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Field Outreach Coordinator

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Field Outreach Coordinator','1803571','Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) focuses exclusively on providing government-sponsored managed care services through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs. WellCare is a Fortune 500 company, and in 2018, was recognized as a Fortune �World�s Most Admired Company,� ranking in the top five among the health insurance and managed care industry�a testament to the hard work and dedication of the company�s nearly 9,000 associates who each day live WellCare�s values and deliver on its mission to help its members live better, healthier lives. The company serves approximately 4.4 million members nationwide as of Dec. 31, 2017. For more information about WellCare, please visit the company's website at','!*!Field Outreach Coordinator:

Provides support for field case management program. Coordinates services and performs administrative functions. Assists in completing activities related to various cross functional projects in support of departmental goals. Conducts telephonic and mail outreach to members who are identified as requiring outreach services in support of clinical quality initiatives and regulatory/contractual requirements. Provides assistance to member to close identified health care gaps. Screen members to identify needs and enroll into Field Case Management program as needed. Essential Functions:

Department: HealthCare Services

Report to: Senior Manager, Field Care Management

Assigned a caseload for outreach and engagement into field case management program

Monitors and follows up on members seen in the Emergency Department and discharged on the same day to ensure member has established an appointment with primary provider.

Conducts research, including reviewing medical records, service authorization and case notes to determine member needs before outreach.

Conducts telephonic and mail outreach to members, providers and community organizations to support Case Management and/or Quality Improvement, regulatory and contractual metrics and requirements.

Maintains accurate records of activities in the Enterprise Medical Management Application (EMMA) and other proprietary IT applications using clinical guidelines.

Maintains HIPAA standards and ensures confidentiality of protected health information. Reports critical incidents and information regarding quality of care issues.

Serves as a liaison in corresponding and communicating with providers, vendors and WellCare contacts and/or members representative’s.

Responds to phones as assigned or team coverage as directed by Supervisor.

Provides administrative support to clinical and behavioral staff as needed.

Interacts with other departments including Claims, Intake, Enrollment and Member Services to resolve member and provider issues.

Assists, completes and submits special projects, reports or assignments to meet department needs and objectives.

Ensures compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines in day-to-day activities.

Performs other duties as assigned. Additional Responsibilities:

If position is not primarily telephonic, will travel to inpatient bedside, member’s home, provider’s office, hospitals, etc as required with dependable car. May spend up to 70% of time traveling with exposure to inclement weather and normal road hazards.

Support the lead database by providing feedback with strategies to improve the quality of referrals to ensure the appropriate members are outreached. p>','!*!Candidate Education:

Required A High School or GED Candidate Experience:

Required 2 years of experience in medical office or other relevant health care experience

Preferred Other Experience in working with special populations, such as HIV/AIDS, developmental disabilities, medically fragile children, geriatrics, persons with neurotrauma, and younger adults with physical disabilities

Preferred Other Managed care experience Candidate Skills:

Intermediate Ability to work independently

Intermediate Ability to multi-task

Intermediate Ability to work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities

Intermediate Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills

Intermediate Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from families, members, and providers

Intermediate Knowledge of healthcare delivery

Intermediate Ability to represent the company with external constituents

Intermediate Ability to identify basic problems and procedural irregularities, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Intermediate Knowledge of community, state and federal laws and resources

Intermediate Demonstrated customer service skills Licenses and Certifications:A license in one of the following is required:

Technical Skills:

Required Intermediate Microsoft Outlook Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook

Required Intermediate Microsoft Excel Knowledge of data entry,documentation and report generation in any clinical system a plus

Required Intermediate Microsoft Word Knowledge of or the ability to learn company approved software such as CRMS, Peradigm, InterQual, Sidewinder and other software in order to perform job duties

Required Intermediate Healthcare Management Systems (Generic)

Preferred Intermediate Other Knowledge of data entry, documentation and report generation in any clinical system Languages:

Preferred Spanish ','US-NY-Manhattan','One New York Plaza','15th Floor','New York','10004','','','No','No','Field Outreach Coordinator

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WellCare Health Plans, Inc. focuses exclusively on providing government-sponsored managed care services, primarily through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs. The company served approximately 3.8 million members nationwide as of Sept. 30, 2015. For more information about WellCare, please review our website and view the company’s videos. WellCare has developed a full complement of expertise in three major areas of government-sponsored health care…. Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans. Leveraging our expertise for our members' benefit is a key part of the value we bring to our members. WellCare focuses on those members who are dually eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare. This is an area of specialization that many other health plans simply do not have. We are committed to continually improving the quality of care and service that we provide to our members. We help our members access the right care at the right time in the appropriate setting. For some members, this includes the use of coordinated care teams and community partnerships. And we’re focused on government customers and use a disciplined approach to ensure a competitive cost structure.

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