The individual in this position is responsible to facilitate effective resource coordination to help patients achieve optimal health, access to care and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patientâ��s resources and right to self-determination. The individual in this position has overall responsibility for ensuring that care is provided at the appropriate level of care based on medical necessity. This position manages medical necessity process for accurate and timely payment for services which may require negotiation with a payer on a case by case basis. This position integrates national standards for case management scope of services including: Utilization Management services supporting medical necessity and denial prevention Coordination with payers to authorize appropriate level of care and length of stay for medically necessary services required for the patient Compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements, TJC accreditation standards and Tenet policy Education provided to payers, physicians, hospital/office staff and ancillary departments related to covered services and administration of benefits
Accurate medical necessity screening and submission for Physician Advisor review
Securing and documenting authorization for services from payers
Managing concurrent disputes
Collaborating with payers, physicians, office staff and ancillary departments
Timely, complete and concise documentation in the Tenet Case Management documentation system
Maintenance of accurate patient demographic and insurance information
Identification and documentation of potentially avoidable days
Identification and reporting over and underutilization
Required: Two (2) years hospital acute or behavioral health patient care experience. Preferred: One (1) year hospital acute or behavioral health case management.
Required: Active and valid RN license. Preferred: Accredited Case Manager (ACM).
Primary Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Facility: Brookwood Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105019210
About Brookwood Baptist Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.