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Underwriting Rating Specialist in Ridgeside, TN at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 6/3/2019

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    Ridgeside, TN
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Job Description

Underwriting Rating Specialist
Review, extract, and analyze plan design/benefit information from competitor contracts including non-standard pricing items in order to generate an accurate proposal and base rate.

Duties and Responsibilities
-Understand rating process and plan design elements
-Utilize critical thinking skills to be able to make appropriate assumptions in order to present first pass base rates to the Senior Underwriter
-Take initiative to provide Underwriter with alternate plans foreseen as viable options
-Support rating of inforce and alternate plan designs
-Partner with the Underwriter to determine the timeline and proposals required
-Determine plan design elements and rating process to be used for manual rating
-Provide clear and complete documentation of assumptions/best estimates made in the instance of missing data and system limitations requiring alterations to the requested plan designs
-Complete underwriting exception form in a detailed and effective manner
-Manage workload and time to meet aggressive deadlines
-Negotiate reasonable timeframes with Underwriters
-Take initiative to ask questions when appropriate to ensure clear understanding
-Identify process improvements and provide solution recommendations
-Work on Business Initiatives as assigned by Senior Underwriter
-Provide an updated and detailed log of activities at the end of every week


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