The Utilization Review Coordinator proactively monitors utilization of continuum services and optimize reimbursement for the facility
Conducts initial reviews, monitors for appropriateness & need for referral to Business Office and/ or physician.
Maintains contact with Intake/B.O. to stay abreast of admissions; Promptly and accurately obtain data from individuals conducting initial assessments and business office to initiate pre-authorization procedures and benefits. Notifies business office of incorrect payers.
Conducts concurrent and extended stay reviews ; is pro-active and independent in gathering information for reviews from the patient record; takes the initiative to seek information from the treatment team
Attends treatment team meeting s as scheduled and on time to discuss patients who are approaching a review using the UR guidelines and/or standard of care/Tools.
Brentwood Hospital is a 200-bed psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment facility located in Shreveport, Louisiana. Brentwood has served Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas for more than 45 years. We provide quality services to children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. We help individuals and families achieve optimal mental health, resulting in improved quality of life. A dedicated professional team provides individualized treatment, meeting the personal needs of our patients in a safe and nurturing environment.
One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTSrecommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANSprefer for their patients, PURCHASERSselect for their clients, EMPLOYEESare proud of, and INVESTORSseek for long-term returns.