Aetna Customer Service Representative in Phoenix, Arizona

Req ID: 45728BR

POSITION SUMMARY

To increase member satisfaction, retention, and growth by efficiently delivering competitive services to member and providers through a fully-integrated organization staffed by knowledgeable, customer-focused professionals supported by exemplary technologies and processes. Handles customer service inquiries and problems via telephone, internet or written correspondence. Customer inquiries are of basic and routine nature.

-Documents and tracks contacts with members, providers and plan sponsors.

-Explains members rights and responsibilities in accordance with contract, our Member Handbook and our Provider Manual.

-Processes complaints (member/provider), grievance and appeals via internal processes and reporting systems.

-Educates providers on our self-service options; Assists providers with questions and assigning members to their panel/practice.

-Handles extensive file review requests; Assists in preparation of trend reports, compiling data for audits and other duties assigned.

-Verifies member plan eligibility and documents applicable contact/inquiries via our internal applications.

-Handles incoming requests/inquiries for appeals and pre-authorizations not handles by Clinical Claim Management. Performs review of member claim history to ensure accurate tracking of benefit maximums and/or coinsurance/deductible.

Fundamental Components:

Is vigilant in identifying possible compliance/ethics issues and reports any concerns to manager/supervisor, Medicaid Compliance Officer, internal legal counsel or Alert Line. Is truthful and ethical in all work performed.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

Experience in a production environment.

Customer Service experiences in a transaction based environment such as a call center or retail location preferred.

EDUCATION

The minimum level of education desired for candidates in this position is a High School diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent experience.

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Customer Service/Customer Service - Member Services - Traditional products/1+ Years

Functional - Customer Service/Customer service - production environment/1+ Years

REQUIRED SKILLS

Service/Demonstrating Service Discipline/FOUNDATION

Service/Handling Service Challenges/ADVANCED

Service/Providing Solutions to Constituent Needs/FOUNDATION

DESIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Interacting with Medical Professionals/FOUNDATION

General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

The shift we are hiring for is Monday through Friday 9:30 pm to 6:00 pm. Candidate must be available to work any shift between the hours of 7:00am to 6:00pm for training and business needs.

-Ability to multi-task to accomplish workload efficiently.

-Analytical skills

-Ability to maintain accuracy and production standards

-Technical skills and computer literacy

-Intermediate to advanced professional typing skills

-Oral and Written communication skills

-Understanding or ability to quickly learn medical terminology

-Problem solving skills

-Attention to detail and accuracy

-Bi-lingual preferred

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.

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Job Function: Customer Service