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Clinical Financial Case Mgr
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James Cancer Hospital/CCC
Precert & Financial Counseling
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Position summary

Clinical Financial Case Mgr (Job Opening 440971) - Scope of Position The Senior Reimbursement Analyst position is responsible for intervention and follow-up on accounts that require clinical interpretation and analysis along the revenue cycle. Primary focus will be assuring precertification for outpatient procedures, and accounts that are rejected from the payers for a variety of reasons. This position requires a high level of clinical knowledge and the ability to use a work proficiently in the Integrated Health Information Systems (IHIS). In addition, this position provides support through education and communication to other departments such as MIM, PCRMs, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, PAs, and other clinical personnel. This positions requires that the individual be able to identify trends and offers suggestions for process improvement to support avoidance of and recoupment of lost revenue. Position Summary Responsible for follow-up on rejected and denied claims using evidence based support and other documentation as needed. Works with Medical Information Management to ensure proper ICD9 and CPT4 coding are performed on each claim. Responsible for identifying trends in denials and providing education to clinical staff and managed care payers to reduce these denials; Gather all clinical and supporting evidence and submit to payers for pre-determination of off-label services and/or complex procedures and treatment modalities; Communicate status of pre-determination request to stakeholders; Educate clinical and other staff on off-label definitions and policies and requirements for authorization on other complex cancer treatment modalities; Provide clinical support to non-clinical pre-certification staff as needed. Must have a strong understanding of the disease implications, use of various treatment modalities, and expected outcomes.

Education and experience

Registered Nurse with a minimum of 3 years experience in oncology. Bachelors Degree preferred. Combination of hospital and billing experience including some knowledge of Government Payer regulations and coverage policies. Experience as a Health Access Network Specialist or Precertification Representative a plus. Ability to work in a self directed manner while interacting with patients, staff and other customers. Strong written and verbal communication skills a must. Strong computer skills including the use of automated records, internet references, spreadsheets and word processing will be necessary.