UnitedHealth Group Accounts Receivable Clerk - Las Vegas, NV in Las Vegas, Nevada

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and edit medical claims for submission, both hardcopy and electronically, to various 3 rd party payors and clearinghouses

  • Batch and deposit preparation of daily payments received

  • Post payments and contractual adjustment to the patient accounts in the practice management system

  • Review and process the daily correspondence to correct or update inquiries from insurance carriers

  • Follow-up and collect outstanding aged trial balance reports, including but not limited to oral and written communications

  • Assist in other job functions within the assigned team

  • Resolve most questions and problems, and refers only the most complex issues to higher levels

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • 2 years of billing experience in a medical clinic

  • Experience with and understanding of CPT, ICD-9 & ICD-10 coding

  • Basic computer skills (i.e., MS office proficiency)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medicare and/or Medicaid billing experience

  • Type at least 45 wpm and 10 key proficient preferred

  • Good oral and written communication skills

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity 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.

Job Keywords: Accounts Receivable, A/R, Medical Billing, Billing clerk, medical claims, Medicaid, Medicare, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada