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Elevance Health Reviewer - Therapy Services in Newton, Massachusetts

Reviewer - Therapy Services

Location: Within 50 miles of pulse point location

Hours: Monday - Friday from 9:30 am - 6:00 pm PST

The Reviewer -Therapy Services is responsible for the review of medical records to determine if requests for therapy services (physical therapy, occupational therapy, and/or speech-language pathology) were medically necessary and filed appropriately.

How you will make an impact:

  • Follows the system guidelines that makes decisions on approval for care for a patient.

  • Processes system generated decisions for authorization requests, meeting all contract requirements, processes, and operational unit goals to ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Documents findings, develops analyses, and submits reports to the appropriate departments in accordance with government regulations and requirements.

  • Researches and obtains additional data, consults with clinical reviewers and medical directors, when necessary.

  • Acts as a resource for internal and external customers.

  • May participate in intradepartmental teams, projects, and initiatives.

  • Maintains quality and productivity standards and ensures reviews are conducted within required timeframes.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires graduate of a college level program in physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech language pathology or an accredited two-year program for a Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist Assistant, or Speech Language Pathologist Assistant and minimum of 1 year of clinical experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Current active unrestricted license or certification as a physical therapist assistant, occupational therapist assistant, or speech language pathologist assistant in applicable state required.

  • Certification and/or licensure appropriate to field of specialty is required.

Preferred Skills, Capabilities, and Experiences:

  • For URAC accredited areas the following applies: Requires current, active, unrestricted license in occupational, speech, or physical therapy to practice as a health professional within the scope of practice in applicable state(s) or territory of the United States.

  • Unless expressly allowed by state or federal law or regulation, are located in a state or territory of the United States when conducting a peer clinical review.

  • For URAC accredited areas, the following professional competencies apply: Associates in this role are expected to have strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving skills, facilitation skills, and analytical skills.

** For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $28.62 to $51.52

Locations : California; Colorado; Hawaii; Nevada; New York; Washington State; Jersey City, NJ

In addition to your salary, Elevance Health offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company. The company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local pay equity laws.

  • The salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. Even within the range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market/business considerations. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company‚Äôs sole discretion, consistent with the law.
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