AmeriHealth Caritas Behavioral Health Coordinator CHC in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Behavioral Health Coordinator CHC

Location: Harrisburg, PA

Telecommuter?: Yes

ID**: 16332

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At AmeriHealth Caritas, we’re passionate about helping people get care, stay well and build healthy communities. As one of the nation's leaders in health care solutions, we offer our associates the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people through our national footprint of products, services and award-winning programs. AmeriHealth Caritas is seeking talented, passionate individuals to join our team. Together we can build healthier communities. If you want to make a difference, we’d like to hear from you.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 30 years of experience. We deliver comprehensive, outcomes-driven care to those who need it most. We offer integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Discover more about us at www.amerihealthcaritas.com .

Responsibilities:

The Behavioral Health Coordinator is responsible for acting as a liaison and support person between the Community Health Choices Service and Care Coordination teams, the BH Managed Care (BHMCO) and Behavioral Health providers. The Behavioral Health Coordinator will be responsible for outreach activities with participants and providers and will be responsible for documenting all activity in electronic case management documentation system.

The Behavioral Health Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Coordinating Participant care needs with BH Providers.

  • Developing processes to coordinate behavioral healthcare between Primary Care Physicians and Behavioral Health Providers.

  • Participating in the identification of best practices for BH in a primary care setting.

  • Coordinating behavioral care with medically necessary services.

  • Being knowledgeable of the BH Managed Care Agreement requirements and coordinating with other BH-MCOs to effectuate the requirements.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Three to five years prior experience in behavioral health/human services required; or other equivalent background and experience that would translate well to this position.

  • Medicaid Managed Care Experience strongly preferred.

  • Proven liaison, customer engagement, independent project management experience required.

  • Proven ability to interpret policies and manage compliance.

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