Salary Range: $77,265.00 (Min.) - $100,445.00 (Mid.) - $123,625.00 (Max.)
Established in 1997, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent public agency created by the state of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents. We are the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan. Serving more than 2 million members in five health plans, we make sure our members get the right care at the right place at the right time.
Mission: L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County's vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.
The Claims Supervisor works with the Claims Manager to oversee the daily operations of the claims department. This position is responsible for ensuring that quality levels of performance are maintained throughout the Claims Department and that all functions remain in compliance with State and Federal regulations. This position will manage new program implementations and/or system implementations. This position must maintain an up-to date knowledge of national and state-wide standards and regulations pertaining to claims processes and will ensure that production standards meet quality guidelines are met throughout the department ensuring the Plan’s compliance. This position will work with department Supervisors and staff to develop procedures ensuring the achievement of goals and will continuously monitor the work performed within the Department.
The position supervises all aspects of running an efficient team, including hiring, supervising, coaching, training, disciplining, and motivating direct-reports.
Provide an environment that allows staff members to flourish in their work duties. Quality levels of 99% maintained throughout the department. Continuous training of supervisors on supervisory responsibilities as well as staff training on all enhancements and updates to claims regulations and company policies. Develop procedure changes to improve results. Corrective action plans developed and implemented to remediate any shortcomings in goal achievement.
Maintain quality goals and production levels within the Department. Ensure that Claims Department Supervisors are working effectively with their staff to ensure quality and production goals associated with each work area are consistently met by staff during their regularly scheduled work hours.
Create, maintain and monitor departmental documents including policies, procedures, desktop procedures, workflow documents and job aids to ensure these documents are current and meet the requirements of L.A. Care.
Track and trend the metrics associated with the claims adjudication. Prepare and present written and verbal reports. Research complex problem areas within the department or within the systems used by department, and identify the root cause of these issues and recommend corrective actions.
Supervise staff , including, but not limited to: monitoring of day to day activities of staff, monitoring of staff performance, mentoring, training, and cross-training of staff, handling of questions or issues, etc. raised by staff, encourage staff to provide recommendations for relevant process and systems enhancements, among others.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education RequiredBachelor's Degree in Business or Healthcare Related FieldIn lieu of degree, equivalent education and/or experience may be considered.
Education PreferredMaster's Degree in Business or Healthcare Related Field
At least 3-5 years of experience as claims examiner working with medical facility claims and high dollar claims.
At least 2-3 years of lead/supervisory experience.
Experienced in working with Provider Dispute Resolution (PDR's).
Must have extensive experience in handling claims appeals with experience in communicating with external providers.
Sound understanding of health care code sets including Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), ICD-10 and revenue codes required.
Familiarity with Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) pricing.
Position requires the ability to multi task in a high production environment.
Familiarity in working with and interpreting Provider and facility contracts and LOA's and MOU's.
Ability to draw conclusions from data analysis and to formulate corrective action plans when necessary.
Proficient in using Microsoft Word and Excel.
Must have strong coaching and mentoring skills and have the ability to build effective teams.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to work effectively with diverse team members.
Ability to research complex claims problems and to create clear and concise procedures for the handling of complex claims.
Salary Range Disclaimer: The expected pay range is based on many factors such as geography, experience, education, and the market. The range is subject to change.
L.A. Care offers a wide range of benefits including
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Retirement Plans
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Wellness Program
- Volunteer Time Off (VTO)