Clinical Policy Coding Administrator
Time Type: Full time
Job Requisition Id: R26325
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As a Clinical Policy Coding Administrator for the Medical Policy and Clinical Coding team, you will work with a dynamic team of experts that pull together medical policy operations and clinical expertise to inform decisions that ensure members receive safe services and accurate payment for those services. The Clinical Policy Coding Administrator will focus on identifying and applying appropriate codes to support claim system edits that direct payment of medical services. You will be a liaison between the clinical and operations teams, working to bring the two aspects of the business together and making sure prior authorization applies to the appropriate services on the front end and that members claims are paid as expected once the service is performed.
Using your knowledge and expertise as a certified clinical coder, you will be the key contact for analyzing medical policies and identifying the appropriates codes to represent services, then collaborating with system configuration to ensure payment systems accurately process the member’s claims. Other work involves collaborating with benefits, preventive services, partnering with vendors on their coding requirements, reviewing provider appeals, assessing pricing determinations at claims level, managing the auto authorization process, supporting implementation of mandates, and many other special projects.
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Equal employment opportunity/affirmative action:
Premera is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Premera seeks to attract and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.
The pay for this role will vary based on a range of factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s geographic location, market conditions, and specific skills and experience.
National Salary Range: $68,400.00 – $116,300.00
National Plus Salary Range: $77,300.00 – $131,400.00
*National Plus salary range is used in higher cost of labor markets including Western Washington and Alaska.
At Premera, we make healthcare work better. By focusing on improving our customers’ experience purposefully and serving their needs passionately, we make the process easier, less costly, and more positive. Through empathy and advocacy, we change lives.
As the leading health plan in the Pacific Northwest, we provide comprehensive health benefits and services to more than 2 million customers, from individuals to Fortune 100 companies. Our services include innovative programs focused on health management, wellness, prevention, and patient safety. We deliver these programs through health, life, vision, dental, disability, and other related products and services.
Premera Blue Cross is headquartered in Mountlake Terrace, WA, with operations in Spokane and Anchorage. The company has operated in Washington since 1933 and in Alaska since 1952. With more than 80 years of experience in the region, we deliver innovation, choice, and expertise.