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Regence (FEP) Customer Service Professional I

Company: Cambia Health Solutions, Inc.
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

Regence (FEP) Customer Service Professional I page is loaded Regence (FEP) Customer Service Professional I Apply locations Tacoma, WA time type Full time posted on Posted 8 Days Ago job requisition id R-3614 Regence (FEP) Customer Service Professional I - Option for Hybrid Working Model On-Site - Tacoma, WA Option for Hybrid Working Model, including both in-office and/or remote work, following the successful completion of training. - Starting pay range $19.10 - $20.10 DOE. Call Center hours are Monday - Friday, 7am - 7pm PDT Start date: Monday, May 1st, 2023 IMPORTANT: We will be conducting verification of employment on your current and past employment if selected to hire. Please make sure you are applying with the most updated resume with correct dates of employment. Primary Job Purpose: Due to growth of our company and department, we are looking to expand our team. Bring your excellent customer service skills to the FEP (Federal Employee Program) Customer Service role! As an FEP Customer Service Professional, you will inform, educate, and assist members, providers, other health-care professionals, or other provider representatives on recorded phone lines regarding benefits, claims and eligibility.. General Functions and Outcomes:

  • Be the primary contact between Cambia and the consumer.
  • Successfully complete training period and meet dependability, timeliness, accuracy, quantity, and quality standards as established by department. Study, review and learn information, procedures, and techniques for responding to a variety of inquiries.
  • Communicate with members, providers, healthcare professionals, agents/brokers, attorneys, group administrators, other member representatives, internal staff, and the general public with inquiries regarding benefits, claim payments and denials, eligibility, decisions, and other information through various media - oral, written and on-line communications.
  • Quickly and accurately assess provider and member inquiries and requirements by establishing rapport to understand their service needs. Identify errors promptly and implement corrective steps to resolve.
  • Determine benefit payments, maximum allowable fees, co-pays, and deductibles from appropriate contracts.
  • Explain benefits, rules of eligibility and claims payment procedures, pre-authorizations, medical review and referrals, and grievance/appeal procedures to members and providers to ensure that benefits, policies, and procedures are understood.
  • Maintain confidentiality and sensitivity in all aspects of internal and external contacts.
  • Manage large volume of calls daily, prioritize follow-through and document member and provider inquiries and actions on tracking system and/or by completing logs. May generate written correspondence and process document requests.
  • Work is subject to audit/checks and requires considerable accuracy, attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Comply with the standards of the Federal Employee Program as they relate to the employee's responsibility to meet BlueCross BlueShield Association (BCBSA) standards and company goals.
  • Assist in identifying issues and trends to improve overall customer service. Minimum Requirements:
    • Proficient PC skills and prior experience in a PC environment.
    • Knowledge of medical terminology and coding preferred.
    • Apply mathematical concepts and calculations.
    • Communicate effectively orally and in writing, using accurate punctuation, spelling, grammar, and proof-reading skills.
    • Strong customer-service skills, including courteous telephone etiquette.
    • Make decisions and exercise good judgment in a sophisticated and constantly evolving environment.
    • Learn, retain, and interpret new or evolving information, procedures, and policies and communicate them effectively.
    • Work under stress and pressure and respond to inquiries with tact, diplomacy, and patience.
    • Work in a team environment.
    • Exercise discretion on critical and confidential matters.
    • Demonstrate initiative in researching and resolving benefit and eligibility issues.Normally to be proficient in the competencies below:Customer Service Professional would have a high school diploma or equivalent and 6 months of customer service call center experience or 6 months of customer service experience such as insurance, retail, banking, restaurant, hospital medical office or other experience with extensive customer service contact or equivalent combination or education and experience. Work Environment:
      • This is an in-office position, in our Tacoma, WA office.
      • Option for Hybrid Working Model, including both in-office and/or remote work, following the successful completion of training. -
      • Our call center is open 7am-7pm (PST) M-F.The base pay annual salary range for this job is $19.10 - $20.10, depending on candidate's geographic location and experience. -The annual incentive payment target for this position is 5% At Cambia, we take a variety of factors into account when creating a job offer, including your skills, experience, education, and training; relevant licensure / certifications; performance history; and work location. While we offer competitive salaries, in general, we rarely hire candidates at or near the top of the salary range. Base pay is just part of the compensation package at Cambia that is supplemented with an exceptional 401(k) match, bonus opportunity and other benefits. In keeping with our Cause and vision, we offer comprehensive well-being programs and benefits, which we periodically update to stay current. Some highlights:
        • medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their eligible family members
        • annual employer contribution to a health savings account ($1,200 or $2,500 depending on medical coverage, prorated based on hire date)
        • paid time off and company holidays
        • up to a 6% company match on employee 401k contributions, with a potential discretionary contribution based on company performance (no vesting period)
        • up to 12 weeks of paid parental time off (eligible day one of employment if within first 12 months following birth or adoption)
        • one-time furniture and equipment allowance for employees working from home
        • up to $225 in Amazon gift cards for participating in various well-being activities for a complete list see our External Total Rewards page. We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug and tobacco-free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. A background check is required. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please email CambiaCareers@cambiahealth.com . Information about how Cambia Health Solutions collects, uses, and discloses information is available in our Privacy Policy . As a health care company, we are committed to the health of our communities and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please review the policy on our Careers site. About Us Everyone is a health care consumer deserving of a simpler, more personalized experience. Cambia is transforming the health care system to revolve around people. For over 100 years we've designed people-first health solutions rooted in the nation's first health plan, a loggers' wage pool established in the Pacific Northwest. Today that pioneering spirit aligns our family of over 20 companies, including 4 not-for-profit BlueCross and BlueShield licensed health plans serving over 3 million Americans. Cambia blends data science with a compassionate human perspective to anticipate people's needs, and empower them to make smarter health care choices. Interested in driving accessibility, affordability and quality health care for real people? Apply to any of our open jobs or join the Twitter conversation @Cambia . Information about how Cambia Health Solutions collects, uses, and discloses information is available in our Privacy Policy .

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