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Anthem, Inc. Leave of Absence Disability Case Manager Specialist in Des Moines, Iowa


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Responsible for coordinating the administration of STD and FMLA plans. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides a timely and thorough review of STD, FMLA, and ADA claims and makes professional determinations.

  • Manages the workflow for a large number of claims that will be managed by the LOA/Disability Case Managers to ensure equitable workload distribution and administering of claims within department standards.

  • Provides advocacy case management to all appropriate LOA claims.

  • Manages high-impact LOA claims to identify the obstacles and opportunities for returning associates to work.

  • Works with the medical provider, LOA clinic resource, managers, and Local HR to determine the return to work expectations and to facilitate the return to work process.


  • Requires a BA degree, 4 years experience in health and welfare benefits, disability management, HR operations, and/or benefits administration; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

    We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.

    REQNUMBER: PS54715