TORT AGENT

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description

 

Work a steady 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. job and experience a great family work life balance. The Office of Recovery Services in Salt Lake City is looking for a dedicated person to work as a TORT Agent. The person in this position evaluates referrals, works to identify potentially liable third parties, and when to establish tort liability; ensuring the Utah State Medicaid program is the payer of last resort.

Principle Duties
The TORT Agent will need to be able to:

perform research
negotiate settlement of claims
work with recipients, attorneys, and insurance companies to pursue debts owed to the State of Utah
review Medicaid paid claims information

The Ideal Candidate
The model candidate for this position is someone who:has a background in research
enjoys problem solving
has good attention to detail
can work with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism

Preference may be given to candidates who have a minimum of 2 years injury claims adjusting and/or legal experience.

Why You Should Join Our Team
You will not only work with a great team, but you will also receive great benefits. Click here to see the variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program the State of Utah offers.

The Agency
The Office of Recovery Services is part of the Department of Human Services. For more information on the Office of Recovery Services, please click here.

 

Supplemental Information
 

Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.

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