Aetna Sr Claim Benefit Spec in Amherst, New York

Req ID: 51265BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Reviews and adjudicates complex, sensitive, and/or specialized claims in accordance with claim processing guidelines. Acts as a subject matter expert by providing training, coaching, or responding to complex issues. May handle customer service inquiries and problems.

Fundamental Components:

views pre-specified claims or claims that exceed specialist adjudication authority or processing expertise. Applies medical necessity guidelines, determine coverage, complete eligibility verification, identify discrepancies and apply all cost containment measures to assist in the claim adjudication process. Handles phone and written inquiries related to requests for pre-approvals authorizations, reconsiderations or appeals. Ensures all compliance requirements are satisfied and that all payments are made against company practices and procedures. Identifies and reports possible claim overpayments, underpayments and any other irregularities. Performs claim re-work calculations. Makes outbound calls to obtain required information.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

2+ years claim processing experience.

Experience in a production environment.

Claim processing experience.

Demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments competently, accurately and efficiently.

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Associate's degree or equivalent experience.

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Claims/Claim processing - Medical or Hospital- HMO/1-3 Years

Telework Specifications:

Full-Time Telework (WAH) or office based in Amherst, NY, Tampa, FL, Plymouth, MN, Lansing, MI

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Job Function: Claim