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Nurse Audit Senior

Company: Elevance Health
Location: Concord
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

The Nurse Audit Senior position is responsible for identifying, monitoring, and analyzing aberrant patterns of utilization and/or fraudulent activities by health care providers through prepayment claims review, post payment auditing, and provider record review. How you will make an impact:

  • Investigates potential fraud and over-utilization by performing medical reviews via prepayment claims review and post payment auditing.
  • Correlates review findings with appropriate actions (provider education, recovery of monies, cost avoidance, recommending sanctions or other actions).
  • Assists with development of audit tools, policies and procedures and educational materials.
  • Acts as liaison with service operations as well as other areas of the company relative to claims reviews and their status.
  • Analyzes and trends performance data and works with service operations to improve processes and compliance.
  • Notifies areas of identified problems or providers, recommending modifications to medical policy and online policy edits.
  • Communicates and negotiates with providers selected for prepayment review.
  • Assists investigators by providing medical review expertise to accomplish the detection of fraudulent activities.
  • Serves as resource to nurse auditors. Minimum Requirements:
    • Requires AS in nursing and minimum of 4 years of clinical nursing experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
    • Current unrestricted RN license in applicable state(s) required. Preferred Skills, Capabilities, and Experiences:
      • Knowledge of auditing, accounting and control principles and a working knowledge of CPT/HCPCS and ICD-10 coding, and medical policy guidelines strongly preferred.
      • Some local or overnight travel may be required.
      • BA/BS preferred.
      • Medical claims review with prior health care fraud audit/investigation experience preferred.
      • Certification as a Professional Coder preferred.
      • Clinical DRG validation experience preferred. For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $63,072 to $126,144 Locations: California; Colorado; Nevada; Washington State; Jersey City, NJ; New York City, NY; Ithaca, NY and Westchester County, NY 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's sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Keywords: Elevance Health, Concord , Nurse Audit Senior, Accounting, Auditing , Concord, California

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