Utilization Management Coord
- Hackensack Meridian Health
- $63,000.00 - 95,940.00 / Year *
- 6 Whispering Pines Way
- Piscataway, NJ 08854
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the personalized features of this site, including the ability to apply for a job. How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system. Responsibilities Review Activities: Admission review, admission denial, continued stay review, continued stay denial, termination of benefits, communication of information to insurance company, billing certification, concurrent managed care, Denial Appeals, retrospective medical record utilization review. Obtains and evaluates medical records for inpatient admissions to determine if required documentation is present. Obtains appropriate records as required by payer agencies and initiates physician advisors as necessary for unwarranted admissions. Conducts ongoing review and discusses care changes with attending physicians and others. Performs chart reviews for appropriateness of admission and continued hospital stay applying appropriate clinical criteria. Performs admission review within 24 hours or the first business day. Refers cases not meeting criteria to the physician advisor for determination and action. Qualifications RN BSN preferred Certified Case Manager preferred Licensed as a registered nurse in the state of New Jersey Minimum of five years' experience in the acute care setting Previous case management/utilization review experience preferred Knowledge of federal and state regulations, third party payers/managed care principles Knowledge of InterQual/Milliman criteria and other guidelines for medical necessity, appropriate level of care and concurrent patient management Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.