Quality Review and Audit Senior Analyst

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Quality Review and Audit Senior Analyst

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Author pmnationtalk
Date November 11, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Express Scripts Canada
Location Mississauga, ON
Category Analyst
Client Express Scripts Canada
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The role of the FWA team is to proactively detect and address risks in a timely manner that effectively manages the financial risk and reputation of Express Scripts Canada (ESC) customers. The Auditor is responsible to conduct various types of audits across Canada to validate that providers are compliant with benefit plan design and professional practice regulations. The Auditor uses their analytical and investigative skills along with their practice and knowledge of provincial benefit coverage to identify trends observed from claim reviews and to ensure that the audit techniques evolve to remain effective in managing risk for ESC customers.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform claim verifications, desk and/or on-site audits
  • Communicate with providers to gather information for audits, to educate on claim submission practices and to respond to queries in regards to audit results
  • Assess provider documentation to ensure compliance with ESC’s provider agreement, benefit plan design and provincial legislation
  • Calculate the adjustments required to correct claim transactions
  • Prepare, coordinate and travel to conduct on-site audit at the provider’s location, and complete the post on-site audit activities
  • Compile and produce audit reports that are detailed and unbiased
  • Perform self and peer-review to ensure accuracy and quality of claim reviews
  • Track audit activity and summarize results of claim analysis and recoveries on a daily and/or monthly basis for department statistics for presentation to customers
  • Identify trends observed from claim reviews and provide recommendations for risk criteria changes and/or candidates for a desk or on-site audit
  • Recommend incremental and continuous ideas that will increase ability to prevent and manage risk that will bring the most value to customers
  • Respond to internal and external customer questions professionally, timely and accurately
  • Work with both internal and external stakeholders to address client’s inquiries, gather, collect information, and coordinate investigations
  • Provide testimonials for legal proceedings
  • Continuously seek opportunities to create efficiencies within processes and drive value for the program
  • Assist in mentoring and developing team members
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • 2-5 years recent retail pharmacy experience with working knowledge of pharmacy software
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel in Canada, range of 5-15% of time
  • Graduate of an accredited pharmacy education program; R Ph.T. designation is preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of pharmacy benefits, reimbursement and pharmacy regulations
  • Display high levels of curiosity, integrity, honesty, tact, objective judgement, resiliency and self-motivation
  • Previous audit/investigation experience is an asset
  • Ability to manage sensitive or confidential information
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills with ability to analyze, problem-solve and mediate difficult situations
  • Self-driven and, capable of working independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills: team player and ability to work cross-functionally with other departments
  • Flexible, resourceful, with a mindset that embraces and champions change
  • Ability to manage high priority tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to research and effectively communicate findings
  • Work well in high pressure environments with urgent deadlines
  • Passionate about development and continuous learning
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Bilingualism (French & English) is an asset
  • LOMA or HIAA training would be an asset

Express Scripts Canada is a Cigna company

Express Scripts Canada is a subsidiary of Express Scripts, a Cigna company. Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, wellbeing and peace of mind of those we serve. Cigna offers an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioural health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products.

About Express Scripts Canada

Express Scripts Canada is a leading health benefits manager and has been recognized as one of the most innovative. Our clients include Canada’s leading insurers, third party administrators and governments. We work with these clients to develop industry-leading solutions to deliver superior healthcare in a cost-controlled environment. We provide Active Pharmacy™ services to more than 7 million Canadian patients and adjudicate more than 100 million pharmacy, dental, and extended health claims annually. Through our proprietary consumer intelligence, clinical expertise, and patients-first approach, we promote better health decisions for plan members, while managing and reducing drug benefit costs for plan sponsors.

It will be a condition of employment that the successful candidate obtains an Enhanced Reliability Clearance from the Federal Government. The candidate will be required to provide supporting documentation to receive clearance if required.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with a positive work environment built on solid corporate values, integrity, mutual respect, collaboration, passion, service and alignment.

We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace. By embracing diversity, we build a more effective organization that empowers our employees to be the best that they can be.

We are committed to creating a working environment that is barrier-free and we are prepared to provide accommodation for people with disabilities.

If you require accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: [email protected] Do not email [email protected] for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

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