Behavioral Health Medical Director

Anthem   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 33 days ago

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This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.


Behavioral Health Medical Director - Remote


Responsible for the administration of medical services for company health plans including the overall medical policies of the business unit to ensure the appropriate and most cost effective medical care is received and for the day-to-day management of medical management staff. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: Interprets existing policies 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 health care quality cost and outcomes. Identifies and develops opportunities for innovation to increase effectiveness and quality. Serves as a resource and consultant to other areas of the company, may chair or serve on company committees, may be required to represent the company to external entities and/or serve on external committees, conduct peer clinical and/or appeal case reviews and peer to peer clinical reviews with attending physicians or other ordering providers to discuss review determinations, provides guidance for clinical operational aspects of the program. Supports the medical management staff ensuring timely and consistent responses to members and providers.

M.D. or D.O. Must possess an active, unrestricted license to practice medicine Current Board certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry 10 years of clinical experience or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background Utilization Management, Medical Leadership or Managed Care background preferred Neuropsychological testing Experience Preferred Active, unrestricted license to practice medicine in State of Texas or Colorado and or ability to obtain preferred U nless 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


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