Utilization Management Coordinator - Community Health Choice
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 156587
The UM Coordinator will assist in the process of CHC Providers obtaining authorization, ensuring accurate data entry in the Utilization Module, and assist with requested services/treatments that do not require clinical decision making. Handles entry of all notifications of admission, transfers, and assist with the data entry of requests for home health, and durable medical equipment. They will use analytical and professional skills to answer phone calls and screen documents for key information necessary for clinical staff and Medical Directors. This will assist them in making informed medical decisions regarding admissions, transfers, services and transports. They will also support regulatory timelines and CHC guidelines.
HIgh School diploma. At least two years of college of college preferred.
Three years experience in Referrals/Authorizations.
One year of insurance related experience in a managed care environment.
Experience in Medical coding preferred
Above Average Verbal Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports)
Analytical, Medical Terms, MS Word, MS Excel
Able to work independently under general instructions and have reliable transportation.
Please be advised: Effective Wednesday, September 1st, 2021, with the exception of those who receive an approved exemption, all new hires must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or receive the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by the second Friday of employment.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.