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Care Management Associate

at Aetna Inc.

Posted: 8/30/2019
Job Reference #: 68339
Keywords: director

Job Description

Job Description
  • Support comprehensive coordination of medical services including Care Team intake, screening and supporting the implementation of care plans to promote effective utilization of healthcare services.
  • Promotes/supports quality effectiveness of Healthcare Services.


Req#
63930BR

Job Group
Healthcare

Full or Part Time
Full Time

Supervisory Responsibilities
No

Percent of Travel Required
0 - 10%

Posting Job Title
Care Management Associate

Potential Telework Position
Yes

Additional Locations
NY-Albany

Primary Location (City, State)
NY-Albany

EEO Statement
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Resource Group
1

Additional Job Information
Effective communication, telephonic and organization skills.Familiarity with basic medical terminology and concepts used in care management.Strong customer service skills to coordinate service delivery including attention to customers, sensitivity to issues, proactive identification and resolution of issues to promote positive outcomes for members.Computer literacy in order to navigate through internal/external computer systems, including Excel and Microsoft Word.Ability to effectively participate in a multi-disciplinary team including internal and external participants.

Fundamental Components
  • Responsible for initial review and triage of Care Team tasks.
  • Identifies principle reason for admission, facility, and member product to correctly apply intervention assessment tools.
  • Screens patients using targeted intervention business rules and processes to identify needed medical services, make appropriate referrals to medical services staff and coordinate the required services in accordance with the benefit plan.
  • Monitors non-targeted cases for entry of appropriate discharge date and disposition.
  • Identifies and refers outlier cases (e.g., Length of Stay) to clinical staff.
  • Identifies triggers for referral into Aetna's Case Management, Disease Management, Mixed Services, and other Specialty Programs.
  • Utilizes eTUMS and other Aetna systems to build, research and enter member information, as needed.
  • Support the Development and Implementation of Care Plans. Coordinates and arranges for health care service delivery under the direction of nurse or medical director in the most appropriate setting at the most appropriate expense by identifying opportunities for the patient to utilize participating providers and services Promotes communication, both internally and externally to enhance effectiveness of medical management services (e.g.,health care providers, and health care team members respectively)
  • Performs non-medical research pertinent to the establishment, maintenance and closure of open cases
  • Provides support services to team members by answering telephone calls, taking messages, researching information and assisting in solving problems.
  • Adheres to Compliance with PM Policies and Regulatory Standards. Maintains accurate and complete documentation of required information that meets risk management, regulatory, and accreditation requirements.
  • Protects the confidentiality of member information and adheres to company policies regarding confidentiality.May assist in the research and resolution of claims payment issues. Supports the administration of the hospital care, case management and quality management processes in compliance with various laws and regulations, URAQ and/or NCQA standards, Case Management Society of America (CMSA) standards where applicable, while adhering to company policy and procedures. 


Background Experience
  • 2-4 years experience as a medical assistant, office assistant.
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.


Required Skills
General Business - Communicating for Impact, Service - Creating a Differentiated Service Experience, Service - Handling Service Challenges

Desired Skills
General Business - Consulting for Solutions, General Business - Turning Data into Information, Service - Working Across Boundaries

Minimum Functional Experience
Administration / Operation - Data Entry, Communication - Provider communications

Benefits Program
Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Candidate Privacy Information
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