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Utilization Review Behavioral Health Care Advocate - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Houston, TX
Date:
09/05/2017
2017-09-052017-10-04
Job Code:
1793204
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Utilization Review Behavioral Health Care Advocate - Telecommute(Job Number:732617)
Description

You're looking for something bigger for your career. How about inventing the future of health care? UnitedHealthcare is offering an innovative new standard for care management. We're going beyond counseling services and verified referrals to behavioral health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Our growth is fueling the need for highly qualified professionals to join our elite team. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you'll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. Join us. Take this opportunity to start doing your life's best work.(sm)

 

The Algorithms for Effective Reporting and Treatment (ALERT) Care Advocate will assist with assessment / triage as well as outpatient and concurrent review while managing a broad range of diagnostic patient cases.  
   
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Focus on outpatient Medicaid and Medicare behavioral health services  
  • Conducting outpatient utilization reviews to determine appropriate care
  • Assessing if member care meets coverage guidelines
  • Shaping member treatment in partnership with providers to ensure best practices
  • Administering benefits and reviewing treatment plans
  • Coordinating benefits and transitions between various areas of care
At OptumHealth, you will perform within an innovative culture that's focused on transformational change in the health care system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi-faceted business. And you will make contributions that will have an impact that's greater than you've ever imagined.  

Job Care Advocacy
Primary Location US-TX-Houston
Other Location US-MO-Maryland Heights, US-CO-Denver, US-MN-Minneapolis, US-KS-Kansas City, US-IL-Chicago, US-TX-Dallas, US-AZ-Phoenix
Organization Optum Ops-PHM Utilization Mgmt
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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