SIU Investigator

Aetna - Kenner, LA3.8

Full-time
POSITION SUMMARY
Conducts more high level, complex investigations to effectively pursue the prevention, investigation and prosecution of healthcare and disability fraud and abuse, to recover lost funds, and to comply with state regulations mandating fraud plans and practice.

Fundamental Components:
Conducts more high level, complex investigations of known or suspected acts of healthcare/disability fraud and abuse.
Routinely handles cases that are sensitive or high profile, those that are national in scope, complex cases involving multi-disciplinary provider groups, or cases involving multiple perpetrators or intricate healthcare fraud schemes.
Investigates to prevent payment of fraudulent claims committed by insureds, providers, claimants, customer members, etc.
Researches and prepares cases for clinical and legal review.
Documents all appropriate case activity in case tracking system.
Makes referrals, both internal and external, in the required timeframe.
Facilitates the recovery of company and customer money lost as a result of fraud matters.
Provides on the job training to new Investigators and provides guidance for less experienced or skilled Investigators.
Assists Investigators in identifying resources and best course of action on investigations.
Serves as back up to the Team Leader as necessary.
Cooperates with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies in the investigation and prosecution of healthcare fraud and abuse matters.
Demonstrates high level of knowledge and expertise during interactions and acts confidently when providing testimony during civil and criminal proceedings.
Gives presentations to internal and external customers regarding healthcare fraud matters and Aetna's approach to fighting fraud.
Provides input regarding controls for monitoring fraud related issues within the business units.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:
3-5 years investigative experience in the area of healthcare/disability fraud and abuse matters.
College degree in Criminal Justice or a related field.
Strong analytical and research skills.
Proficient in researching information and identifying information resources.
Strong communication and customer service skills.
Ability to effectively interact with different groups of people at different levels in any situation.
Competent with legal theories.
Knowledge and understanding of complex clinical issues.
Proficiency in Word, Excel, MS Outlook products, Database search tools, and use in the Intranet/Internet to research information.
Knowledge of Aetna's policies and procedures.
Exercises independent judgment and uses available resources and technology in developing evidence, supporting allegations of fraud and abuse.

EDUCATION
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Forensic/American College of Forensic Examiners is desired
Medical/Certified Coding Associate (CCA) is desired

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES
Functional - Claims/Overpayment recovery/1-3 Years
Functional - Risk Management/Investigative services/1-3 Years
Functional_Experience/Functional_Focus/1-3 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/1-3 Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/1-3 Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/1-3 Years/End User
Technical_Experience/Technical_Focus/1-3 Years/End User

REQUIRED SKILLS
Finance/Managing Aetnas Risk/ADVANCED
Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED
Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/MASTERY

DESIRED SKILLS
Benefits Management/Interacting with Medical Professionals/ADVANCED
General Business/Communicating for Impact/MASTERY
General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Opportunity to collaborate with the state to eradicate Fraud, Waste, and Abuse of Medicaid funds.
Opportunity to partner with other Medicaid MCOs.
Opportunity to join a collaborative, engaging, and great working environment and team.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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