Medical Claims Assessor Fantastic Working Environment

Jenrick Commercial
£25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Amazing Benef
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Medical Claims Assessor - Brighton - £25,000 - £35,000 p.a. dependant on experience - Excellent Benefits - Leading Global Company - Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm - Permanent -

Medical Claims Assessor is required for a large and successful Financial Services Company based in Hove. This is a permanent position offering a fantastic working environment and an excellent benefits package.

As Medical Claims Assessor you will be providing a pro-active and comprehensive claims assessment and management service, authorising and processing the payment of claims on all workplace health and protection products.

Medical Claims Assessor Key Responsibilities

- Triage and assessment of new workplace health and protection claims, determining what medical evidence to obtain in line with company philosophies.
- Provide a comprehensive assessment of workplace health and protection claims, deciding whether to accept or reject liability and authorise payment as per individual authority limits as agreed by the Head of Benefits & Medical Underwriting, whilst meeting the expectations of the IFA`s and corporate clients.
- Develop and build effective relationships with IFA`s and Policyholders (employers), in order to maximise the effectiveness of our benefit management processes including the provision of support for the portfolio management of defined schemes.
- Authorise expenditure on appropriate external medical evidence to support the assessment of individual claims up to £5,000.
- Propose expenditure on rehabilitation or work re-integration programmes where there is a suitable cost/benefit justification for doing so.
- Where appropriate, assist in the provision of Management Data on portfolio accounts which analyses performance and identifies key trends.
- Train, mentor and develop other members of the benefits team, to improve their skill level
- Ensure a consistent, timely and accurate level of service is maintained in line with service level agreements.

Medical Claims Assessor skills, knowledge and experience required:

- Previous experience working as a Medical Claims Assessor is ESSENTIAL

- In depth knowledge of all workplace protection products past and present
- Good understanding of medical conditions and the effect these can have on an individual`s ability to work
- Awareness of the investigative and rehabilitation services provided by external organisations.

If you feel you have the right background and experience and would like to learn more about this role then please do apply via the job board today.
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