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Anthem, Inc. Utilization Management Rep I- Remote- PS30806 in West Des Moines, Iowa

Utilization Management Rep I- Remote- PS30806

Location: United States

Requisition #: PS30806

Post Date: Dec 03, 2019

Your Talent. Our Vision. At HealthLink, Inc., a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, providing access to a broad network of quality health care partners and custom health care plans to reduce overall costs, it’s a powerful combination. It’s 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.

The Utilization Management Representative is responsible for coordinating cases for precertification and prior authorization review.

Primary duties may includes, but are not limited:

  • Managing incoming calls or incoming post services claims work.

  • Determines contract and benefit eligibility; provides authorization for inpatient admission, outpatient precertification, prior authorization, and post service requests.

  • Refers cases requiring clinical review to a Nurse reviewer.

  • Responsible for the identification and data entry of referral requests into the UM system in accordance with the plan certificate.

  • Responds to telephone and written inquiries from clients, providers and in-house departments.

  • Conducts clinical screening process.

  • Authorizes initial set of sessions to provider.

  • Checks benefits for facility based treatment.

  • Develops and maintains positive customer relations and coordinates with various functions within the company to ensure customer requests and questions are handled appropriately and in a timely manner.

  • Requires High school diploma/GED.

  • 1 year of customer service or call-center experience; proficient analytical, written and oral communication skills; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Medical terminology training and experience in medical or insurance field preferred.

  • Requires strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving skills, facilitation skills, and analytical skills.

  • Medical coding experience 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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