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Case Management Associate
PRIMARY PURPOSE : To access and assign workers compensation, disability and liability cases applying current policies and procedures per state workers compensation laws; and to increase efficiency of operation by providing general customer support duties and supporting the medical staff in a team environment.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Accesses and assigns cases for medical case management, utilization review and clinical consultation.
Provides accurate information to callers based on customer requests; triages telephone calls between utilization review, clinical consultation and telephonic case managers.
Enters new claims data into the claims management system accurately; maintains data integrity.
Supports clinical staff through the completion of components of the case management and utilization review process.
Schedules diagnostic tests and physician appointments as assigned.
Provides channeling services for injured workers, employers and claims examiners by directing into PPO network for treatment.
Gathers statistics for record keeping and provides reports as required.
Ensures by confirmation that fax forms and filings required by regulatory agencies have been received; distributes, faxes, mails and copies incoming and outgoing correspondence.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supports other units as required.
Supports the organization's quality program(s).
Education & Licensing
Associate's degree or two (2) years of college preferred.
One (1) year of administrative experience required. Customer service experience in a medical field preferred. Worker's compensation, disability and/or liability claims processing experience preferred.
Skills & Knowledge
Knowledge of medical and insurance terms
Knowledge of ICD 9 and CPT coding systems
Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills
PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
Analytical and interpretive skills
Strong organizational skills; detail-oriented
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.
Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment 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
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.
As required by law, Sedgwick provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in jurisdictions requiring pay transparency in job postings. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide range of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and cost of specific location. For the jurisdiction noted in
this job posting only, the range of starting pay for this role is $20.00 - $23.00/hr. A comprehensive benefits package is offered including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401k and matching, PTO, disability and life insurance, employee assistance, flexible spending or health savings account, and other additional voluntary benefits.
Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.
If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, consider applying for it anyway! Sedgwick is building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and recognizes that each person possesses a unique combination of skills, knowledge, and experience. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
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Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Every day, in every time zone, the most well-known and respected organizations place their trust in us to help their employees regain health and productivity, guide their consumers through the claims process, protect their brand and minimize business interruptions. Our more than 30,000 colleagues across 80 countries embrace our shared purpose and values as they demonstrate what it means to work for an organization committed to doing the right thing – one where caring counts. Watch this video to learn more about us. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywxedjBGSfA)