Payment Integrity Lead
Location: Orange, California US
Job Number: 3489
Position Title: Payment Integrity Lead
The Payment Integrity Lead is responsible for assisting with the planning, coordinating, and managing assigned projects, area(s) to ensure an efficient and cost-effective outcome of all task and goals. The Lead is responsible for assisting the manager with daily operations related to audit and recovery. The Lead will handle all responsibility in accordance with established corporate and departmental policies and procedures.
General Duties/Responsibilities (May include but are not limited to):
· Serves as the subject matter expert as they relate to overpayment recoveries and claims audits.
· Assist with implementation and management of contracted payment integrity vendors.
· Works with recovery vendors in ensuring identified overpayments are accurate based on internal guidelines and regulatory requirements.
· Supports department initiatives in improving processes and workflow efficiencies.
· Assists the manager with the reviews of claims for statistical and payment accuracy. Ensure appropriate payments or denials and use of adjustment or reason codes are correct.
· Administer and adhere to Corporate and departmental policies, practices, and procedures.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
· Minimum Experience:
o 3-5 years collectively of claims, audit, recovery, and customer service experience
o 1-2 years in a lead role or equivalent experience.
o 2+ years’ experience in claims overpayment recovery, preferably in Medicare Advantage setting.
o 1-2 years medical claims auditing experience is a plus.
o High School Diploma or general education degree (GED), required. Some college preferred.
o Strong organizational, planning, analytical and communication skills.
o Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to interact with all levels of employees internally and externally.
o Working knowledge of PC application, Word, Excel, and/EZCAP preferred.
o Working knowledge of different claims coding requirements, payment methodology (i.e., APC, Medicare fee schedules, etc.), coordination of benefits
o Knowledge of medical terminology, standard coding and reference publications, CPT, HCPC, ICD-9, ICD-10, DRG, etc.
o The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Physical Functions:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
· While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
· The employee will be required to travel to other clinic locations away from his/her home locations; patient homes; corporate offices and/or clinics in other territories not near home location.
Location City: Orange
Location State: California
Community / Marketing Title: Payment Integrity Lead
Alignment Healthcare was founded with a mission to revolutionize health care with a serving heart culture. Through its unique integrated care delivery models, deep physician partnerships and use of proprietary technologies, Alignment is committed to transforming health care one person at a time.
By becoming a part of the Alignment Healthcare team, you will provide members with the quality of care they truly need and deserve. We believe that great work comes from people who are inspired to be their best. We have built a team of talented and experienced people who are passionate about transforming the lives of the seniors we serve. In this fast-growing company, you will find ample room for growth and innovation alongside the Alignment community.
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