Behavioral Health Utilization Manager

Community Health Choice

Houston, TX, USA

Full time

Healthcare / Insurance

Feb 24

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Behavioral Health Utilization Manager will assist the overall Behavioral Health Program for Community Health Choice in the review of telephonic and faxed clinical information to authorize medically necessary inpatient and outpatient care, utilizing nationally recognized evidenced based clinical criteria or approved medical guidelines.


Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Master's Degree

LCSW, LMFT, or LPC unrestricted Texas license

Work Experience :

Two (2) years' experience in an acute psychiatric care setting.

Two (2) years' experience in utilization review in a managed care environment with Medicaid and Medicare members.


Equipment Operated: Computer literate with knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, and telephone systems. Also able to navigate clinical platforms


Communication Skills:

Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)

Writing /Composing (Correspondence / Reports )

Other Skills:



Medical Terminology



MS Word

MS Excel

Advanced Education: Master's Degree Major: Social Work or related field

Work Schedule: Flexible

Other Requirements: Able to work independently under general instructions and working within a team environment. Ability to self manage while working remotely


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Community Health Choice

Community Health Choice is a local, non-profit health plan that offers affordable coverage to Texans.