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Underwriter I - A&H in Boise, ID at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 1/14/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Boise, ID
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Primary Purpose:

This position is responsible for reviewing assigned new groups, additions, prescreens, requirements, and complete follow ups within established time frames. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Order necessary requirements based on group material submitted for completeness
  • Analyze the risk factors on an enrollment form; apply appropriate medical risk for sound risk decisions utilizing approved medical guidelines provided
  • Evaluate eligibility of the business (this includes participation, legitimacy of the business)
  • Process data on web based underwriting applications, and appropriate worksheets
  • Serve as subject matter expert and contact for North Star Marketing and TPA, works collaboratively with sales offices to meet company objectives
  • Conduct user acceptance testing, adhering to test plans, and meeting all delivery dates 
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with outside vendors and acts as liaison between staff and vendor
  • Analyze new business quote/proposal for accuracy
  • Analyze broker appointments
  • Evaluate eligibility and enrollment requirements of new enrollees to employer group plan
  • Evaluate employer changes, such as waiting period change requests, appeals from businesses and TPA
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal partners to improve agent satisfaction
  • Assist with special projects or requests
  • Process and assess risk reissue reports monthly for Actuary Department on a variety of requested data reports


Required Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Strong medical terminology and/or understanding of anatomy
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Insurance-related work experience
  • Business, finance, economics, and mathematics are particularly helpful.
  • Knowledge of the health insurance market
  • Demonstrates strong ability to work independently and to adjust schedule to meet service standards
  • Proven ability to remain focused in fast paced environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively with sales staff and department staff
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications, strong computer skills
  • Proficient use of computer systems
  • Demonstrates professional phone etiquette and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


Desired Skills:

  • Ability to analyze and evaluate information from a variety of sources and solve complex problems.
  • Demonstrated decision making skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization.
  • Advanced math skills


Job Requirements


About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.



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