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Billing Specialist - Metairie, LA - 927870

Metairie, LA 70005
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Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doingyour life's best work.SM

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Lets talk about diplomacy.Lets talk about accuracy. Lets talk about howUnitedHealth Groupbecame aFortune 10 companyleader in health care. We did it by working to become an undisputed leader in creating quality service and helping to improve the lives of millions. Now, heres where you come in. You can build on your problem solving skills by taking on responsibility for reviewing, researching, investigating and triaging claims that were denied to determine their correct status. Youll drive the action and communicate with appropriate parties regarding appeals and grievance issues. In turn, well provide you with the great training, support and opportunities youd expect from aFortune 10 company.

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This position is full-time (40 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 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime.Our office is located at 3625 Houma Blvd, Metairie, LA.This role is an onsite (in office) role, but employees will be able to work from home in the future.

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We offer 6 - 8 weeks of paid training. The hours during training will be 8:00am to 5 pm CST, Monday - Friday. Training will be conducted on site from day one.

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To perform all duties related to collecting, posting, and managing account payments.TheBilling Specialistis responsible for all aspects of submitting claims to the insurance companies and following up to ensure proper payment has been received. TheBilling Specialistis also responsible for patient account inquiry and collections.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Prepares and electronically submits clean claims to clearing house
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  • Follows up on submitted claims, monitors unpaid claims, and resubmits claims when necessary
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  • Works claims rejected in the scrub processes
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  • Processes and works denials from insurance payers
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  • Posts and processes payments from insurance companies and prepares daily deposits
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  • Posts capitation payments
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  • Reviews, prepares, and submits patient statements
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  • Researches and responds to questions or concerns from patients regarding their statements
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  • Resolves delinquent accounts with responsible parties; prepares payment plans and monitors adherence to agreed - upon plans; recommends to the Revenue Cycle Manager any accounts that should be assigned to outside collection agencies when necessary
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  • Monitors and prepares patient or insurance refunds when necessary
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  • Understands payer rules and adheres to requirements for each insurance payer
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  • Continuously evaluates processes and appropriately suggests ways to implement new procedures or improve the quality and quantity of work processed
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  • Performs the monthly closing and balancing no later than the 10th of each month
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  • Maintains strictest confidentiality; adheres to all HIPAA guidelines / regulations
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  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned
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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
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  • 6+ months Billing or collections experience in the medical industry
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  • Data entry experience
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  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Microsoft Word (create and edit documents), Microsoft Excel (create, edit, and sort spreadsheets), and Microsoft Outlook (email and calendar management)
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • 3+ years of experience in primary care practice billing and / or collections
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  • Knowledge of medical terminology
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Soft Skills:

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  • Excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail
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  • Makes necessary adjustments in task priority as needed to handle unusual volumes or issues that may arise
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  • Strong computer skills with an ability to quickly adapt to new software platforms
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  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
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  • Excellent writing skills
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  • Ability to multi - task in a busy environment
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  • Ability to speak clearly, read, and understand oral and written directions
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UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us. You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities at: https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/newsroom/addressing-covid.html

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Taking care of business at UnitedHealth Group translates to more meaning and impact as you help improve the lives of millions. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing your life's best work.SM
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"Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement.The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time to do your life's best work.SM

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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.

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

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Keywords: Healthcare, Managed Care, Billing Representative, Billing, Collections, Claims, Customer Service, Metairie, Medical Billing, hiring immediately, #rpo

Posted: 2021-06-02 Expires: 2021-07-02

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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