NCI Remote Medical Review RN - Part B/DME - Casual Status in Chicago, Illinois

Remote Medical Review RN - Part B/DME - Casual Status

Posting Date:

6/19/2017

Job Number:

5469492

Location:

Chicago, IL

Shift:

1st

Security Clearance Status:

Not Applicable

Security Clearance Type:

None

US Citizenship Required:

Yes

Job Level:

Individual Contributor

Employment Status:

Casual

Travel:

Negligible

NCI: As a Remote Medical Review RN - Part B/DME - Casual Status ( Medical Reviewer III ), you will use your RN experience in Medicare medical review. You must be flexible with hours and have extensive knowledge of the Medicare Part B program, being able to apply the regulations and coverage guidelines for a variety of Part B services with an emphasis on DME.Highlights of Responsibilities:

  • Review medical records in an electronic format and make a decision for Medicare coverage based on laws, regulations and coverage and payment criteria.

  • Must be familiar with the coding and billing as well as the coverage guidelines and criteria for Medicare Part B/ DME.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years experience reviewing medical claims to determine medical necessity and appropriateness

  • Minimum of 5 years clinical experience

  • Graduate from an accredited nursing education program and has an active, current license as a Registered Nurse

  • Must have no adverse actions pending or taken against him/her by any State or Federal licensing board or program; and must have no conflict of interest (COI) as defined in 1154(b)(1) of the Social Security Act

  • At least 2 years utilization/quality assurance review and coding experience in ICD-9/10-CM, CPT, DRG, and payment methodologies (Correct Coding Initiative)

  • Advanced Knowledge of utilization review/ quality assurance procedures

  • Knowledge of, and the ability to correctly identify, Medicare coverage guidelines

  • Knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet applications at an intermediate level

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license for the associate's state of residence

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree preferred but at a minimum have graduated from an accredited school of nursing

  • At least 2 years of work with Medicare medical review

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