Anthem, Inc. Medical Management Specialist I in Walnut Creek, California
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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 care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.
The Medical Management Specialist is responsible for providing non-clinical support to the Medical Management and/or Operations areas. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Gathers clinical information regarding case and determines appropriate area to refer or assign case (utilization management, case management, QI, Med Review). Provides information regarding network providers or general program information when requested.
May assist with complex cases. May act as liaison between Medical Management and/or Operations and internal departments. Maintains and updates tracking databases. Prepares reports and documents all actions.
Responsibilities exclude conducting any utilization management review activities which require interpretation of clinical information.
Primary duties include contacting members, enrolling them in CM, researching disconnected phone numbers and assisting members with transportation along with other care coordination requests.We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.
The health and safety of our associates, members and communities is a top priority for Anthem. This priority has become increasingly important as we continue to face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Anthem believes vaccination is the best way to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect our members, our communities, our families and ourselves. To minimize the risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus and maintain a safe and healthy workplace, vaccination is required for this role. (At Anthem, fully vaccinated means it has been at least two weeks since you have received the second dose of a two-dose vaccine such as Moderna or Pfizer, or the single dose of a single dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson).
If you do not meet the requirements for this position, we encourage you to review other positions that currently allow virtual work. If you have a medical or sincerely held religious reason for not being vaccinated, consistent with applicable law, Anthem will consider requests for reasonable accommodation on this basis. Should you have any questions regarding the requirement after applying, email TalentAcquisition_VaccinationSupport@anthem.com.
Requirements: • A high school diploma; 1 year of experience with an understanding of managed care or Medicaid/Medicare; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background • Health care industry or medical terminology knowledge required • Must be willing to work one of the following schedules; Mon-Fri 9am-6pm EST or 10am-7pm EST and weekend/holiday rotation hours 8am-5pm EST
Preferred Qualifications: • Kentucky residence highly preferred; Louisville area desired • Strong computer skills • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving skills, facilitation skills, attention to detail, strong sense of urgency and analytical skills • May need to can go into the office periodiclally
We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.
Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com.
An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.