Class Code:  9897-22                                        Date Established:  03-19-87           


Occupational Code:  7-1-4                                Date of Last Revision:  09-12-02


BASIC PURPOSE:  To plan and direct the assessment and disbursement process for special funds programs related to Worker’s Compensation.




        Analyzes and interprets fiscal data to calculate assessments and disbursements for special funds.


        Oversees and monitors the collection and disbursement of special funds monies including the planning and development of appropriate procedures.



        Evaluates medical reports and summaries to determine eligibility for special funds and evaluates administrative requests for termination or reduction of benefits.


        Writes detailed reports and letters analyzing acceptance or denial of cases for special funds.


        Makes formal educational, informational and technical presentations to insurance carriers, medical providers and attorneys regarding eligibility for workers’ compensation programs.  Teaches required semi-annual course to Injury Management Facilitators.


        Assists in the development of rules and regulations to explain workers’ compensation law.




        Evaluates managed care proposals for compliance with regulations and makes recommendations to the Commissioner as to approval of the programs.  Reviews and recommends Injury Management Facilitators for approval.


        Researches complaints by any parties involved in the managed care system.







Skill:  Requires skill in analyzing and interpreting data, policy and procedures OR in using equipment in order to arrive at logical conclusions or recommendations.


Knowledge:  Requires logical or scientific understanding to analyze problems of a specialized or professional nature in a particular field.


Impact:  Requires responsibility for achieving direct service objectives by assessing agency service needs and making preliminary recommendations for the development of alternative short-term program policies or procedures.  Errors at this level result in incomplete assessments or misleading recommendations causing a disruption of agency programs or policies.


Supervision:  Requires direct supervision of other employees doing related or similar work, including scheduling work, recommending leave, reviewing work for accuracy, performance appraisal, or interviewing applicants for position vacancies.


Working Conditions:  Requires performing regular job functions under good conditions in a safe working environment.



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Physical Demands:  Requires sedentary work, including continuous sitting or occasional standing and walking.


Communication:  Requires summarizing data, preparing reports and making recommendations based on findings which contribute to solving problems and achieving work objectives.  This level also requires presenting information for use by administrative-level managers in making decisions.


Complexity:  Requires coordinating a combination of diverse job functions in order to integrate professional and technical agency goals.  This level also requires considerable judgment to implement a sequence of operations or actions.


Independent Action:  Requires objective assessment in analyzing and developing new work methods and procedures subject to periodic review and in making decisions according to established technical, professional or administrative standards.





Education:  Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university.  Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.


Experience:  Four years' experience in business administration, public administration, human resources, human services, education, rehabilitation or a related field with at least one year of experience working with the Workers' Compensation law.  Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.


License/Certification:  None required.



RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS:  Thorough knowledge of the New Hampshire Workers' Compensation law and the operations of the Workers’ Compensation Division.  Knowledge of budget preparation.  Knowledge of rule making procedures.  Ability to administer financial programs.  Ability to supervise other employees.   Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.  Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with state and industry officials, other employees and the public.  Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.


DISCLAIMER STATEMENT:  This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.


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