Kaiser Permanente Disability Claims Processor (Temporary) in Los Angeles, California

The Patient Business Services Disability Claims Processor is responsible for abstracting medical information & diagnosis, using ICD-9 codes as required. Coordinates disability claims w/ employers, insurance carriers, Unions, State Disability Offices, Workers' Compensation and/or other third party payors.

Essential Functions:

  • Upholds KP's Policies & Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities, & applicable state, federal & local laws

  • Screens disability claims, interviews patients, locates & orders medical records

  • Abstracts medical information & diagnoses using ICD-9 codes

  • Screens correspondence of State, Federal & commercial disability claim forms

  • Assembles bills/reports & sends to appropriate payor/collections

  • Reviews authorization for release of medical information

  • Follows original & supplemental disability claims w/ physicians until the patient disability claim has ended

  • Establishes & maintains courteous & cooperative relations w/ the public, patients & other personnel

  • Performs other duties as required

Pay Grade: 13

Basic Qualifications:

  • One (1) year relevant experience in health care industry

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Typing 45 WPM.Typing score must be current within one (1) year. Please contact Human Resources for testing.

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize Medical Terminology and International Classification Diagnosis (ICD 9) coding at a level appropriate to the job.


  • This is a temporary position for approximately 60-90 days.


TITLE: Disability Claims Processor (Temporary)

LOCATION: Los Angeles, California


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.