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Claims Adjuster - Workers Compensation 
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resume-library  |  United States  |  

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PARTNER-3Z5Z3W
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Location:
United StatesUnited States (US)
Category:
Banking & Insurance/Insurance
Work Type:
Permanent
Work Time:
Full Time
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Description 

Claims Adjuster - Workers Compensation





Description:



PRIMARY PURPOSE: To analyze mid- and higher-level workers compensation claims to determine benefits due; to ensure ongoing adjudication of claims within company standards and industry best practices; and to identify subrogation of claims and negotiate settlements.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES Manages workers compensation claims determining compensability and benefits due on long term indemnity claims, monitors reserve accuracy, and files necessary documentation with state agency. Develops and manages workers compensation claims' action plans to resolution, coordinates return-to-work efforts, and approves claim payments. Approves and processes assigned claims, determines benefits due, and manages action plan pursuant to the claim or client contract. Manages subrogation of claims and negotiates settlements. Communicates claim action with claimant and client. Ensures claim files are properly documented and claims coding is correct. May process complex lifetime medical and/or defined period medical claims which include state and physician filings and decisions on appropriate treatments recommended by utilization review. Maintains professional client relationships.



ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES Performs other duties as assigned. Supports the organization's quality program(s). Travels as required.



Requirements:



MUST HAVE California claims EXP, can be a telecommuter and does not have to reside in California but must have California work comp experience



Preferred certification & SIP



Salary is



QUALIFICATIONS



Education & Licensing



Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred.



Experience



Four (4) years of claims management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.



Skills & Knowledge



Working knowledge of regulations, offsets and deductions, disability duration, medical management practices and Social Security and Medicare application procedure as applicable to line of business



Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills



PC literate, including Microsoft Office products



Analytical and interpretive skills



Strong organizational skill



Good interpersonal skills



Excellent negotiation skills



Ability to work in a team environment



Ability to meet or exceed Service Expectations



WORK ENVIRONMENT



When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.



Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, 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



NOTE: Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.



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.