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Insurance Claims Clerks
District Of Columbia

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Obtain information from insured or designated persons for purpose of settling claim with insurance carrier.

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Currently Employed: Not Available

Projected Annual Job Openings: Not Available

Typical Hourly Wage: $19.30 - $30.74

Typical Annual Salary: $40,200 - $63,900

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Typical education needed for entry: High school diploma or equivalent

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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typical job duties

  • Review insurance policy to determine coverage.
  • Prepare insurance claim forms or related documents and review them for completeness.
  • Provide customer service, such as limited instructions on proceeding with claims or referrals to auto repair facilities or local contractors.
  • Organize or work with detailed office or warehouse records, using computers to enter, access, search or retrieve data.
  • Calculate amount of claim.
  • Post or attach information to claim file.
  • Pay small claims.
  • Transmit claims for payment or further investigation.
  • Contact insured or other involved persons to obtain missing information.
  • Apply insurance rating systems.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Desktop calculator
  • Desktop computers
  • Dictation machines
  • Personal computers

Technology:
  • Accounting software
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Office suite software
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Word processing software

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