Kaiser Permanente Customer Service Specialist I in Renton, Washington

Resolve complaints and inquires and provide education to members, prospective members, providers, other insurance carriers, agents, brokers, attorneys, employer groups and other member or provider representatives in writing, in person and over the telephone. Health plan related issues may include medical coverage, claims, referrals or eligibility. Delivery system issues may include appointment access, medical center service complaints, physician selection, fee quotes and patient billing issues. Governance issues may be voting member information or consumer governance policies.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responds to health plan, delivery system, and governance inquiries and complaints in writing and over the telephone.

  • Researches issues. Interact with other departments, physicians or administrators as needed. Resolve or escalate when appropriate.

  • Identify errors and determine what corrective steps need to be taken to resolve.

  • Interpret and apply all benefits according to appropriate contract.

  • Document all interactions in contract tracking system according to regulatory guidelines.

  • CORRESPONDENCE ROLE; REQUIRES EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION IN WRITING, AS WELL AS TROUBLESHOOTING, PROBLEM SOLVING, MEMBER-FOCUS AND SOFT SKILLS

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum one (1) years of customer service experience.

Education

  • High School Diploma/GED

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Analytical, communication and problem solving skills.

  • Computer skills.

  • Ability to exercise discretion.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of call center experience in a health care or insurance environment.

  • Associate's or bachelor's degree.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Customer Service Specialist I

LOCATION: Renton, Washington

REQNUMBER: 734245

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.