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Medicare Benefits Associate, Geisinger Health Plan

Location:
Kulpmont, PA
Company:
Geisinger Health System

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Job Title: Medicare Benefits Associate

Location: Kulpmont, PA Geisinger Kulpmont

Department: Geisinger Health Plan

Work Schedule / Type: Monday - Friday 4 hours/day

Anticipated September 2019 - February 2020

JOB SUMMARY:

Promote and provide education to Geisinger patients regarding health care coverage options for Medicare eligible patients. Approach eligible patients to educate on Medicare and coverage options. Collect contact information and secure authorization from interested patients for follow-up from the sales team. Complete data entry with information of interested patients.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Understand and follow all Federal and State regulations around marketing, sales and enrollment. Study, test and certify on all required/mandated training. Follow approved group and individual presentations and meet compliance metrics during all presentations

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of the insurance industry's trends, directions, major issues, regulatory considerations and trendsetters.

Knowledge and understanding of state laws and regulations affecting insurance practices.

Knowledge of health insurance products, market segments and marketplaces.

Knowledge of the general components of insurance products, how those components are inter-related, and how they may or may not appeal to different customers or markets under varied circumstances.

Knowledge of policy language and endorsements to tailor new or manuscript coverage to meet customers' needs.

Demonstrates advanced organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Knowledge of and ability to use personal computers or workstations

The specific statements shown above are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Required: Minimum 1-year Customer Service experience

Required: High School Diploma or GED

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in an office or clinical environment. Travel may be required.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS : We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

GEISINGER HEALTH PLAN (GHP) is the health insurance component of Geisinger and serves over 460,000 members in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Begun in 1985, GHP provides high quality, affordable health-care benefits for businesses of all sizes, individuals and families, and Medicare beneficiaries.

About Geisinger : Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.

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