Conduct comprehensive reviews of medical records and documents supporting claims for providers, suppliers, and pharmacies to include but not limited to physicians, inpatient, outpatient, ancillary, behavioral health care, laboratory, etc. Provides investigative support to the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) related to coding and billing issues and identifies potential overpayments and suspected health care fraud and abuse. Position requires the associate to verify authorization for services and written documentation of services provided against claim information, ensure the appropriateness and accuracy of diagnosis and procedure codes supporting such claims, coordinate medical necessity and appropriate level of care determinations with Medical Directors, and validate services against CMS and State-specific coverage, limitations and exclusion guidelines. Coordinate with internal and external resources in determining the appropriateness of codes found in administrative, medical, claim and financial records, develop reports of findings and recommendations, communicate complex results of audit findings in meetings and/or judicial hearings, and assist SIU investigators during interviews, discussions and negotiations with providers, suppliers, and pharmacies.
Job Specific Competencies:
Neighborhood is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.
Neighborhood is committed to ensuring individuals with disabilities and/or those who have special needs participate in the workforce and are afforded equal opportunity to apply for jobs. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our Website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Neighborhood is an EOE M/F/D/V and an E-Verify Employer