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Legal Staff Paralegal in Itasca, IL

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Company name

Discovery Health Partners

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Health Care
Litigation - Personal Injury

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA Itasca, IL

Date Last Verified

Oct 01,2018

Posted on

Aug 07,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will be responsible for coordinating claim payments among health plan and responsible party through negotiating for successful recovery of 1st and 3rd party funds. Will work all aspects of the recovery process following client specific procedures and guidelines. Identify and develop subrogation recovery/settlement opportunities. Research and request case information to develop cases. Place parties of interest on notice of lien. Maintain a calendar diary to monitor case activity. Respond timely to all electronic, written and verbal communications. Required to maintain detailed and accurate records. Access and pull benefits from clients’ remote health claim systems. Pursue worker’s compensation, third party liability, first party uninsured and underinsured recovery, worker’s compensation, med-pay coverage and no-fault recoveries. Engage advice and/or help of legal manager to proactively resolve cases. Ensure compliance of state and federal laws. Adhere to settlement authority levels (through client specifics and/or policy and procedures). Negotiate health plan medical claim settlements in the best interest of the clients and firm Health Partners. Maintain department productivity and quality standards. Provide feedback to management on trends or developments. Sensitivity to privacy in accordance with HIPAA guidelines. Comply with HIPAA Compliance and Security Policies and Procedures.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree. Paralegal Certificate preferred. At least 2 years of experience in a legal environment. Should have an interest in the health insurance/personal injury fields. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, internet research skills. Understand basic health plan contractual provisions and apply to reimbursement efforts. Must be confident on the phone and comfortable interacting with attorneys. Must be extremely detailed oriented and able to communicate with involved parties at all different aspects of the subrogation recovery process. Proven negotiation skills. Developed customer service skills. Strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Additional info

Tracking Code: 519-124.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Discovery Health Partners
Two Pierce Place
Suite 1900
Itasca, IL 60143