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Medical Director (IlliniCare - Aetna Medicaid)

Primary Location: Burr Ridge, IL
Additional Locations: IL-Burr Ridge
Position Summary:

The Medical Director will provide oversight for medical policy implementation. Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of clinical/medical programs. This position primarily supports IlliniCare (An Aetna owned Medicaid Plan); but could work in other plans throughout the country "when needed".


Expands Aetna's medical management programs to address member needs across the continuum of care.

Supports the Medical Management staff ensuring timely and consistent responses to members and providers.

Oversees utilization review/quality assurance, directing case management.

Provides clinical expertise and business direction in support of medical management programs through participation in clinical team activities.

Acts as lead business and clinical liaison to network providers and facilities to support the effective execution of medical services programs by the clinical teams.

Responsible for predetermination reviews and reviews of claim determinations, providing clinical, coding, and reimbursement expertise.

Background / Experience:

2-3 years of experience in Health Care Delivery System e.g., Clinical Practice and Health Care Industry.

Active and current state medical license without encumbrances.

M.D. or D.O., Board Certification in a Aetna recognized specialty including post-graduate direct patient care experience.

Required Skills:
General Business - Communicating for Impact, General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen, General Business - Maximizing Work Practices

Functional Skills:
Medical Management - Medical Management - Case Management, Medical Management - Medical Management - Clinical coverage and policies, Medical Management - Medical Management - Disease management, Medical Management - Medical Management - Managed Care/Insurance Clinical Staff, Medical Management - Medical Management - Quality Management

Technology Experience:
Desktop Tool - Microsoft Outlook, Desktop Tool - Microsoft PowerPoint, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel

Medical - Medical License (for all states)

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
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