Entry Level Inside Adjuster

Hauppauge, New York
Not Specified
Oct 07, 2016
Dec 06, 2016
Claims, Entry Level
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
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Job Description

Allstate Insurance Company has an exceptional career opportunity for an Entry Level Inside Adjuster in the Happauge, NY area!

About the Team
The Claims Department is here to restore peoples' lives after the unexpected has happened. We work to deliver compassionate service that is fast, fair and easy. Putting our customers first to resolve their claim and taking the stress out of the situation is our goal.

This is your chance to help make a meaningful difference in people's lives. Join the thousands of people who work in the claims industry in highly stimulating work that will require you to assimilate data, evaluate facts and negotiate solutions to complex problems. Every day presents different learning and growth opportunities. You will gain a broad range of professional skills that will be equally applicable and highly valuable no matter where your career takes you.

About the Position
Under general supervision, this job is responsible for handling the medical portion of auto accident claims for the insured or other injured parties found to be eligible under personal injury protection and/or medical payment benefits where the policy limits or exposure to the company is limited. This individual determines coverage and assesses medical claims, evaluates medical bills and initiates or reviews potential fraud investigations as warranted. The individual explains coverage, negotiates and settles claims and follows up with the customer on continuing treatments while gaining experience in delivering compassionate service that is fast, fair, and easy, to ensure customer retention. At this level, the individual typically settles minor or smaller claims, such as claims in less regulated states (or on some occassions more complex claims with guidance as needed).

Specific responsibilities include
Customer Service

• Makes and maintains a connection with the customer by understanding and meeting their needs; serves the customer with empathy; and follows up to ensure that customer needs have been met

File Documentation and Reporting
• Summarizes documents and enters into claim system notes
• Documents a claim file with notes, evaluations and decision making process
• Processes medical bills and recognizes medical management opportunities

Medical Management (1st Party)
• Assesses medical/physical condition and prior injuries of claimant, and obtains and analyzes medical bills, wage loss reviews, home service or attendant care, mileage payments and other related claims in determining reasonableness of charges and relation of injuries to accident, and to ensure compliance with fee schedules, and detect duplicate billing
• Conducts first party file processing/fact gathering, including interviewing claimant, witnesses, medical providers, etc.
• Evaluates medical records and treatment plan of claimant and determines if continued treatment is reasonable
• Sets up IME and reviews results
• Investigates, reviews and accepts or rejects coverage and other potential coverage
• Determines appropriate benefit and settles basic claims, including resolution of basic usual and customary billings
• Monitors treatment and benefit payments for excessive, unreasonable, or abusive claims

Job Qualifications

Ideal Qualifications
• Bachelors degree in related field preferred or equivalent experience plus two years' experience delivering outstanding customer service preferred.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a passion for helping others.
• Strong organizational and computer skills.
• Persistence and the ability to work through and solve problems.
• Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
• Has and maintains all appropriate licenses and registrations for the role per state requirements

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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