Remote Medicare Medical Review RN (Medical Reviewer III)

Job Overview

  • Clinical License RN
  • State(s) Nationwide

Overview

Medicare Medical Review RN (Medical Reviewer III) – REMOTE

 

The Medicare Medical Review RN (Medical Reviewer III) will primarily be responsible for conducting clinical reviews of medical records during the course of fraud investigations or other program integrity initiatives such as requests for information or in support of proactive data analysis efforts.  In addition, this position applies Medicare and Medicaid guidelines in making clinical determinations as to the appropriateness of payment coverage.

 

In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting CoventBridge Group’s objective:  To provide services to our clients that exceed their expectations and contribute to improved healthcare delivery by identifying and eliminating fraud, waste and abuse.

 

This position will report directly to the Medical Review Supervisor and will work in our Grove City, OH office.  If not local, remotely from a home office.

Responsibilities/ Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews information contained in Standard Claims Processing System files (e.g., claims history, provider files) to determine provider billing patterns and to detect potentially fraudulent or abusive billing practices or vulnerabilities in Medicare or Medicaid payment policies
  • Utilizes extensive knowledge of medical terminology, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM HCPCS Level II and CPT coding along with analysis and processing of Medicare claims. Utilizes Medicare/Medicaid and Contractor guidelines for coverage determinations
  • Coordinates and compiles the written Investigative Summary Report to the PI Investigator upon completion of the records review
  • Incorporates leadership and communication skills to work with physicians and other health professionals as well as external regulatory agencies and law enforcement personnel
  • Provides training to UPIC staff on medical terminology, reading medical records, and policy interpretation
  • Provides expert witness testimony as required
  • Completes assignments in a manner that meets or exceeds the quality assurance goal of 98% accuracy
  • Maintains chain of custody on all documents and follows all confidentiality and security guidelines
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Medical Review Supervisor that contribute to UPIC goals and objectives and comply with the Program Integrity Manual and Statement of Work guidelines and CMS directives and regulations

Requirements:

  • 2 years minimum experience at a government contractor (ZPIC, UPIC, RAC, MAC, etc.)
  • 2 years minimum working knowledge of ICS 10-CM/CPT coding experience
  • 4 years minimum experience of working knowledge of Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG’s), Prospective Payment Systems or Part B claims and Medicare coverage guidelines
  • Knowledge of, and the ability to correctly identify, Medicare and Medicaid coverage guidelines
  • Advance knowledge of medical terminology and experience in the analysis and processing of Medicare claims, utilization review/ quality assurance procedures, ICD 10-CM and CPT coding, Medicare coverage guidelines and payment methodologies (i.e., Correct Coding Initiative, DRG’s, Prospective Payment Systems and Ambulatory Surgical center), NCPCP and other types of prescription drug claims
  • Ability to read Medicare claims, both paper and electronic, and a basic knowledge of the Medicare claims systems is required
  • Should possess excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to write professional summary reports
  • Knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Internet applications
  • Able to efficiently organize and manage workload and assignments
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’ license for the associate’s state of residence as onsite audits are part of the role as a nurse reviewer

 

Educational/Experience Qualifications: 

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing and have an active license as a Registered Nurse (RN) required
  • Preference given to BSN or higher prepared nurses with recent medical review claims experience in Medicare or Medicaid reviews

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
  • Life, LTD and STD paid by the employer
  • 401(k) with company match up to 4%
  • Paid Time Off and company paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance after 1 year of service

 

The salary range for this role is $65,000 to $70,000 annually.  This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future.  An employee’s pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, performance, and business or organizational needs.

 

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

About Us:

 

CoventBridge Group is the global leader in full-service investigations providing Surveillance, SIU and Compliance, Claims Investigation, Counter-Fraud Programs, Desktop Investigations, Social Media, Record Retrieval, Canvasses and Vendor Management programs.  The company provides top tier data privacy and security practices, deploys robust case management technology customized to clients’ needs and delivers worldwide coverage via its 1000 employees and affiliates worldwide.

 

CoventBridge is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, caste, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics and maintains a drug-free workplace.

 

CoventBridge is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.  As part of this commitment, CoventBridge will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact: Human Resources; 888-932-7364; humanresources@coventbridge.com.

 

 

 

 

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