UnitedHealth Group AR Clerk (Medical Billing) - 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)

This position may prepare and edit medical claims for submission, both hardcopy and electronically, to various 3rd party payors and clearinghouses. May also be responsible for review of patient accounts, researching medical records, ensuring the coding is correct and educating the patient on their insurance benefits. Also responsible for processing all incoming patient payments and any refunds due to the patient.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interact with patients 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 billing process

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

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

  • May also include quality assurance and audit of billing activities

  • Preparing refund request where applicable

  • Keeping patient accounts up to date

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

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience in Patient Accounts and Insurance Benefits

  • Working knowledge of CPT,& ICD-10 coding

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medical Accounts Receivable

  • Medical Billing

  • High school education or equivalent experience

  • 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.

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