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Retention Specialist Job

Full Job Title: Retention Specialist

Job Number: 1706010

Location: Louisville, KY

Date Posted: 12-13-2017

Works with sales management and corporate offices to identify real time abrasion/disenrollment potentials. Identifies areas of process breakdown and potential disenrollment to help build provider and member retention strategies based on detailed data analysis on Claims, Customer/Provider Service and Enrollment. Maintains a database of member problems and performs root cause analysis to suggest operational improvements to prevent similar issues from recurring. Functions as member advocate while still respecting sound business and health management practices.




Essential Functions:

  • Works with members to amicably resolve issues and problems in a way that encourages those members to remain loyal to WellCare.
  • Works with providers to correct billing and claims issues and educates providers about how to eliminate those problems going forward.
  • Analyzes reports such as claims denial and front-end reject reason codes to determine appropriateness and areas of intervention.
  • Determines specifications for ad-hoc reports needed for key abrasion/retention efforts and summarizes accordingly.
  • Analyzes daily call contact reports to determine accuracy, follow-up, timeframes and possible disenrollment threats.
  • Contacts members at risk for disenrollment based on report analysis and act as an elevated resolution team.
  • Identifies additional areas of clarification needed for members and providers based on call contact reports and claims reporting.
  • Monitors, analyzes and reports information from outsource vendors for disenrollment survey information.
  • Communicates weekly with sales management regarding key areas of member and provider abrasion for tracking and trending.
  • Analyzes grievance report data to determine trends and training needs and adherence to state reporting guidelines.
  • Works with sales management on the maintenance of Sharepoint communication documents, banner messages, automatic email updates, and compliance alerts.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Candidate Education:
  • Associate's Degree in a related field or equivalent work experience is required
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field is preferred
Candidate Experience:
  • 3 years of experience in claims processing, customer service, reimbursement methodologies and/or member retention is required
  • 1 year of experience in data, financial and reporting collection and analysis is preferred
  • Managed care or government program experience is preferred
Candidate Skills:
  • Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from families, members, providers, peers and management
  • Ability to identify basic problems and procedural irregularities, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to proof large bodies of materials
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Knowledge of healthcare delivery
Licenses and Certifications:
A license in one of the following is required:
  • Licensed 2-40 Health Insurance is preferred
Technical Skills:
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with reporting tools (Crystal, Discovery, etc.)
  • Experience with HSD Diamond managed care system *LI-RG1

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Last Updated On: 12/9/2015