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Assistant Claims Officer

Britam is a leading diversified financial services group, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The group has interests across the Eastern and Southern Africa region, with operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan, Mozambique and Malawi. The group offers a wide range of financial products and services in Insurance, Asset management, Banking and Property. Our Mission is to provide outstanding financial services to our customers. Our Vision is to be the most trusted financial service partner. We aim to provide our clients, with an unmatched offering, ensuring first class solutions that help secure the future.

Job Purpose: 

To effectively process medical claims by verifying and updating information about submitted claims and reviewing the work processes required to determine reimbursement. This includes verifying submitted claims, assessing reimbursement policies, performing reconciliation with claims estimates, and conducting payment negotiations and providing support on the process of medical claims.

Key responsibilities:

  • Set the appropriate parameters for each admission (claim reserve, initial authorized cost and duration).
  • Interact with clients and service providers to ensure that the care is given within policy guidelines.
  • Review medical reports and claims for compliance with set guidelines.
  • Liaise with underwriters on scope of cover for the various schemes.
  • Poly-Pharmacy – discourage polypharmacy by diligent challenging of prescriptions and suggesting better alternatives.
  • Generic substitution – Encourage use of generics where indicated as a method of reducing the organizations pharmaceutical expenditure.
  • Prepare periodic reports for management on medical claims.
  • Ensure claims are processed within the stipulated time.
  • Delegated Authority:  As per the approved Delegated Authority Matrix.

Key Performance Measures:

  • As described in your Personal Score Card.

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

  • Diploma/Degree in Nursing or Diploma in clinical medicine or Diploma in Pharmacy.
  • Moderate understanding of insurance concepts.
  • 2-4 years’ experience in claims management position in a busy insurance environment or an insurance company.

Technical/ Functional competencies

  • Knowledge of insurance regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of insurance products.
  • Sales and marketing management skills.

Method of Application
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