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Accounts Receivable Clerk (Medical Billing) - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group

Las Vegas, NV
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745260 Accounts Receivable Clerk Medical Billing Las Vegas NV

Accounts Receivable Clerk (Medical Billing) - Las Vegas, NV (745260)

Position Description

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 3rd 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:

  • 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:

  • 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.



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

Job Details

  • Contest Number745260
  • Job TitleAccounts Receivable Clerk (Medical Billing) - Las Vegas, NV
  • Job FamilyFinance
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Las Vegas, NV
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

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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