Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
This position with OA/General Services maintains working knowledge of workers’ compensation statutes and trends. Make contact with injured workers and employers, calculates employee benefits and reviews medical files and documents. Ensure authorized treatment in relation to an injury and approves medical bills. Work daily in the Restore System and responds to attorney requests both written and verbally. Ensure files are kept secure and confidential. Monitor the medications of all injured workers and checks the Pharmacy Network for authorized prescriptions. Utilize the Early Return to Work Program.
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Employee should have knowledge of Missouri Statutes dealing with workers’ compensation as well as verbal and written skills to communicate effectively to attorney requests. Employee should be able to work independently, provide attention to detail and maintain accuracy. Ability to interpret advanced technical data relating to workers compensation claims.