Anthem, Inc Outreach Care Specialist- Houston, TX PS23157 in Houston, Texas
Outreach Care Specialist- Houston, TX PS23157
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Requisition #: PS23157
Post Date: Jul 10, 2019
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.
The Outreach Care Specialist is 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.
Requires a high school diploma.
1 year of 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 Spanish preferred.
Requires strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving skills, facilitation skills, and analytical skills.
Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook required.
Call center experience preferred.
Managed care experience preferred.
Medicaid experience preferred.
Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.