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Physician Case Reviewers

Chicago, IL · Healthcare
Seeking MD's with various specialties for full-time non-clinical peer review opportunities.  This is an excellent work/life balance opportunity.

If you have an active MD license in IL and experienced in Internal Medicine, Primary Care or Family Medicine, we have  remote opportunities in the Chicago area after initial onsite training.
Successful candidates will:
  • Perform physician-level case review, following initial nurse review, of high-tech diagnostic imaging, modalities.  Imaging modalities include CT, CTA, MRI, MRA, PET, and Nuclear Cardiology.
  • Determine medical necessity of requests using Medical Necessity Guidelines and client-specific health plan medical policy
  • Conduct peer-to-peer discussions with ordering physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners to provide education regarding established guidelines and accepted standards of care as they pertain to the use of diagnostic imaging studies, cardiac testing, specialty pharmacy and sleep management services.
  • Suggest alternatives services to ordering providers when appropriate
  • Document the pre-certification review in a complete, concise, and accurate manner in the pre-certification computer application
  • Demonstrate and maintain current knowledge of modalities and new applications of known technologies for diagnostic imaging, cardiac services, specialty pharmacy and sleep management
  • As necessary, assist pre-certification nurses and other staff in understanding the principles behind appropriate utilization of covered modalities.
  • Participate in periodic physician reviewer meetings
  • Demonstrate and maintain knowledge of relevant policies and regulations pertaining to utilization review of diagnostic imaging procedures, cardiac services, specialty pharmacy, radiation therapy, and sleep management.
  • Acquire, demonstrate, and maintain proficiency with ICD-10 and CPT coding.
  • Participate on committees or in work groups as needed for revision of clinical guidelines and/or serve as a subject matter expert
  • Perform first level provider appeals as designated by the client for adverse determinations
  • Obtain additional state licensure based upon business needs
Required Skills:
Current unrestricted medical license(s) as a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Board Certification by American Board of Medical Specialties
Demonstrated knowledge of current practice standards in specialty
Strong oral communication and interpersonal skills
Computer literacy with the ability to learn new applications
Ability to multi-task
Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

Contact information:
Max Populi, LLC
4628 Bayard Street, #207
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2750
Tel: (412) 567-5279
Fax: (412) 567-5198
e-mail: jobs@maxpopuli.com
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