The LVN Utilization Management Nurse (UM Nurse) will provide routine review of authorization requests from all lines of business using respective national/state, health plan, nationally recognized guidelines. Responsible for reviewing proposed hospitalization, home care, and inpatient/outpatient treatment plans for medical necessity and efficiency with coverage guidelines. The UM Nurse determines medical appropriateness of inpatient and outpatient services following evaluation of medical guidelines and benefit determination.
I. EXCEEDS PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS