Clinical Appeals Registered Nurse - Remote anywhere in the US!

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There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come.

The Clinical Appeals RN is responsible for providing expertise in clinical appeals and grievances (analyzing, reviewing and evaluating appeals and grievances), and acting as a Clinical Interface Liaison (clinical problem solver with facilities, providers, carriers, resolution of issues concerning members, benefits, program definition and clarification).

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Review medical records and verify if the requested service meets criteria
  • Review post service claims for clinical eligibility for coverage as prescribed by the Plan benefits
  • Review and interpret Plan language
  • Coordinate reviews with the Medical Director
  • Utilize clinical guidelines and criteria
  • Accurately documenting determinations
  • Adherence to all confidentiality regulations and agreements


You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • Active, unrestricted RN license in state of residence
  • 3+ years of clinical experience as an RN including in an acute, inpatient hospital setting
  • Ability to obtain additional nurse licenses in additional states
  • Experience in one of the following areas Utilization Management, pre-authorization, claim review, appeals review or medical record review
  • Solid computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Outlook, and Internet applications
  • Designated HIPPA compliant home workspace
  • Ability to work until at least 5:00 PM in time zone unless in EST then work hours are until 6:00 pm EST
  • Access to install secure high-speed internet (minimum speed 1.5 download mps & 1 upload mps) via cable / DSL in home (wireless / cell phone provider, satellite, microwave, etc. does NOT meet this requirement)


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Experience using MCG and/or Interqual
  • Medical Coding experience / knowledge
  • Experience in Medicaid
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Reside in PST time zone or within the state of Tennessee


To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only : The hourly range for Colorado residents is $25.63 to $45.72. The hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $28.27 to $50.29. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: RN, appeals, UM, Utilization Management, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote

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