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Health Fraud Investigator

Integrity Management Services, Inc. Alexandria, VA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Integrity Management Services, Inc. (IntegrityM) is an award winning woman-owned small business specializing in assisting government healthcare organizations prevent and detect fraud and abuse in their programs and ensuring compliance with regulations. Results are achieved through consulting services such as statistical and data analytics, technology solutions, compliance, audit, investigation, medical review and training.


At IntegrityM, we offer a culture of opportunity, recognition, collaboration, and supporting our community. We thrive off of these fundamental elements that make IntegrityM a great place to work. We offer the flexibility our employees need to challenge themselves and focus on advancing their professional development and careers. Large company perksSmall company feel! http://www.integritym.com


Job Summary

Independently performs in-depth evaluation and makes field level judgments related to investigations of potential Medicare fraud, waste and abuse investigations or cases that meet established criteria for referral to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid for administrative action or to the OIG for criminal action.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Utilizes leads provided by the team and referrals from government and private agencies, works with the team to prioritize complaints for investigation, and then investigates, conducts interviews and reviews information to make potential fraud determination.
  • Determines investigation or case appropriateness of fraud, waste and abuse issues in accordance with pre-established criteria.
  • Based on contract requirements, may refer potential adverse decisions to the Lead Investigator/Manager/Medical Director or designee.
  • Conducts interviews of witnesses, informants, and subject area experts and targets of investigations.
  • Identifies, collects, preserves, analyzes and summarizes evidence, examining records, verifying authenticity of documents, may provide information to support the preparation of attestations/referrals or supervising the preparation of attestations/referrals as needed.
  • Drafts investigation reports, evaluates investigation reports, and promotes effective and efficient investigations.
  • Initiates and maintains communications with law enforcement and appropriate regulatory agencies including presenting or assisting with presenting investigation or case findings for their consideration to further investigate, prosecute, or seek other appropriate regulatory or administrative remedies.
  • Testifies at various legal proceedings as necessary.
  • Identifies opportunities to improve processes and procedures.
  • Has the responsibility and authority to perform their job and provide customer satisfaction.


Requirements


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Problem Solving Gathers and analyses information skillfully; Identifies and resolves problems.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Judgment - Supports and explains reasoning for decisions.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

A Bachelor's Degree or one or more of the following:

  • certification in an applicable program such as Certified Fraud Examiner or Accredited Healthcare Anti-fraud Investigator Certification
  • successful completion of a law enforcement academy
  • experience in health care fraud investigation/detection.

Must possess experience in a federal or state healthcare programs or a related field that demonstrates expertise in reviewing, analyzing, and making appropriate decisions. Prior successful experience with CMS and OIG/FBI or similar agencies preferred.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, review documents, or contract regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to apply basic mathematical functions.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have knowledge of office software and the internet to meet contract deliverables. Utilizes required data entry and reporting systems, including advanced features.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Certified Fraud Examiner or Accredited Healthcare Anti-fraud Investigator preferred

Other Skills and Abilities

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Ability to communicate effectively with all members of the team to which he/she is assigned.

Ability to grasp and adapt to changes in procedure and process.

Ability to effectively resolve complex issues.

Ability to mentor other associates.

Integrity Management Services, Inc.

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Alexandria, VA
USA
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