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Benefit Consultant Medicare

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Chicago, IL

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Benefit Consultant - Medicare','1704140','!*!About WellCare: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: WCG). It provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, including Medicaid, Medicare, Prescription Drug Plans and the Health Insurance Marketplace. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind and disabled. The company serves approximately 4 million members and employs approximately 6,500 people nationwide as of Sept. 30, 2014. For more information about WellCare, please visit our website at or view our videos at All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age forty (40) and over, disability, veteran status, or national origin.','!*!Prospects for and enrolls eligible leads into the Medicare Advantage plans. Meets the minimum enrollment goal of new members using approved presentation materials and sales techniques.

Reports to: Manager, Field Sales and Marketing

Location: Chicago, IL

Dept: SalesEssential Functions:

Utilizes territorial model philosophy to maximize marketing efforts in attaining new enrollments.

Generates referrals utilizing community resources, supplied company tools, event planning and community networking.

Prospects for leads and converts leads into appointments.

Converts appointments into enrollments.

Maintains disenrollment rate that is deemed acceptable from the company.

Coordinates and conducts approved marketing events.

Achieves corporate enrollment goals.

Strictly adheres to all CMS and WellCare Marketing regulations.

Performs other duties as assigned. Additional Responsibilities:

Reviews, quality checks and accurately enters all data/enrollment paperwork into electronic application.

Creates flyers, pamphlets and event material to support field based lead generation activities

May be asked to support and travel to other markets from time to time.

Conducts new member orientation.

Contacts approved leads by telephone to set appointments. ','!*!Candidate Education:

Required A High School or GED Candidate Experience:

Required Other Sales Experience

Preferred 2 years of experience in Sales

Preferred Other Event planning experience Candidate Skills:

Intermediate Demonstrated organizational skills

Intermediate Knowledge of healthcare delivery

Intermediate Ability to work independently

Intermediate Demonstrated negotiation skills

Intermediate Knowledge of community, state and federal laws and resources

Intermediate Ability to represent the company with external constituents

Intermediate Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills

Intermediate Ability to multi-task

Intermediate Demonstrated customer service skills

Intermediate Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from families, members, and providers

Intermediate Demonstrated ability to deal with confidential information

Intermediate Other Goal and result driven in sales

Intermediate Other Ability to pay close attention to detail Licenses and Certifications:A license in one of the following is required:

Required Other Medicare Sales Certification and Recertification OR

Required Other Medicare Sales Certification must be obtained within 90 days of hire

Required Other Licensed Health Insurance

Required Other Valid Driver's License Technical Skills:

Required Intermediate Microsoft Word

Required Intermediate Microsoft Excel

Required Intermediate Microsoft Outlook Languages:

Preferred Other the Baton Rouge, LA market may require Vietnamese speaking candidates/associates ','US-IL-Chicago','200 W. Madison','Suite 3950','Chicago','60601','','Yes, 75 % of the Time','No','No','Benefit Consultant - Medicare'

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WellCare Health Plans, Inc. focuses exclusively on providing government-sponsored managed care services, primarily through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs. The company served approximately 3.8 million members nationwide as of Sept. 30, 2015. For more information about WellCare, please review our website and view the company’s videos. WellCare has developed a full complement of expertise in three major areas of government-sponsored health care…. Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans. Leveraging our expertise for our members' benefit is a key part of the value we bring to our members. WellCare focuses on those members who are dually eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare. This is an area of specialization that many other health plans simply do not have. We are committed to continually improving the quality of care and service that we provide to our members. We help our members access the right care at the right time in the appropriate setting. For some members, this includes the use of coordinated care teams and community partnerships. And we’re focused on government customers and use a disciplined approach to ensure a competitive cost structure.

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