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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/03/18

Applications Due12/18/18

Vacancy ID62032

AgencyInsurance Fund, State

TitleClaims Services Representative 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Westchester

Street Address 44 South Broadway

City White Plains

StateNY

Zip Code10601

Minimum Qualifications YOU MUST BE A CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEE TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT TO THIS POSITION.

Claims Services Representative 1 (SG-18): One year of permanent, competitive class service in a title eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Eligible titles include, but are not limited to: Investigator 2 (Compensation Claims), Policyholder Services Representative 1, Underwriter 1.

Claims Services Representative Trainee 1: One year of permanent, competitive class service in a title eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Eligible titles include, but are not limited to: Administrative Aide, Agency Program Aide, Investigator 1, Assistant Insurance Fund Services Representative.

If you have questions about whether your current title is eligible for transfer, please contact the Personnel Department.

Candidates with a score of 100 or higher on the current PCO eligible list who are eligible for appointment are encourage to apply. Please note your score of this exam in your cover letter.

Duties Description Under the general supervision of a Claims Services Representative 2, oversees all aspects of workers compensation and disability benefits claims processing from inception to closing; initially determines the compensability of claims and files appropriate documentation with the Workers Compensation Board (WCB); calculates and adjusts reserves consistent with case analysis over the anticipated life of the claim; recommends cases for appeal to WCB; negotiates and/or makes recommendations regarding lump sum settlements; issues payments and requests for reimbursement where claims for supplemental benefits are involved; reviews awards to ensure the correct recipient and rate of compensation; schedules or waives medical examinations as necessary; analyzes medical bills to determine causality, levels of treatment, necessity for treatment, appropriateness of fees and procedure codes, and apportionment status; responds to requests for home modifications, home health care personnel, medication, and medical supplies and appliances; negotiates billing adjustments with medical care providers and suppliers applying workers compensation fee schedules and rules; identifies and initiates referrals to the Legal Department; and reviews case activity and determines when a claim can be retired.

Additional Comments YOU MUST BE A CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEE TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT TO THIS POSITION.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Dale Losee

Telephone

Fax (518) 437-1618

Email Address hr@nysif.com

Address

Street 15 Computer Drive West

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12205

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease include the position title, Vacancy ID number, and your current Civil Service title on your cover letter. Candidates should email resume and cover letter to hr@nysif.com, however, if necessary, candidates may also mail to 15 Computer Drive West, Albany, NY 12205 or fax to 518-437-1618.

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