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Prior Authorization Nurse - Telecommute in the Boston area of MA

UnitedHealth Group

Boston, MA
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Prior Authorization Nurse - Telecommute in the Boston area of MA(Job Number:702806)

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm)


***This is a telecommuter position, but it does require that the individual live in the state of Massachusetts and close to one of the offices in the Boston area.***


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing prior authorization review of services that require notification, using applicable benefit plan documents, evidence - based medical policy and state specific recognized clinical guidelines and criteria
  • Determines medical appropriateness of provider services following evaluation of medical guidelines and benefit determination
  • Interacts with providers to obtain clinical information to support prior authorization determinations and provide support for their questions
  • Evaluate applicability of community resources/government programs / LTSS provider services to member needs
  • Navigate relevant computer systems to identify internal and external resources
  • Perform / support clinical appeals (e.g., notes, previous reviews, obtain rationales) RN


Job Clinical Utilization Managemen
Primary Location US-MA-Boston
Other Location US-MA-Wakefield, US-MA-AVON, US-MA-Waltham, US-MA-Needham
Organization Optum Government Solutions
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 7
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