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Insurance Clinical Reviewer

Company: Texas Oncology
Location: Richardson
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewTexas Oncology requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.Texas Oncology is looking for a full-time Clinical Insurance Reviewer to join our team!This position will support the Texas Infusion and Imaging Center in Dallas. Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today-at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories." in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.Why work for us?Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas. We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.What does the Clinical Insurance Reviewer do?Under general supervision, reviews chemotherapy regimens in accordance to reimbursement guidelines. Obtains necessary pre-certifications and exceptions to ensure no delay in reimbursement of treatments. Researches denied services and alternative resources to pay for treatment. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Responsibilities The essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Reviews, processes and audits the medical necessity for each patient chemotherapy treatment and documentation of regimen relative to pathway adherence.
  • Communicates with nursing and medical staff to inform them of any restrictions or special requirements in accordance with particular insurance plans. Provides prompt feedback to physicians and management regarding pathway documentation issues, and payer issues with non-covered chemotherapy drugs.
  • Updates coding/payer guidelines for clinical staff. Tracks pathways and performs various other business office functions on an as needed basis
  • Obtains insurance authorization and pre-certification specifically for chemotherapy services. Works as a patient advocate and functions as a liaison between the patient and payer to answer reimbursement questions and avoid insurance delays.
  • Researches additional or alternative resources for non-covered chemotherapy services to prevent payment denials. Provides a contact list for patients community resources including special programs, drugs and pharmaceutical supplies and financial resources.
  • Maintains a good working knowledge of chemotherapy authorization requirements for all payers, State and federal regulatory guidelines for coverage and authorization. Adheres to confidentiality, state, federal, and HIPPA laws and guidelines with regards to patient*s records. Qualifications The ideal candidate for the Clinical Insurance Reviewer position will have the following background and experience:
    • High school degree or equivalent.
    • Associates degree in Healthcare or LPN state license preferred.
    • Minimum three (3) years of medical insurance verification and authorization experience required.Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Keywords: Texas Oncology, Richardson , Insurance Clinical Reviewer, Healthcare , Richardson, Texas

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