Dir Of Claims - Grade 65

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Salary Information for Assnt Dir of Claims
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Assnt Dir of Claims 64 $123,793 $156,224
Dir Of Claims 65 $137,457 $173,664

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Job Duties

As a Director of Claims, you would direct claims operations and provide direction on the resolution of complex claims issues; represent executive staff in meetings with representatives from other state agencies, private businesses/corporations, insurance carriers, labor and management groups, physicians, and lawyers on claims related issues; serve as the agency's spokesperson and subject matter expert on claims administration, prepare and present public addresses on behalf of executive staff on issues related to the WCB; participate in meetings with other program managers, reporting out on claims issues, progress on new efforts, issues of particular sensitivity, landmark cases, and any problems which need to be brought to the attention of the executive staff and Chair of the WCB; recommend changes in WCB law, rules, regulations, procedures and communications as relevant and necessary to ensure local and statewide claims administration is effective; work closely with other program managers, such as WCB attorneys, to ensure that all related WCB services and efforts are coordinated in order to provide constituents with the most comprehensive resources and educational materials; prepare internal status reports as required, review and approve central claims and district office reports, review recommendations, and adopt as appropriate; prepare budget justification for central office claims staff, provide input for district offices expenditures and resources, monitor financial reports and authorize disbursements; review and approve requests to fill positions as appropriate, adjust staffing plans against workload;  oversee all facility related issues, including moves, renovations and redesigns, ensuring smooth business continuity and continuation of operations;  direct the disability benefits management function of the WCB; oversee disputed medical bills and ensure that timely decisions are rendered relative to provider submissions for payment; and perform the full range of supervisory duties.

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