Alternate Funding Program, Claims Analyst - Part-Time Permanent

Posting Date: Jun 27, 2024

Location: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CA, B3J 3C6 Nova Scotia, CA

Company: Medavie Blue Cross

For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. As a not-for-profit organization, we proudly invest in communities to help address some of Canada’s most pressing health care challenges. We are one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures, one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Life & Health Insurer of the Year for 2021 and an Imagine Canada Caring Company. 
Our 2,400 professionals work across six provinces, united by our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We’re committed to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture focused on ensuring health, wellness, and personal and professional growth through a variety of programs and support across our organization.
Together with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie — a national health solutions partner with over 7,700 employees. Our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.


Job Title: Alternate Funding Program, Claims Analyst - Part-Time Permanent
Department: Government Programs: Nova Scotia Provincial Programs
Competition: 87189
Internal/External: Both
Employment Type: Part Time Permanent
Location: Nova Scotia, Remote/Office/Hybrid - Flexible 
Salary: Competitive Compensation and Benefits 
Reports To: Team Leader, Medicare Programs NSPP
Apply By:    July 14, 2024



Position Summary

Reporting to the Team Leader and working in a team environment, the Alternate Funding Claims Analyst is responsible for a wide variety of claim types under the Alternate Funding Program.  Each claim type has a varying degree of eligibility and policy requirements.  The Claims Analyst will analyze, investigate and pay claims which include the payment of locum, sessional, psychiatry and various other claims on an ad hoc basis.  The claims analyst is required to maintain current knowledge with respect to policy and procedure changes.  The claims analyst will liaise closely with the Department of Health and Wellness, physicians, colleagues, the Team Leader and the Manager on claims as they pertain to the Alternate Funding Program.


This position is permanent, part-time 25 hours per week, which will be 5 hours per day, Monday – Friday. Flexible within our core business hours of 8am-5pm Atlantic Time.
Remote work ( from home) within the province of Nova Scotia, or the option to work in-office in Dartmouth, or a hybrid of from home and office.


Key Responsibilities

•    Review, analyse and set up payment data based on contracts forwarded from the Department of Health & Wellness.
•    Maintain and reconcile contract payments to physicians using standard procedures.
•    Adjudicate and apply data entry functions for all alternate funding programs and billings from physicians with a strong emphasis on accuracy and efficiency.
•    Review applications from the Boarding, Transportation and Ostomy Program as well as the Locum Program to determine eligibility
•    Respond to customer enquiries in a prompt, courteous and professional manner.
•    Meet payment deadlines as determined by the business area
•    Liaise with the Department of Health and Wellness and physicians in a professional manner with respect to claims submissions and payment reconciliations.
•    Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other internal operational areas

Required Qualifications

Education: Post-secondary education in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or other related field.
Work Experience: Minimum 2 - 3 years of relevant experience paying complex claims relating to healthcare, OR Payroll / Finance experience is a strong asset

Other Qualifications:

Able to adapt in a changing and fast paced environment with the ability to accept and implement changes; able to work independently.  Possess a high attention to detail and a high level of accuracy; analytical in nature and have proven problem solving skills with an aptitude for mathematics.

Computer Skills: Strong computer skills and experience working with the Microsoft Office Suite; strong key boarding skills and the ability to enter data with speed and precision.
Language Skills: Bilingualism is considered an asset, English required.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Medavie Blue Cross strives to foster a culture where everyone is enabled to achieve their full potential - a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) where we live our values every day in the way we treat each other, our members and the communities we serve. Accessibility is a top priority.

For applicants with disabilities, we provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Medavie Blue Cross Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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