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Claims Assistant

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Claims Assistant-36358
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Description
Disability RMS is the nation's leading provider of turnkey disability risk management products and services, with more than $475 million of disability premium under management. Located in Westbrook, Maine, Disability RMS has more than 300 employees with the specialized product knowledge and service skills required to succeed in today's complex risk protection market. Disability RMS holds the distinction of twice being named the Best Large Company to Work for in Maine, an accolade awarded by the Best Companies Group, in partnership with the Maine Department of Labor.
Under direct supervision, the Claims Assistant provides claims-related support to claims team.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Adheres to service standards for processing administrative requests
Sends out letters requesting information for claim files
Makes follow up telephone calls such as requesting medical information from physicians and verifying return to work verification
Ensures complete and accurate claim file documentation
Files new policyholder information
Maintains an understanding of the different client relationships and products
Assists with mail sorting and distribution
Coordinates desk coverage when analysts are out, including claim distribution, mail distribution and routing incoming calls
Assists with answering phones
Manages Paramed requests and follows up on billing inquiries directly with vendor
Responsible for claim triage and distribution of claims for multiple clients
Follows up on overpayments, processes and applies payments in admin system
Sends out updated invoices and letters advising of the new/outstanding overpayment and monitors all claims with the collection vendor
Additional Responsibilities
Set up direct deposits for LTD analysts
Schedule 1x1s, meetings, make meeting room reservation and send out meeting notices to attendees
Assists with claims distribution
Assists with posting new claims
Assists with maintaining the Claims Intake Manual, as new procedures are developed and best practices are identified
Assist with department projects as needed
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
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Qualifications
Good communication skills, both written and verbal, with a pleasant and professional communication style
Customer service focus
Ability to initiate and prioritize regular work duties and small projects, ability to multitask, be detailed oriented, organized and possess good time management skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Good computer skills; proficient in PC environment, with basic skills in Excel, Word and e-mail systems
Ability to use office equipment including fax machine, photocopier, and printer
Ability to work professionally and effectively with co-workers, clients, claimants, vendors and others with whom DRMS does business
We offer comprehensive benefits to full time and part time employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k with profit sharing, generous paid time off and much more.
Disability RMS hereby reaffirms its commitment to the principle of Equal Employment Opportunity in its personnel policies and practices. Disability RMS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, or status as a disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable laws and with the requirements and objectives set forth in the Executive Orders of the President of the United States. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
To learn more about our current opportunities and apply online, please
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Job: Claims Professional
Primary Location: ME-Westbrook
Schedule: Full-time
Work Type: Office
Job Type: Standard
Travel: No
Req ID: 36358

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