Cost Mitigation Nurse/ RN - #9805139


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Woburn, MA
Contract type: Full time

We help the world see new possibilities and inspire change for better tomorrows. Our analytic solutions bridge content, data, and analytics to help business, people, and society become stronger, more resilient, and sustainable.

The Mitigation Specialist is responsible for review of medical treatment records and development of cost containment strategies as related to workers’ compensation claims. Helpful experience includes case management skills, exposure to the workers’ compensation industry, preparing Medicare Set Asides and knowledge of CMS review/approval process. Strong writing skills, analysis, critical thinking skills, flexibility, and application of guidelines are required for this position. The Mitigation Specialist reports to the Director of Cost Mitigation and works closely with our attorneys, nurses, and Outreach Team to develop a plan for cost reduction in the WCMSA. The role involves effective communication regarding treatment plans with healthcare providers.

About the Day-to-Day Responsibilities of the Role

•            Collaborates with a team of service attorneys and medical professionals in identifying mitigation opportunities for injury claims.

•           Review of Medicare Set Aside, medical records and injury claim documents to develop a plan to reduce allocations in the Medicare Set Aside.

•            Utilizes provided pricing tools to properly compare pricing of cost-effective medication or treatment alternatives.

•            Abide by jurisdictional guidelines in contacts with providers or injured party.

•            Use internal proprietary information technology tools to apply in daily use in preparing letters and templates to providers to facilitate and achieve cost saving measures.

•            Communicates professionally and effectively with insurance adjusters, defense counsel, and plaintiff council regarding progress on Outreach efforts.

•            Reviews impact and properly documents provider responses and/or medical documentation obtained.

•            Maintains communication with Director on status of mitigation. 

•            Provides additional analysis and medical recommendations as needed.

•            Completes updated MSA allocations to reflect changes accomplished through the provider outreach cost mitigation process.

•            Occasional travel (<10% of the time)

About You and How You Can Excel in This Role

  •  Bachelor’s Degree, Associate Degree, or Diploma in Nursing required
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Nursing required
  •  RN license in good standing with the applicable Board of Nursing required
  • Experience in preparing Medicare Set Asides and exposure to CMS decisions on CMS submissions a plus
  • Certification in the following a plus: Medicare Set-aside Certified Consultant (MSCC) and/or Certified Case Manager (CCM)
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills required, including report preparation and communication with clients, providers, and attorneys 
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team


In 2022, Verisk received Great Place to Work Certification for our outstanding workplace culture for the sixth year in a row and second-time certification in the UK, Spain, and India. We’re also one of the 38 companies on the UK’s Best Workplaces list and one of 18 companies on Spain’s Best Workplaces list.

For over fifty years and through innovation, interpretation, and professional insight, Verisk has replaced uncertainty with precision to unlock opportunities that deliver significant and demonstrable impact. From our historic roots in risk assessment, we’ve grown to provide analytic insights that help transform industries focused on some of the world’s most critical areas. Today, the insurance industry relies on Verisk to be, and to make the world, more productive, resilient, and sustainable.

Verisk works in collaboration with our customers and at the intersection of people, data, and advanced technologies. Through proprietary platformed analytics, advanced modeling, and interpretation, we deliver immediate and sustained value to our customers and through them, to the individuals and societies they serve, with greater speed, precision, and scale.

We’re 9,000 people strong, committed to translating big data into big ideas. We help others see new possibilities and empower certainty into big decisions that impact individuals and societies. And we relentlessly and ethically pursue innovation to help move our customers, and the world, toward better tomorrows.

Everyone at Verisk—from our chief executive officer to our newest employee—is guided by The Verisk Way, to Be Remarkable, Add Value, and Innovate.
• Be Remarkable by doing something better each day in service to our customers and each other
• Add Value by delivering immediate and sustained results that drive positive outcomes
• Innovate by redefining what’s possible, embracing challenges, and pushing boundaries

Verisk Businesses

Underwriting Solutions — provides underwriting and rating solutions for auto and property, general liability, and excess and surplus to assess and price risk with speed and precision

Claims Solutions — supports end-to-end claims handling with analytic and automation tools that streamline workflow, improve claims management, and support better customer experiences

Property Estimating Solutions — offers property estimation software and tools for professionals in estimating all phases of building and repair to make day-to-day workflows the most efficient

Extreme Event Solutions — provides risk modeling solutions to help individuals, businesses, and society become more resilient to extreme events.

Specialty Business Solutions — provides an integrated suite of software for full end-to-end management of insurance and reinsurance business, helping companies manage their businesses through efficiency, flexibility, and data governance

Marketing Solutions — delivers data and insights to improve the reach, timing, relevance, and compliance of every consumer engagement

Life Insurance Solutions – offers end-to-end, data insight-driven core capabilities for carriers, distribution, and direct customers across the entire policy lifecycle of life and annuities for both individual and group.

Verisk Maplecroft — provides intelligence on sustainability, resilience, and ESG, helping people, business, and societies become stronger

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work Certification for the 7th consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce.  Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

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