Claims Examiner

  • location: Folsom, CA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $30,000 - $35,000 per year
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job description

Claims Examiner

job summary:
Our client is seeking a Claims Examiner for a permanent role with our client in Folsom, CA.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Compares data on claim application with policy file and other company records to ascertain completeness and validity of claim.
  • Ensures all claims are coded properly.
  • Maintains high quality standards to avoid paying claim incorrectly.
  • Maintains productivity standards set by Lead or manager.
  • Contacts doctors, lawyers, or others involved to resolve claim/coverage questions.
  • Examines claim adjustors' reports or similar claims/precedents to determine extent of coverage and liability.
  • Corresponds with agents and claimants to correct errors or omissions on claim forms, and to investigate questionable entries.
  • Refers most questionable claims to investigator or to claim adjuster for investigation and settlement.
  • Researches paid and denied claims received from Customer Support and reply as needed.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Management.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills.
  • Must be dependable and maintain excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Subject-matter expert within field.
  • Must be able to perform data entry operations quickly and accurately.
  • Ability to grow with changing demands of the position and the company.
  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must be highly proficient in ICD-9, CPT, and HCPCS codes.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, speak, and write effectively in English. Ability to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports, meeting notes, project documentation, and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before customers or employees of organization. Ability to effectively address or resolve customer service issues within guidelines of the position.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized or non-standardized situations.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Valid, class C license in state working with no adverse driving record.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 
location: Folsom, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $30,000 - 35,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Associates
 
responsibilities:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Compares data on claim application with policy file and other company records to ascertain completeness and validity of claim.
  • Ensures all claims are coded properly.
  • Maintains high quality standards to avoid paying claim incorrectly.
  • Maintains productivity standards set by Lead or manager.
  • Contacts doctors, lawyers, or others involved to resolve claim/coverage questions.
  • Examines claim adjustors' reports or similar claims/precedents to determine extent of coverage and liability.
  • Corresponds with agents and claimants to correct errors or omissions on claim forms, and to investigate questionable entries.
  • Refers most questionable claims to investigator or to claim adjuster for investigation and settlement.
  • Researches paid and denied claims received from Customer Support and reply as needed.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Management.
 
qualifications:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills.
  • Must be dependable and maintain excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Subject-matter expert within field.
  • Must be able to perform data entry operations quickly and accurately.
  • Ability to grow with changing demands of the position and the company.
  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must be highly proficient in ICD-9, CPT, and HCPCS codes.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 
skills: Language Skills:

Ability to read, speak, and write effectively in English. Ability to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports, meeting notes, project documentation, and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before customers or employees of organization. Ability to effectively address or resolve customer service issues within guidelines of the position.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized or non-standardized situations.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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