Medical Director (Aetna Better Health of Kentucky)

  • CVS Health
  • Remote
  • Jan 05, 2022
Physician

Job Description

Ready to take your Medical Director skills to the next level with a Fortune 5 company? Check out this opportunity with Aetna, a CVS Health company!

Aetna operates Medicaid managed care plans in sixteen states: Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

This role supports the Aetna Medicaid region 3 of Florida, Kentucky and Louisiana and in particular the Aetna Better Health of Kentucky health plan.

In the Medical Director role, you will:
• provide oversight for medical policy implementation.
• participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of clinical/medical programs and expand Aetna’s medical management programs to address member needs across the continuum of care.
• support the Medical Management staff ensuring timely and consistent responses to members and providers.
• oversee utilization review/quality assurance, directing case management.
• provide clinical expertise and business direction in support of medical management programs through participation in clinical team activities and act as lead business and clinical liaison to network providers and facilities to support the effective execution of medical services programs by the clinical teams.
• be responsible for predetermination reviews and reviews of claim determinations, providing clinical, coding, and reimbursement expertise
• perform other regional and/or segment-level support duties as required.

Required Qualifications
• 2 or more years of experience in Health Care Delivery System e.g., Clinical Practice and Health Care Industry.
• Active and current state medical license without encumbrances
• M.D. or D.O., Board Certification in a ABMS recognized specialty including post-graduate direct patient care experience.

COVID Requirements
CVS Health requires its Colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 10 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 45 days of your employment. In some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination before you can begin to actively work. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.

If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. In some states and roles, you may be required to have an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
• Healthcare Insurance experience
• Managed Care experience

Education
• Active and current state medical license without encumbrances
• M.D. or D.O., Board Certification in a ABMS recognized specialty including post-graduate direct patient care experience.

Business Overview
At Aetna, a CVS Health company, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.