1+ months

Care Advocate - Columbia, Maryland

Columbia, MD 21044
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  • Job Code
    844421

You have high standards. So do we. Here at UnitedHealth Group, this includes offering an innovative new standard for care management. It goes beyond counseling services and verified referrals to programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. That means you'll have an opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale - as part of an incredible team culture that's defining the future of behavioral health care. 


Candidates will be responsible for case management and utilization review of behavioral health. Includes authorization, concurrent review, and coordination and assurance of appropriate levels of care to members.    Provides case management services through review and evaluation of outpatient behavioral health treatments for medical necessity, emergency status, and quality of care. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate delivery of timely and effective ABA services for participants with autism.
  • Coordinate care with all community-based programs and supports
  • Engage participant and family in care coordination activities
  • Develop and maintain care coordination plan 
  • Facilitate care coordination with providers involved in the participant's care, including MCOs, PCPs, and other healthcare providers
  • Provide training and education to family and participant on accessing clinical and other services
  • Assist families in linking with and utilizing needed ABA resources by referral and advocacy
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with community resources 
  • Participates on interagency and treatment teams
  • Serves as liaison between Optum, the community team and other autism-related community services and groups


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Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2019-10-28

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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