Health Advocate Benefits Specialist
West Corporation

Atlanta, Georgia


For this opening we will consider candidates from the following locations: , United States |

At Health Advocate, we are committed to providing our customers with services that improve the health, well-being and productivity of their employees. We are looking for the right people with experience who can respond to benefits inquiries and assist members with plan selection decisions. The Benefits Specialist II will be required to interface with many internal and external resources to provide guidance and direction regarding plan options, cost factors and detailed benefit review.

Essential Job Functions

  • Professionally answers incoming calls and respond to client inquiries
  • Provides guidance to members on open enrollment issues and benefit options. This includes compare and contrast benefits during Open Enrollment and Special Enrollment Periods.
  • Connect with customers by phone and quickly develop a rapport to help the individual to navigate their benefit choices and options.
  • Answer customer questions related to Benefit Plans, including the following topics:
    • Health Care Reform
    • Marketplace navigation
    • Exchange plan review and comparison
    • COBRA
    • Medicare A, B, MediGap, Meciare Part D plans
    • High deductible health plans
    • Flex Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
    • Coordination of Benefits and which plan is primary - simple cases (commercial plans, Medicare Plans)
    • Summary Plan Documents
    • Government programs and resources
    • Legislation and mandates
    • Fully insured and self-insured
    • Pharmacy benefits including injectable medications
  • Facilitate obtaining member's medical records
  • Handle some complex benefit cases
  • Handle some Client Care cases
  • Place outbound follow up calls for issues that cannot be resolved during the initial call
  • Respond to member cases in delegate box, answers and after hours calls

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or other applicable work experience
  • Minimum 1-2 years benefit experience
  • Strong Communication skills and phone etiquette
  • Strong ability to explain complex issues to employees/retirees
  • Highly effective listening skills
  • Strong problem solving/issues resolution skills
  • Excellent customer service and customer resolution skills
  • Organizational and administrative skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Extremely familiar with Benefits clients and their benefits
  • Mentors some new team members and can serve as a knowledge resource to other team members
  • Work in-house and permanent

ABOUT US

Connecting people with each other and the right information is mission critical. Intrado develops innovative cloud-based technology to make it easier, more effective and more efficient to make the right connections. Our solutions put people in sync with each other and the right information, so they gain the insight needed to reach better decisions on the issues that matter most. We do it with a laser focus on reliability.

Intrado is a leading provider of technology-driven, communication services, serving Fortune 1000 companies and other clients in a variety of industries, including telecommunications, retail, financial services, public safety, technology and healthcare. For more than 30 years, we have been leading the way in hosted and cloud-based solutions.

Our solutions connect people with each other and the information needed to gain insights for better decisions on the issues that matter most - Information to Insight.

Intrado has sales and/or operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Latin and South America and is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and Other Protected Categories.

ABOUT THE TEAM

Health Advocate is the nation's leading provider of health advocacy, navigation, well-being and integrated benefits programs. For nearly 20 years, Health Advocate has provided expert support to help our members navigate the complexities of healthcare and achieve the best possible health and well-being. Our solutions leverage a unique combination of best-in-class, personalized support with powerful predictive data analytics and a proprietary technology platform to address nearly every clinical, administrative, wellness or behavioral health need. Whether facing common issues or an unprecedented challenge like COVID-19, our team of highly trained, compassionate experts work together to go above and beyond expectations, making healthcare easier for our members and ensuring they get the care they need.


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