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Director, Medicare Clinical Appeals

Primary Location: Hartford, CT
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford
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Description:
Oversees the implementation and on-going execution of the strategic and operational business plan for the business segment's clinical operations, inbound/outbound call queue, implementation, and/or plan sponsor operations. Coordinates business segment policies and procedures in support of financial, operational and service requirements.

Fundamental Components:
Develop and manage clinical operations focused on improving clinical and financial outcomes, member engagement, and satisfaction Serve as liaison with regulatory and accrediting agencies and other health business units Formulate and implement strategy for achieving applicable department/unit metrics and provide operational direction Serve as technical, professional and business resource (may cross multiple business functions) Develop and participate in presentations and consultations to existing and prospective customers Direct/provide enhancements to business processes, policies and infrastructure to improve operational efficiency (may cross multiple business functions) Participates in internal and external health industry development efforts Develop, implement, and evaluate policies and procedures, which meet business needs (may cross multiple business functions) Implements and monitors business plan and oversees any implementations or business transitions impacting service operations. Collaborates and partners with other business areas across/within regions or segments and within other centralized corporate areas to ensure all workflow processes and interdependencies are identified and addressed on an on-going basis. Promote a clear vision aligned with company values and direction; sets specific challenging and achievable objectives and action plans; motivates others to balance customer needs and business success; challenges self and others to look to the future to create quality products, services, and solutions.

Background Experience:
Ability to synthesize program performance and clinical outcomes; Required
2+ years clinical leadership experience; Required
Active unrestricted State Registered Nurse Licensure ; Required
Medicare experience; Required
Utilization Management or Clinical Appeals experience; Required

Additional Job Information:
This position requires excellent communication and collaboration skills. Prior experience with Medicare and in a production environment supervising clinicians is a must.

Education:
Nursing - Registered Nurse (RN)

Potential Telework Position:
Yes

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

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

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
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