LTD Claims Specialist Trainee
Location:
Aurora , Illinois
Posted:
January 02, 2017
Reference:
32641-en_US

Job Location

Aurora, IL

Job Description          

  • Provide timely and accurate communication, information gathering, and rendering decisions on Long-term Disability (LTD) claims according to provisions of LTD certificates.
  • Communicate with a variety of constituents (claimants, doctors, nurses, employers, and attorneys) to gather information relevant to rendering decisions based on the provisions of the policy.
  • Claim Specialist Trainees will be routinely evaluated for increases in their authority levels as they become more experienced in their decision making and demonstrate consistency in meeting metrics.
  • Learn to use appropriate systems, tools and resources to research and document claims.
  • Learn to develop an action plan and identify the Likely Claim Progression including identifying the return to work potential.
  • Complete regular updates on financial offsets such as SSDI.
  • Utilize CMG which provides an overview of high level topics, factors to consider in the administration of claims, and examples of claim situations.
  • Work is performed under direct supervision by peer coaches and Unit Leaders.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Qualifications

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking in activities requiring analysis, investigation, and/or planning.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong Letter writing/Microsoft Word

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-3years medical experience
  • 2-4 years Insurance background

 

Required Education

  • High School Diploma/ GED
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred and 2-4 years’ customer service experience

Travel

0-5%

Business Category

Global Technology & Operations

Number of Openings

1

 

 

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