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If you are located in Richmond, Virginia, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
Intake of provider, care coordinator, and Continuity of Care HCBS (home and community-based service) authorization requests and Nursing Facility service registrations
Review and processing of all HCBS service authorization requests
Engagement with providers and initiation/follow-up on requests for information
Engagement with the National Letters Team to complete mailing of member and provider notification of decision
Consistent application of criteria for review and approval of provider authorization requests
Engagement/follow-up with Medical Director to provide clinical information needed for review and application of clinical criteria
Engagement/follow-up with Care Coordinators for assessment of member care needs
Candidate should be a patient advocate, and have tenacity for finding solutions
Candidate should have extensive knowledge of the continuum of care
Candidate should conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times
Virginia Registered/Licensed Nurse; licensure must be unrestricted in the state of Virginia
2-5 years of clinical experience in health care clinical settings
2 years working in a managed care setting
Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Direct experience working with HCBS authorizations and communicating with HCBS providers
Broad knowledge of the Virginia Medicaid and/or CCC Plus program including coverage and benefits
Utilization Management experience, including experience working with InterQual Criteria and/or Milliman Care guidelines
Experience working with Community Care, Facets, and ICUE programs
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.SM
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.
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