Claims Data Analyst

Provides subject matter expertise to departmental and corporate projects, by pulling data or creating scenarios needed for testing, validation, and root cause analysis on all types of claims, adjustments, for enhancements, updates, benefits and pricing as to impacts and resolutions. Ensure accuracy and understanding of operational processes to identify true end to end testing for optimal results.

Reports to: Tampa, FL OR Houston, TX

Essential Functions:

  • Acts as Claims Department subject matter expert on departmental and corporate projects. Supports business definition and testing efforts, attends project meetings, and provides internal and external status reports.
  • Works with management and associates to document current business and workflow processes and collaborates in identifying, defining and documenting process improvement options and alternatives.
  • Prepares detail and summary level reports including written interpretation of analytic results for senior management.
  • Analyzes and trends claims issues, performs true root cause analysis and determines next steps for resolution and process improvement.
  • Researches issues, compiles feedback and drafts corresponding business requirements documents and business decision documents as needed.
  • Participates on conference calls with supervisor/manager/director other departments to provide project status, communicate changes in processes, and issue resolution.
  • Communicates test findings in a structured report format.
  • Build strong cross functional relationships that can be leveraged to understand issues that would not be in the sample size.
  • Escalate issues when on issue results in multiple discrepancies.
  • Assist supervisor, manager, and/or director with projects and problem resolution as required.
  • Runs and analyzes ad-hoc reports.
  • Formulates and applies analytical reports using the company’s database to develop and interpret information that assists in developing test cases.
  • Tests validity of data using related software, service, manual calculations, or products. Frequently concentrates on collecting and analyzing data and developing test case scenarios both positive and negative.
  • Recommends processes or updates to current workflow as a result of research or analysis.
  • Provides assistance and support as needed to develop training material on new updates and enhancements.
  • Responsible for special projects that require analytical skills, forward-thinking whereby data is analyzed from different angles to think of the unknown, test the process.
  • Track and follow-up on all assigned high-level discrepancies, utilizing systems and procedures.
  • Maintain a high standard of data integrity, including systems and reports.
Additional Responsibilities:
    Candidate Education:
    • Required A High School or GED
    • Preferred A Bachelor's Degree in a related field or equivalent directly related experience
    Candidate Experience:
    • Preferred 5 years of experience in practical work within a healthcare organization
    • Required 3 years of experience in claims processing with a solid understanding of internal company claims functions
    Candidate Skills:
    • Advanced Knowledge of healthcare delivery Strong functional knowledge and broad multifunctional knowledge of healthcare delivery
    • Advanced Demonstrated organizational skills Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, coordinate multiple tasks, and work independently
    • Advanced Ability to multi-task
    • Advanced Ability to work independently
    • Advanced Demonstrated analytical skills
    • Advanced Demonstrated problem solving skills
    • Advanced Demonstrated written communication skills
    • Advanced Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills
    • Advanced Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from peers and management Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    Licenses and Certifications:
    A license in one of the following is required:
      Technical Skills:
      • Required Intermediate Microsoft Word
      • Required Intermediate Microsoft Excel
      • Required Intermediate Microsoft Project
      • Required Intermediate Microsoft Visio
      • Preferred Intermediate Microsoft Access
      • Required Intermediate Other Knowledge of Perot / Peradigm system
      • Required Intermediate Other Thorough knowledge of WellCare claims processing environment and procedures
      • Preferred Intermediate Other Knowledge of Legacy and Intelliclaim systems / processes
      Languages:

        About us
        Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) focuses primarily on providing government-sponsored managed care services to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs primarily through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, as well as individuals in the Health Insurance Marketplace. WellCare serves approximately 5.5 million members nationwide as of September 30, 2018. WellCare is a Fortune 500 company that employs nearly 12,000 associates across the country and was ranked a "World's Most Admired Company" in 2018 by Fortune magazine. For more information about WellCare, please visit the company's website at www.wellcare.com. EOE: All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, childbirth or related medical condition or other legally protected basis protected by applicable federal or state law except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies. Comprehensive Health Management, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V/SO.