Aetna COBRA Data Specialist - 44372BR in Okemos, Michigan

Req ID: 44372BR

No telework at this time; candidate will need to work full time from Plymouth, MN or Okemos, MI office.

POSITION SUMMARY

Supports the COBRA and retiree billing programs for assigned accounts. Administers continuation of group health plan coverage according to departmental and governmentally mandated guidelines and time frames. Provides customer service support to qualified beneficiaries, clients and internal departments.

Fundamental Components:

Provide customer service support to COBRA beneficiaries, retirees, clients and internal departments. Maintain current knowledge of COBRA regulations by using available resources. Process COBRA and retiree elections when qualified beneficiaries elect coverage. Reinstate or terminate coverage in claims/prescription processing system. Notify fully insured clients and internal departments. Coordinate and update client records by processing rate changes. This includes coordinating with the COBRA Analyst to obtain client authorization, communicating with COBRA beneficiaries and updating election forms and COBRA contracts. Gain an understanding of interaction between internal departments, outside vendors, and brokers and the impact each plays in the COBRA process. Work closely with Eligibility and learn COBRA eligibility.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

At least one year experience in a production based environment is REQUIRED.

Prior COBRA experience, insurance and/or Healthcare background is preferred.

Excellent customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers. Excellent verbal and written communication skills including articulation, spelling, grammar, proofreading, and telephone skills. Strong mathematical skills. Experience with Word and Excel. Data entry skills

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION

DESIRED SKILLS

Finance/Servicing Customers Profitably/FOUNDATION

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

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