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Wellpoint, formerly Amerigroup, is a proud member of Elevance Health’s family of brands, offering Medicaid and Medicare plans in several states. We also provide administrative services to Medicaid plans in partnership with blue cross blue shield plans.

This position will work a hybrid model (remote and office). The ideal candidate will live within 50 miles of one of our Elevance Health office... locations. Work schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CST.

The Plan Performance Medical Director is responsible for serving as the lead clinician for a plan. Responsible for the administration of medical services for company health plan including the overall medical policies or clinical guidelines of the plan to ensure the appropriate and most cost-effective medical care is received. Drives direction of the plan related to cost of care and other plan directives. Works with the market plan president during meetings with State Regulator.

How You Will Make An Impact
• Supports the Medical Management staff to ensure timely and consistent responses to members and providers.
• Provides guidance for clinical operational aspects of a program.
• Conducts peer-to-peer clinical reviews with attending physicians or other providers to discuss review determinations, and patients’ office visits with providers and external physicians.
• May conduct peer-to-peer clinical appeal case reviews with attending physicians or other ordering providers to discuss review determinations. Interprets existing policies or clinical guidelines and develops new policies based on changes in the healthcare or medical arena.
• Leads, develops, directs and implements clinical and non-clinical activities that impact efficient and effective care.
• Identifies and develops opportunities for innovation to increase effectiveness and quality.
• Provides expertise, captures and shares best practices across regions to other medical directors.
• May chair or serve on company committees, may be required to represent the company to external entities and/or serve on external committees.

Minimum Requirements
• Requires MD or DO and Board certification approved by one of the following certifying boards is required, where applicable to duties being performed, American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA).
• Requires active unrestricted medical license to practice medicine or a health profession. Unless expressly allowed by state or federal law, or regulation, must be located in a state or territory of the United States when conducting utilization review or an appeals consideration and cannot be located on a US military base, vessel or any embassy located in or outside of the US.
• Minimum of 10 years of clinical experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Skills, Capabilities, And Experiences
• Iowa resident strongly preferred.

For URAC accredited areas, the following professional competencies apply: Associates in this role are expected to have strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving skills, facilitation skills, and analytical skills. Travels to worksite and other locations as necessary.

If this job is assigned to any Government Business Division entity, the applicant and incumbent fall under a `sensitive position' work designation and may be subject to additional requirements beyond those associates outside Government Business Divisions. Requirements include but are not limited to more stringent and frequent background checks and/or government clearances, segregation of duties principles, role specific training, monitoring of daily job functions, and sensitive data handling instructions. Associates in these jobs must follow the specific policies, procedures, guidelines, etc. as stated by the Government Business Division in which they are employed.

For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $240,560 to $396,924

Locations: Colorado

In addition to your salary, Elevance Health offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company. The company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local pay equity laws.
• The salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. Even within the range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market/business considerations. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law
Mendota Heights MN United States

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