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Billing Representative - Melville, NY

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Melville
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Healthcare isn't just changing. It's growing more complex every day. ICD - 10 Coding replaces ICD - 9. Affordable Care adds new challenges and financial constraints. Where does it all lead? Hospitals and Healthcare organizations continue to adapt, and we are vital part of their evolution. And that's what fueled these exciting new opportunities.Who are we? Optum360. We're a dynamic new partnership formed by Dignity Health and Optum to combine our unique expertise. As part of the growing family of UnitedHealth Group, we'll leverage our compassion, our talent, our resources and experience to bring financial clarity and a full suite of Revenue Management services to Healthcare Providers, nationwide.If you're looking for a better place to use your passion, your ideas and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.SMThis position is full-time (37.5 hours/week) Monday - Friday. Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our 8-hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of 8am - 4pm. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime.This is an onsite position; you will be required to go into the office each day. The office is located at 35 Pinelawn Rd., Melville, NY 11747.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interact with customer/payor to ensure accurate claims and work through specific discrepancies
  • Provide input to policies, systems, methods, and procedures for effective management
  • Manage assigned portfolio for the purpose of securing payor authorization
  • Highly motivated individuals, who are team players that will bring positive attributes to the unit
  • Responsible for securing authorization determination for urgent and emergent admissions in an acute hospital settingYou'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)
    • 1+ years of customer service, billing and/or experience analyzing and solving customer problems
    • Proficient with Microsoft Word (create and edit correspondence), Microsoft Excel (ability to create, edit, and sort spreadsheets, basic analytical formulas (VLOOKUP, if), Microsoft Outlook (email and calendar management), and the ability to learn new software programs.
    • Available to work 37.5 hours a week Monday - Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm with the flexibility to adjust daily schedule, and work over-time and / or weekends, as needed
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Associate's Degree (or higher) in Business or Accounting
      • 1+ years of healthcare financial experience
      • Previous experience in a medical settingPhysical Requirements and Work Environment:
        • Frequent speaking, listening using a headset, sitting, use of hands / fingers across keyboard or mouse, handling other objects, long periods working at a computer
        • Service center environment with moderate noise level due to Representatives talking, computers, printers, and floor activityUnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.Military & Veterans find your next mission: We know your background and experience is different and we like that. UnitedHealth Group values the skills, experience and dedication that serving in the military demands. In fact, many of the values defined in the service mirror what the UnitedHealth Group culture holds true: Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance. Whether you are looking to transition from active duty to a civilian career, or are an experienced veteran or spouse, we want to help guide your career journey. Learn more at https://uhg.hr/transitioning-militaryLearn how Teresa, a Senior Quality Analyst, works with military veterans and ensures they receive the best benefits and experience possible. https://uhg.hr/vetCareers with Optum360 and Northwell. At Optum360, we're on the forefront of health care innovation. With health care costs and compliance pressures increasing every day, our employees are committed to making the financial side more efficient, transferable and sustainable for everyone. We're part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of companies, making us part of a global effort to improve lives through better health care. In other words, it's a great time to be part of the Optum360 team. Take a closer look now and discover why a career here could be the start to doing your life's best work.SMDiversity 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.Keywords: Northwell, UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare, Optum, health care, office, phone support, customer service, billing, training class, now hiring, jobs, careers, hiring immediately, #RPO

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