University Physicians Health Plans - HP Statewide Pharmacy
2701 E. Elvira Rd.
City & State
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Banner University of Arizona Health Plans is currently seeking a part-time Health Plan Pharmacist. The Pharmacy Department is responsible for reviewing and processing prior authorization requests as well as providing pharmacy services for internal and external customers.
Location: Banner Corporate, 2701 E Elvira Rd, Tucson, AZ 85756
About University Physicians Health Plans The University of Arizona Health Plans (UAHP) manage a variety of health plans. Our mission is to advance health and wellness through education, research and patient care.
About Banner Health Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
This position is responsible for assisting in managing the pharmacy benefit for The University of Arizona Health Plans including the AHCCCS Acute and ALTCS plans as well as the Medicare Plan. Assures provision of appropriate, evidence-based, cost-efficient drug therapy to plan members. This position acts as a pharmacy resource for internal and external customers of the Health Plan including case managers, customer care representatives, contracted providers and pharmacies, and members.
Reviews prior authorization (PA) requests in accordance with internal and national guidelines, standards of care, and clinical decision-making. Maintains compliance with regulatory requirements for review and processing timelines. Assists in overseeing pharmacy technician responsibilities with respect to processing PAs.
Provides drug information and assistance with member management to internal and external customers.
Participates in the new review and update of the drug formulary and utilization management guidelines.
Reviews pharmacy claims data to identify issues with drug utilization and develops clinical interventions to address this.
Participates in Health Plan committees and meetings as assigned includi
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