Claims Adjuster – Worker’s Compensation
Location: Irving, TX Wage: $45k - $52k / year Commensurate based on professional work experience and qualifications
Direct Hire Opportunity
Knowledgeable in some or all of the following WC jurisdictions: AZ, CO, OK, UT, KS
This is a professional-level position that offers great opportunity for advancement within the hiring company.
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.
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.
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 skills
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
If you are interested in learning more, please submit a copy of your professional resume + salary requirements to Amanda@careerpros.com
Sedona Staffing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.