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Senior Indemnity Claims Specialist

Company: CorVel Corporation
Location: Shawnee Mission
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Senior Indemnity Claims Specialist is responsible for the analysis and management of complex workers' compensation claims. This position will review, investigate, and make decisions regarding coverage, compensability, and appropriateness of claims. The position will process and document claims to ensure compliance with company standards, industry best practices, and legislative provisions. Acts in a fiduciary role on behalf of policyholders, negotiates claim settlements and manages subrogation. Claims Examiner's conduct the handling of claims in the utmost of good faith in compliance with the rules, regulations and statutes. The use of sound judgment coupled with consistent results is expected.RESPONSIBILITIES:Analyzes and processes workers' compensation claims by investigating and gathering information to determine the exposure on the claim.Negotiates settlement of claims up to designated authority level and makes claims payments.Processes complex or technically difficult claims.Calculates and assigns timely and appropriate reserves to claims and continues to manage reserve adequacy throughout the life of the claim.Calculates and pays benefits due; approves all claim payments; and settles claims within designated authority level.Develops and manages claims through well-developed action plans; continues to work the action plan to bring the claim to an appropriate and timely resolution.Prepares necessary state filings within statutory limits.Actively manages the litigation process; ensures timely and cost-effective claims resolution.Coordinates vendor referrals for additional investigation and/or litigation management.Uses appropriate cost containment techniques including strategic vendor partnerships to reduce overall cost of claims.Manages claim recoveries of all types, including but not limited to subrogation, Second Injury Fund recoveries, and Social Security offsets.Reports claims to the excess carrier, responds to requests of directions in a professional and timely manner.Frequently communicates with all appropriate parties involved with the claim.Refers cases as appropriate to management.Maintains professional client relationships.Actively executes appropriate claims activities to ensure consistent delivery of quality claims service.KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: MEASUREMENT:Investigation The quality of 3-point contacts and addressing of such issues as coverage, compensability, delay and/or denial of claim.Reserving the establishment and/or amendment of reserves using the philosophy of "most likely outcome".File Management: The establishment, documentation, and execution of action plans.Medical and Disability ManagementAggressive return to work and collaborative effort with the Medical Management Unit.Litigation Management Aggressive negotiation and disposition as well as control and direction of counsel.Procedures Timely and accurate state filings, payment of bills, and appropriate coding.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:5+ years workers' compensation claims experience.Knowledge/Experience handling one or more of the following jurisdictions required: IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD, WI and WY.In depth knowledge of appropriate insurance principles and laws for workers' compensation.Strong written and verbal communication skills.Strong organizational skills.Strong negotiation skillsStrong analytical and interpretive skills.PC literatePAY RANGE:CorVel uses a market based approach to pay and our salary ranges may vary depending on your location. Pay rates are established taking into account the following factors: federal, state, and local minimum wage requirements, the geographic location differential, job-related skills, experience, qualifications, internal employee equity, and market conditions. Our ranges may be modified at any time.Pay Range: $56,860 - $91,580A list of our benefit offerings can be found on our CorVel website: CorVel Careers Opportunities in Risk ManagementABOUT CORVEL:CorVel, a certified Great Place to Work Company, is a national provider of industry-leading risk management solutions for the workers' compensation, auto, health and disability management industries. CorVel was founded in 1987 and has been publicly traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange since 1991. Our continual investment in human capital and technology enable us to deliver the most innovative and integrated solutions to our clients. We are a stable and growing company with a strong, supportive culture and plenty of career advancement opportunities. Over 4,000 people working across the United States embrace our core values of Accountability, Commitment, Excellence, Integrity and Teamwork (ACE-IT!).A comprehensive benefits package is available for full-time regular employees and includes Medical (HDHP) w/Pharmacy, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account Options, Life Insurance, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Pre-paid Legal Insurance, Parking and Transit FSA accounts, 401K, ROTH 401K, and paid time off.CorVel is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

Keywords: CorVel Corporation, Kansas City , Senior Indemnity Claims Specialist, Other , Shawnee Mission, Kansas

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