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Physician Medical Billing Representative - Remote - 930567

Dallas, TX 75201 Work Remotely
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    930567
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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 doingyour lifes best work.SM

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This position is full-time (40 hours/week) Monday - Friday. Employees are required to have flexibility to workan 8 hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of (7:00am - 5:00pm). It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime.

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What makes this a special challenge? For one, we want to create a quality experience for every person we serve. So the bar is high for accuracy, communications style and effectiveness. Also, youll need to be researching and resolving problems before, during and after calls within a high volume, demanding environment.

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Youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Training will be conducted virtually from your home.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Gathering information needed to complete billing process from operational areas, including physicians
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  • Answers billing correspondence answer telephone calls and follow up on requests for information
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  • Assist with coding and error resolution
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  • Learn medical specialties specifically assigned
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  • Review claim payments for accuracy and compliance and posts payments appropriately
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  • Resolve claims problems with insurance carriers and patients on the phone or face to face
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  • Utilize available tools to keep accounts receivable current
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  • Maintain updated provider information for billing purposes
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  • Work to follow-up on accounts until zero balance or turned over for collection
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  • Provide feedback to providers and operational staff regarding denials, payments, coding, etc.
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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) OR equivalent years of working experience
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  • 2+ years of experience with medical billing, AR Follow Up, Denials Resolution, Revenue Cycle practices/procedures
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  • Proficiency with Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to navigate multiple programs and learn new and complex computer system applications
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  • Ability to work a 40 hour schedule within the operating hours of the site (7:00am - 5:00pm)
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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 a related environment (i.e. accounts receivable follow up, revenue cycle management , administrative, clerical, customer service, etc.) using phones and computers as the primary job tools
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  • Working knowledge of more than one medical specialty
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Soft Skills:

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  • Ability to multi-task
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  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot difficult medial claims.
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  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to handle difficult patient situations.
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  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of accounts receivable management
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  • Ability to multi-task and to understand multiple products and multiple levels of benefits within each product
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Telecommuting Requirements:

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  • Required to have a dedicated work area established that is separated from other living areas and provides information privacy
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  • Ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if applicable)
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  • Must live in a location that can receive a UnitedHealth Group approved high-speed internet connection or leverage an existing high-speed internet service
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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. At this time, 90% of our non - clinical workforce transitioned to a work at home (remote) status. 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 athttps://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/newsroom/addressing-covid.html

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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 lifes best work.SM

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Colorado Residents Only: The hourly range for Colorado residents is $15.00 to $25.19.Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

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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 Groupis a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Posted: 2021-07-15 Expires: 2021-08-14

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