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LPC, LMFT, or Clinical Psychologist, to practice as a health professional within the scope of licensure in applicable states or territory of the United States required.

  • Previous experience in case management/utilization management with a broad range of experience with complex psychiatric/substance abuse cases preferred.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com.

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.


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Behavioral Health Care Manager I - Texas - Ps23019

Anthem, Inc.