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UnitedHealth Group Collections Representative (Job Fair) - Phoenix, AZ and Sacramento, CA in Phoenix, Arizona

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Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 11:00am to 6:00pm

PCOE Office

4129 E. Van Buren Street

Phoenix, AZ 85008

Register here for the event at: https://uhg.hr/PhxJobFair3-5

We strongly encourage you to apply in advance of the event ifyou are interested in this opening. Attendance at the event isn't required tobe a candidate for potential employment.

Combine two of the fastest - growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making Healthcare data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.SM

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all claims are billed and received by the payersfor proper adjudication. This includes timely processing of allocatedvolume of accounts, based on established production guidelines and timeparameters provided for workflow

  • Responsible for outbound calls and / or statusinquiries via payers website validating receipt of medical claims andadjudication status within established timeframes

  • Display competent ability to access, navigate, andmanage account information through phone calls and payer websites

  • Work any edits and denials in allocated workflow toachieve proper adjudication to payment. This includes, but is not limitedto: verify insurance is correct, update insurance demographics, rebillclaims not received, document the status of work performed, follow - up onoutstanding adjudication items according to departmental guidelines, andis also responsible for billing secondary / tertiary claims along withproviding supporting documentation to payers for additional payment

  • Perform scheduled follow up on accounts to includecalls to payers and / or patients, as well as accessing payer websites,and resolving complex accounts with minimal or no assistance necessary

  • Effectively resolve complex or aged inventory,including payment research and payment recoups with minimal or noassistance necessary

  • Document all work and calls performed, in accordance topolicy. This includes complete contact information, good grammar, andexpected outcomes

  • Obtain primary and / or secondary EOB and claims tobill next responsible payer, along with utilizing various internalresources to obtain medical records to respond to requests from payersupon request

  • Accurately and thoroughly documents the pertinentcollection activity performed

  • Maintain assigned worklists and resolve high priorityand aged inventory

  • Identify and communicate issues to leadership,including payer, system or escalated account issues for timely resolution

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)

  • Microsoft Word (creating and editing documents) and Microsoft Excel (create spreadsheets, pivot tables and formulas, data entry, reviewing reports, sort / filter and open / edit / saving documents)

  • 1+ years of Back end Hospital Billing and Collections Experience

  • Understanding of Hospital medical terminology, diagnosis codes, denial codes, ICD10 Codes and calculating fee schedules

  • Ability to read and understand EOB's (Explanation of Benefits) and Remittance Advice (RA)

  • Understanding of UB's and 1500 Claims

  • Must be available to work a set 8 hour shift between the hours of 6:30am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Overtime may be required. Overtime can be before, after, or on a different day than the regularly scheduled shift

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with Hospital Billing or Hospital Collections

  • Experience in interpreting Payer Contracts and determining accurate payments on patient accounts

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and multi - task in high volume workload situations

  • Ability to “think outside the box” to recommend innovative solutions

  • Highly motivated and able to work independently, comfortable with ambiguity

  • Ability to remain focused and productive each day though tasks may be repetitive

  • Ability to learn new products, services, procedures and support systems

  • Ability to have a solid understanding of hospital claims and processes in order to review and analyze claims and account receivable functions

  • Able to identify trends when working claims and communicate this to their Supervisor timely for quick resolution

  • Experience to know the appropriate questions to ask and be assertive when calling insurance agencies to get the necessary information to move forward in resolving the claim

  • Must have the ability to effectively appeal a denial for proper reimbursement

Careers with OptumInsight. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the Healthcare industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life’s best work.SM

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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