Serves as the primary clinical resource as part of the Cancer Center precertification team for the handling of complex authorization and medical necessity issues. Responsible for clinically assessing all adverse determinations made by insurers through all levels of the Pre-Service Administrative appeals process. Supports the Cancer Center precertification team to ensure precertification/authorization issues are investigated and handled expeditious and thoughtfully from an administrative, technical and clinical perspectives. Serves as the primary liaison between the Precertification Team, staff Physicians and Cancer Center Pharmacy in regard to authorization issues. Responsible for reviewing financial/insurance information obtained during the pre-registration, re-registration process to determine payer requirements are met by obtaining the appropriate referrals, pre-certification/authorization for payers in order to optimize reimbursement and avoid payment penalties.
Bachelors Degree : in Nursing (Required)
2 Years recent experience with Utilization Review in a hospital or in insurance company setting (Required)
Previous experience with medical prior authorizations or claims experience in a managed care setting (Required)
2 Years experience in an outpatient oncological setting (Preferred)
RN-LIC - PA Registered Nurse License (Required)
CPUR - Cert Prof Utilization Review (Preferred)
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