Anthem, Inc. Outreach Care Specialist in Austin, Texas
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Your Talent. Our Vision. At Amerigroup, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies focused on serving Medicaid, Medicare and uninsured individuals, it’s a powerful combination. It’s the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.
This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve.
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Responsible for ensuring that appropriate member treatment plans are followed on less complex cases and for proactively identifying ways to improve the health of our members and meet quality goals. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Coordinates follow-up care plan needs for members by scheduling appointments or enrolling members in programs.
Assesses member compliance with medical treatment plans via telephone or through on-site visits.
Identifies barriers to plan compliance and coordinates resolutions.
Identifies opportunities that impact quality goals and recommends process improvements.
Recommends treatment plan modifications and determines need for additional services, in conjunction with case management and provider.
Coordinates identification of and referral to local, state or federally funded programs.
Coaches members on ways to reduce health risks.
Prepares reports to document case and compliance updates.
Establishes and maintains relationships with agencies identified in appropriate contract.
The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against Covid-19. All offers of employment are conditioned on completion of a background check, including COVID-19 vaccination verification. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Anthem approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Minimum of 1 year related experience; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background.
Certified nurse assistant or certified medical assistant and/or BS/BA degree in a related field preferred.
Bilingual candidates preferred.
Internet Connectivity requirements-Line of Site Internet service or 3G and 4G data plans.
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.
Experience working with STAR PLUS or LTSS programs preferred.
Experience making outbound calls in a call center environment preferred.
Experience in a medical office, health insurance, pre-certification, or claims/billing environment preferred.
Microsoft Office experience preferred.
We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.