Sedgwick Complex Claims Advisor in Boston, Massachusetts
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Complex Claims Advisor
PRIMARY PURPOSE : To manage claim caseload of basic to highly complex claims within granted authority level including related financial implications, along with financial implications and to mentor Account Representatives and Account Specialists.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Utilizes special account instructions to obtain individual customer information and adhere to instructions; identifies, initiates, and coordinates various specialized services such as subrogation, fraud evaluation or case management review to resolve claims.
Establishes and maintains effective relationship with internal and external customers and coworkers; communicates effectively and timely.
Mentors/coaches account representatives and account specialists; facilitates round table discussions within the assigned team.
Investigates, evaluates and resolves claims; identifies potential problems/trends in claim files and takes corrective action or makes corrective recommendations; interprets medical reports and state law or jurisdictional law in claim handling.
Applies jurisdictional and medical knowledge to properly assess the indemnity, medical and expense exposure of assigned claims and appropriately interprets and applies insurance coverage.
Reviews client files and collaborates with team to prepare information which includes thorough analysis of file strategies, claims status and emerging trends.
Proactively manages litigation in conjunction with client requirements; works constructively with client and legal representatives to resolve claims.
Ensures compliance and best possible outcomes by minimizing financial liability.
Compiles requirements in order to prevent penalties and fines; utilizes instructions and tools provided to ensure that all state required documentation is issued accurately and in timely manner in accordance with specific jurisdictional timeframes and guidelines.
Monitors reports as assigned and documents compliance with key jurisdictional requirements (i.e. EDI, timeliness of benefit payments, etc.); assists Team Lead in tracking completion of team’s tasks and projects; reviews SAS/SOX documents and submits in timely manner; and assists with takeover and reverse takeover projects ensuring that claim files are transferred and handled appropriately.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supports the organization's quality program(s).
Education & Licensing
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. State adjuster licenses required.
Six (6) years of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Skills & Knowledge
Thorough legal and jurisdictional knowledge based on line of business
Strong oral and written communication, including presentation skills
PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
Analytical and interpretive skills
Strong organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong customer service skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.
Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines
Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required
Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking
The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.
Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.
If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, consider applying for it anyway! Sedgwick is building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and recognizes that each person possesses a unique combination of skills, knowledge, and experience. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
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