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Technical Benefit Specialist (Group Claims Support Services) - Omaha, NE or Chattanooga, TN

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Work type: Full Time Regular
Location: Nebraska
Categories: Claims/Claims Processing

Monitor, review and evaluate the quality of service provided by department staff to ensure competent performance and adherence to the set internal and external standards and requirements as determined by the department. Correct areas of non-compliance of department processes, through coaching and feedback on a regular basis. Participates in process improvement activities, identifies and eliminates waste in processes that will result in focused effort on value add service for the customer.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Analyzes, evaluates, investigates, and makes critical determination in accordance with policy provisions and government regulations; exercises limited discretion in the application of rules and procedures for claim handling and determinations. May initiate payment or denial of disability claims according to policy provisions and procedures.
  • Adheres to the supervisor review process that has been established, ensuring that objectives are met, performing quality and accuracy reviews of Benefit Claim Technician's and Benefit Claim Specialists as established. Performs issue resolution with internal staff and employers.
  • Establishes and promotes best practice claims management processes, and actively engages in collaborating with internal and external business partners. Facilitates and participates in team meetings and conference calls.
  • Communicates process changes and compliance issues to new staff.
  • Communicates with external and internal customers regarding specific claim information, department policies and procedures. May provide various reports to internal and/or external customers.
  • May assist in the work direction of day-to-day activities or act as a back-up for the Team Leader position. Participates in training, coaching, re-auditing and provides feedback to Benefit Claim Technician's and Benefit Claim Specialists.
  • Remains current on Company and industry changes, federal and state legislation and regulations, as well as changes in internal processes and procedures.
  • Identifies and eliminates waste in processes that will result in focused effort on value added service to customers. Participates in innovative and creative ways to sustain process change.
  • This position requires extensive or prolonged typing/keyboarding.This position is in a fast-paced, high volume environment with set production goals.
  • This position requires sitting over 66% of the time.
  • This position requires Visual Acuity at 20 inches (or less) over 66% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with the application of policies, practices, and procedures in a business environment.
  • Strong knowledge / skill in presentation, electronic mail, data entry, plus PC knowledge to include various software packages, e.g. Word, Excel.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy, and the ability to work independently and apply a sense of urgency.
  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure and determine when escalation may be appropriate.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to a changing environment.
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance in adherence to department and company attendance expectations.
  • Ability to demonstrate engagement, resilience, and a willingness to be a change champion.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST.

For all other inquiries, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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