Centene Corporation Grievance & Appeals Nurse (RN Preferred) - Work from Home - Large CA Health Plan in Woodland Hills, California


Position Purpose:

Review clinical data to determine claim payment based on company policies and National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) guidelines, including overturning denied claims, upholding the denials and submitting cases to the Medical Director for review

Recognize and identify potential quality care concerns by reviewing member grievances and potential quality issue cases. Prepare case review for the Medical Director in cases where criteria are not met based on the additional clinical information received

Identify system improvements or individual care issues that result in failure to provide appropriate care to members or fail to meet service expectations

Provide input into corrective action plans for clinical and service events to improve decision-making or quality of care and services for internal and provider partner decisions

Generate appropriate appeal resolution communication to the member and provider in accordance with company policies and NCQA guidelines. Create system authorization events for overturned denial decisions

Request additional information, as appropriate from provider(s) to facilitate timely appeals resolution

Gather and prepare case information for Administrative Law Hearings

Maintain appeals process within the prescribed NCQA timeframes and appeals turnaround database

Assist the Medical Director with revising, updating and/or creating new policies to satisfy NCQA and contractual requirements

May act as liaison between the provider and business to resolve issues


Facilitate medical necessity grievance, appeals and denials including disposition of denials notification letters, review of clinical information to determine if medical necessity criteria are met


LPN or LVN with 3 years of clinical nursing experience or RN with 2 years of clinical nursing experience. Proficient with Microsoft Office applications. Experience with utilization or appeals review preferred. Knowledge of InterQual criteria preferred.

License/Certification: Current state's RN, LPN, or LVN license.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.


Job: Clinical & Nursing

Organization: Health Net of California

Location: California-Woodland Hills

Requisition ID: 1063579

Other Locations: USA-California-San Diego, USA-California-Sacramento