The Disability Benefit Specialist will be relied upon to obtain and evaluate information in order to determine eligibility of benefits. Must be able to demonstrate a general knowledge of disability contracts, policies, and products and continued understanding of medical and vocational issues. Uses disability claims system for timely and accurate claims review, and effective communication of rationale for claims action. Communicates decisions effectively verbally and in writing to impacted parties such as Employees and Employers. forms strategies for return to work based on
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.
2 + years of STD/LTD claims adjudication.
Aptitude for learning medical terminology and conditions, as well as interpreting procedures and regulations
Ability to work independently while assimilating various technical resources
Computer knowledge in excel, word, web based systems, etc
Good verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of ERISA regulations, required offsets and deductions, disability duration and Social Security procedures
Demonstrated ability to gather and analyze information, determine a course of action and implement the selected course of action.
Strong ability to identify, analyze and solve problems.
Effective interpersonal skills capable of dealing with external sources and all levels of employees.
Think all TPAs are the same? Think again. With Broadspire, our leading global third-party administrator (TPA), Crawford & Company is the consultative outsourcing partner that adapts to businesses’ needs and challenges at any point of the claims processing journey. We offer casualty claim and medical management services to assist large organizations in achieving their unique goals, increasing employee productivity and reducing the cost of risk through professional expertise, technology and data analytics.
As part of the One Crawford family, Broadspire brings together the best and brightest people in the industry to deliver smart, thoughtful solutions to our clients, and we are guided by our collective value system: RESTORE.
At Crawford, we:
We believe in leading by example – at work and in our communities. We hail from more than 70 countries and speak dozens of languages, reflecting the global fabric of the audience we serve. Though our reach is vast, we proudly operate as One Crawford: united in mission, vision and values. Learn more at www.crawfordandcompany.com.
In addition to a competitive salary, Crawford offers you:
Crawford & Company participates in E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V Crawford & Company is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Crawford via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Crawford HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Crawford. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Crawford as a result of the referral or through other means.