McKesson Case Manager III - Territory in Louisville, Kentucky

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care.

We have a vision —that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise.Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. You’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Current Need

Case Manager III - Territory

Shift: 10:30AM-7PM

Job Summary: T o drive paid therapy outcomes for patients, providers, pharmaceutical company representatives and healthcare service companies for specialty prescription drugs with reimbursement and billing challenges.

Key Responsibilities:

· Coordinate care for patients using the program

· Conduct Benefit Investigations as necessary

· Answer inbound calls to the case manager queue

· Communicate with key medical practice accounts, sales representatives regarding the status of cases. Provide consultative services where issues arise on how obstacles can be overcome in order to get patient on paid therapy.

· Communicate with internal partners to ensure case coordination. Level of communication must

be superior to service key accounts

· Designates cases where missing information from the prescriber is an obstacle in moving the case forward to paid therapy and provides this information to the prescribers and Sales Representatives.

· Updates prescribers and Sales Representatives on the case status; Sales Representative’s receive only de-identified information. The ISS report is sent weekly with last action updates.

The prescriber and patient receive an update on the case when any activity occurs that moves

the case forward.

· Coordinates and schedules weekly conference calls with Sales Representatives to review

status of cases

· Acts as a partner with pharmaceutical sales representatives in supporting prescriber offices and

patients in moving cases to paid therapy as needed within program policies and procedures

· Verify that medication and home health nurse is in place for one time training or monthly

injections

· Report Adverse Events (AE)

· Report on Product Quality Complaints

· Maintains all patient confidentiality

· Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor based on the specific client contract.

Minimum (Required)Qualifications: (mustbe met in order to perform the job at the required level)

  • HighSchool Diploma or Equivalent

  • Bachelor’sDegree

  • Threeto Five years experience in reimbursement case management, preferable inthe insurance and/or pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry

  • Workingknowledge of reimbursement (i.e. benefit investigation, priorauthorization, pre-certification, letters of medical necessity

Preferred Qualifications: (ifabove and beyond the minimum required)

  • Knowledgeof Medical Terminology preferred

  • Workingknowledge of drug reimbursement issues

  • Knowledgeof HCPCS, CPT and ICD-9 coding

  • Abilityto negotiate favorable outcomes with payor and prescribers in obtainingneeded information and decisions

  • Abilityto express ideas clearly in both written and oral communications

  • Strongattention to detail and ability to multi-task

  • Strongcomputer skills required; preferably Microsoft Word orExcelsoftware applications

  • Dataentry skills required

  • Abilityto resolve problems independently

  • Abilityto calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and percentages;necessary to provide correct benefit and co-pay information

  • Abilityto follow instructions

  • Adaptableto changingpriorities as needed

  • Haveexceptional attention to detail and excellent analytical, investigation,and problem solving skills

  • Abilityto manage multiple priorities concurrently

  • Responsiblefor case management for top key accounts

  • detailedweekly conference calls with ISS

  • detailedweekly spreadsheets on all cases (Pending and Approved) to ISS

  • detailedweekly spreadsheets to key accounts

  • verifythat medication is ready to ship

  • verifythat is in place for teach or injection

  • communicatewith MDO and ISS on issues

  • Responsiblefor meeting quality and turn-around-time objectives

  • Strongcustomer service skills; including ability to convey compassion forpatients

Physical Demands: May sit (7) to ten (10) hours per day. May be necessary to work extended hours as needed. Finger dexterity to operate office equipment required. May need to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds on occasion. Visual acuity to see and read fine prints. Must be able to hear normal voice sounds. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this role.

Work Environment: Work in a climate-controlled, smoke-free internal environment. These job responsibilities are executed as part of a customer service call center. The position will be located in a fast-paced organization with the potential for a variety of unplanned activities to occur simultaneously.

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.

Job: Customer Service

Organization: McKesson Specialty Health

Title: Case Manager III - Territory

Location: Kentucky-Louisville

Requisition ID: 18006856