• Disability Benefits Processor

    Location US-OR-Hillsboro
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/9/2018 2:43 PM)
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  • Overview

    If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard (www.standard.com). Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.


    Analyze disability claim information, make benefit decisions and payments on lower liability claims; administer low maintenance claims; provide administrative support for the department's management of disability claims including the set-up and distribution of new claims; provide responsive customer service to claimants, policyowners, Benefits staff, and group offices.


    Investigate, secure and analyze information pertaining to claimant's medical condition, insured status and other policy provisions to accurately determine eligibility for, and entitlement to disability benefits for low liability and short duration claims; identify, file/fact discrepancies and outstanding issues and secure additional documentation as needed while investigating within prescribed time frames.  Make and communicate disability decisions and issue correct benefits for low liability and short duration claims.


    Establish system records, analyze member eligibility, set up new claim files, provide updates to claimants on incomplete claims and respond to inquiries from claimants, policyowners, group offices, and other interested parties.


    Provide information and assistance to claimants, policyowners, and group offices by promptly answering telephones and responding to specific questions about claims and policies.


    Maintain reserves on assigned low liability and short duration claims.


    Provide administrative support for the team's management of disability claims.


    Demonstrated skills:  Attention to detail and accuracy; express ideas clearly in written and verbal form; prioritize tasks to meet multiple and changing deadlines; accurately keyboard 35 WPM; customer service.


    Ability to:  Review documents for completeness and follow up to secure missing information; analyze claim facts and apply contract provisions accurately; understand and apply Federal, State and local laws and regulations affecting claim investigation, disability decisions and taxation of benefits, such as Fair Claim Settlement Practices Act, ERISA, and Federal, State and local tax withholding and reporting requirements as they apply to low liability; adjust schedule to accommodate peak work periods or department workload; use department's automated claim system and other computer applications.


    Working knowledge of:  Office equipment including a word processor or personal computer.


    Education: High School diploma or equivalent.


    Experience: Six months related work experience, or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience


    Professional certification required:  None



    Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.


    For more information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity applicant rights, click  here.


    Individuals with disabilities who need assistance or accommodation with the application process should contact HR Direct at 971-321-7871.  This number is only for the use of individuals with disabilities who need accommodation with the application process.  General inquiries about application status will not be addressed.


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