UnitedHealth Group Charge Entry Biller - Farmington, CT in Farmington, Connecticut

All of us have a short list of the things that make a job great. If your list includes being able to make a difference, count us in as your next place to work. UnitedHealth Group is a Fortune 6 leader in health care at a time when health care is evolving for everyone. Our billing teams are part of an important chain of events that impact the lives of our members in positive ways. Join this group and we'll have an impact on you. Apply now and discover the exceptional training, support and opportunities to grow that you'd expect from a Fortune 6 leader.

What makes this a special challenge? For one, we want to create a quality experience for every person we serve. So the bar is high for accuracy, communications style and effectiveness. Also, you'll need to be researching and resolving problems before, during and after calls within a high volume, demanding environment.

This function is responsible for medical and ancillary product premium billing. Positions in this function interact with customers gathering support data to ensure invoice accuracy and also work through specific billing discrepancies. Provide input to policies, systems, methods, and procedures for the effective management and control of the premium billing function. Educate customers regarding the availability of receiving invoices and remitting payments through online applications. Monitor outstanding balances and take appropriate actions to ensure clients pay as billed. Manage the preparation of invoices and complete reconciliation of billing with accounts receivables. May also include quality assurance and audit of billing activities. Note: Positions mainly responsible for more general A/R activities which do not include medical and ancillary premium billing activities can be found in the Accounts Receivable function in the Finance job family. *Employees in jobs labeled with "SCA" must support a government Service Contract Act (SCA) agreement.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interact with customers to gather support data to ensure invoice accuracy and also work through specific billing discrepancies

  • Provide input to policies, systems, methods and procedures for the effective management and control of the premium billing function

  • Educate customers regarding the availability of receiving invoices and remitting payments through online applications

  • Monitor outstanding balances and take appropriate actions to ensure clients pay as billed

  • Manage the preparation of invoices and complete reconciliation of billing with accounts receivables

  • Moderate work experience within own function

  • Some work is completed without established procedures

  • Basic tasks are completed without review by others

  • Supervision / guidance is required for higher level tasks

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)

  • Ability to type 45+ WPM

  • Thorough knowledge of CPT/ICD codes and modifiers, EOBs, COBs, payer fee schedules as well as a strong understanding of the entire medical billing process

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience in the medical billing field is highly desired

Soft Skills:

  • Must be detail oriented

  • Have the ability to problem solve and multi-task in a fast paced billing office

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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