Aetna Customer Service Rep in Scottsdale, Arizona

Req ID: 51698BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Customer Service Representative is the face of Aetna and impacts members' service experience by manner of how customer service inquiries and problems via telephone, internet or written correspondence are handled. Customer inquiries are of basic and at times complex nature. Engages, consults and educates members based upon the members unique needs, preferences and understanding of Aetna plans, tools and resources to help guide the members along a clear path to care.

FUNDAMENTAL COMPONENTS

Answers questions and resolves issues based on phone calls/letters from members, providers, and plan sponsors. Triages resulting rework to appropriate staff. Documents and tracks contacts with members, providers and plan sponsors. The CSR guides the member through their members plan of benefits, Aetna policy and procedures as well as having knowledge of resources to comply with any regulatory guidelines.

Creates an emotional connection with our members by understanding and engaging the member to the fullest to champion for our members' best health.

Taking accountability to fully understand the members needs by building a trusting and caring relationship with the member

Anticipates customer needs. Provides the customer with related information to answer the unasked questions, e.g. additional plan details, benefit plan details, member self-service tools, etc.

Uses customer service threshold framework to make financial decisions to resolve member issues.

Explains member's rights and responsibilities in accordance with contract.

Processes claim referrals, new claim handoffs, nurse reviews, complaints (member/provider), grievance and appeals (member/provider) via target system.

Educates providers on our self-service options; Assists providers with credentialing and re-credentialing issues.

Responds to requests received from Aetna's Law Document Center regarding litigation; lawsuits (*)

Handles extensive file review requests. Assists in preparation of complaint trend reports. Assists in compiling claim data for customer audits.

Determines medical necessity, applicable coverage provisions and verifies member plan eligibility relating to incoming correspondence and internal referrals.

Handles incoming requests for appeals and pre-authorizations not handled by Clinical Claim Management.

Performs review of member claim history to ensure accurate tracking of benefit maximums and/or coinsurance/deductible. Performs financial data maintenance as necessary.

Uses applicable system tools and resources to produce quality letters and spreadsheets in response to inquiries received.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:

Experience in a production environment.

Customer Service experiences in a transaction based environment such as a call center or retail location preferred, demonstrating ability to be empathetic and compassionate.

EDUCATION

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

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Ability to multi-task to accomplish workload efficiently.

Analytical skills.

Ability to maintain accuracy and production standards.

Technical skills.

Oral and written communication skills.

Understanding of medical terminology.

Problem solving skills.

Attention to detail and accuracy.

Negotiation skills.

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