Genesis HealthCare Careers

Manager-Rgnl Medicaid Elig (Full Time)

Andover, Massachusetts
Management


Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:   

Handles customer portfolio spanning multiple SNF's across Counties within the MA and CT region by:
* Presenting a comprehensive and inclusive Financial Eligibility Application (accompanied by Medical Assessment Progress) for submission and approval to County to secure grants at first pass and within 30 days of submission, and minimize coverage gaps (Requested effective date of coverage matches Grant Effective Date)
* Responding to Grant Decisions including re-determinations through either Acceptance or Appeal Process. 


Support the Medicaid Application Process.
* Liaise with County, SNF and customer or representative to secure and maintain grant  from time of submission to county through initial grant decisions and ongoing eligibility determinations.
* Viewed as "expert" with SNF and County offices.
* May act as GHC Representative at state level to affect change.
* Participate in professional associations and internal forums.


RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. Review and approve all Medical Eligibility Application prior to submission.


2. Review, approve, and submit every Medicaid Financial Eligibility Application and attached documentation for assigned SNFs.


3. Proactively contact County representative for assigned SNFs to assure applications are progressing and expedite requests for additional information in advance of formal notice.


4. Interface with customer or representative to secure new grants (from County submission until Grant Approval) and to maintain grant status (Eligibility Re-Determinations).


5. Determine response to Grant Discontinuation and/or Denials.  Lead response, which may include Appeal, Re-Application, or Acceptance.


6. Recommend legal or outsourced services to Administrator.  May liaise on behalf of SNF.


7. Communicate billing requirements to SNF based on Grant Approval or Denial, e.g. retro-adjustments, write-off, adjustments. 


8. Monitor SNF activity for potential applications, new applications, pending applications (with A/R balances), approved applications, appealed applications, and re-determination of continuous eligibility application.


9. Work with SNF to mitigate GHC financial risk associated with uncooperative customers, process breakdown, and administrator escalations.


10. Documents all activities in appropriate tool to manage progress and communicate status, e.g. Customer Master Profile.


11. Deliver training offerings on Medicaid Application Process in one-on-one or group sessions.  
12. Demonstrates care and compassion to ensure that all internal and external customers consistently receive the highest quality of service.
13. Shows respect and appreciation to others.
14. Works with a positive attitude, demonstrating teamwork and enjoyment for the job.
15. Demonstrates focus and discipline to in doing the best job possible.
16. Exhibits honesty and integrity in all aspects of the job.
17. Performs other duties as requested.


 


 


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QUALIFICATIONS:

SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:1. College degree preferred with a minimum of 5-7 years experience in Long Term Care /Healthcare industry or equivalent experience in County Agency.2. Accounting, Insurance, Paralegal experience may be transferable.



Position Type: Full Time
Req ID: 290942
Center Name: Genesis HealthCare