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COB/TPL Coordinator

Job ID: BH495029

Category: Benefits Administrator, Administrative Assistant

Specialty: Administrative

Client Job Title: COB/TPL Coordinator

Must Haves:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • HIPPA Compliant
  • Strong Time Management/Organizational Skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite Programs (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)


  • Familiarity with Coordination of Benefits/Third Party Liability
  • Knowledge of QNXT Claim Payment System

Job Summary:

The COB/TPL Coordinator role will be centered around sorting, mailing, distributing, and monitoring of department correspondence, along with data entry, refund processing and member eligibility verifications. This is a high energy position which requires strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize work and collaborate with multiple teams within the organization.


TPL Coordinator Duties:

  • Responsible for printing and mailing all COB and TPL correspondence, including certified mail and certified cards. Approximately 100-150 mail items per day.
  • Responsible for updating new/current TPL files in Image Silo.
  • Responsible for entering all COB and TPL related refund checks into the refund database in a timely manner and assigning to appropriate staff. Collaborate with Finance and Service Operations to ensure that all refunds are entered and processed correctly.
  • Maintain a consistent workflow of correspondence to ensure timely delivery of certified mail and time sensitive material.
  • Exceptional awareness of HIPAA regulations to ensure all member PHI is protected while handling high correspondence volume.
  • Fax/Scan priority claim call tracking’s to COB/TPL Reps working remotely.
  • Monitor/order letterhead, envelopes, certified cards for COB and TPL teams and order supplies as necessary.
  • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining the TPL printer and making arrangement for technical support to ensure consistent correspondence production.
  • Prepare and send closed TPL files along with file lists for scanning.
  • COB Coordinator Duties:
  • Responsible for quarterly CMS query file and Medicare eligibility updates.
  • Responsible for understanding and applying COB claim attributes to ensure accurate reporting of COB savings each month.
  • Responsible for retrieving voice mail messages and following proper department procedures to assist with issues.

COB and TPL Duties:

  • Responsible for understanding and accurately assisting with COB/TPL inquiries from internal departments, members, providers, and other health plans.
  • Responsible for managing the printing, mailing, and processing of any COB/TPL questionnaires to include entering returned questionnaire information, updated addresses and processing call tracking’s related to questionnaires.
  • Anticipates and meets, or exceeds, internal and/or external customer expectations and requirements; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Works closely with COB/TPL team and assist with daily duties as assigned.


  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.


  • Work is normally performed in a typical office work environment.
  • This is a position that is 100% in office and remote working is not available.



  • High School diploma or GED is required.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills a must.
  • EXPERIENCE Required:
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, and Excel.
  • Proficient PC skills including familiarity with Microsoft Access.
  • Preferred/Desired:
  • Knowledge of QNXT Claim Payment System
  • Familiarity with Coordination of Benefits and Third Party Liability



  • The successful candidate will possess strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Customer service skills, excellent communication skills, and be able to multi-task and prioritize. In addition, you must have problem solving skills and be highly organized.
  • Must be able to collaborate with COB/TPL team as well as other teams in the organization such as Finance and Service Operations.
  • Respects the talent and unique contribution of every individual, culture and ethnic group and treats all people in a fair and equitable manner.
  • Exercises self-awareness; monitors impact on others; is receptive to and seeks out feedback; uses self-discipline to adjust to feedback.
  • Accountable for delivering high quality work.
  • Ability to work independently when necessary.
  • Embody company values of Thoughtfully Courageous, Purposefully Simple, Unconditionally Good, Consciously Inclusive and Responsively Agile.


  • COB/TPL Representatives, Team Leads and Manager
  • Finance Representatives
  • Service Operations Management and Representatives

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Somerville, Massachusetts