Salary: $47,711 - $70,741 per yr
Health Care Coordinators perform professional work related to Medicaid program operations and auditing providers to ensure compliance with program policies and regulations. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. This position will perform professional work related to program operations and auditing providers to ensure compliance with program policies and regulations. The incumbent will evaluate individuals referred to the medical services program and provide ongoing case management services to Medicaid eligible clients; evaluate the need for medical services, treatment, equipment and supplies and authorize payment; screen individuals to determine appropriate level of care in nursing homes; review programs to ensure services are being provided in a cost effective manner; participate in program development by providing input on policies and procedures, forms, medical coverage and system enhancements. Assess potential client needs for case management services using assessment tools to identify social service and/or medical needs; develop and implement plans of care for those determined to be eligible for services; counsel and refer clients to services and/or contract with providers for services; maintain contact with clients through home visits and telephone calls; monitor the quality and cost of services provided to clients; periodically update plans of care; submit payment authorization requests; and maintain case files. Participate in periodic reviews of facilities providing care to Medicaid eligible clients to validate and ensure adequacy of services and resident care; ensure reimbursement matches the cost of services provided; monitor nursing facility quality indicator reports; screen and assess Medicaid clients regarding discharge to community-based care; review medical records; document findings and deficiencies on appropriate forms; prepare reports of findings and participate in exit conferences; participate in independent professional reviews of providers to determine the quality of care, compliance with patient rights, and appropriateness of placement as assigned.
Announcement Number: 37284
Open to all qualified persons.
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.