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AR Clerk - Patient Accounts - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group

Las Vegas, NV
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754567 AR Clerk Patient Accounts Las Vegas NV

AR Clerk - Patient Accounts - Las Vegas, NV (754567)

Position Description

The Patient Account team reviews patient accounts, researching medical records, ensuring the coding is correct and educating the patient on their insurance benefits.  They are also responsible for processing all incoming patient payments and any refunds due to the patient.


The Accounts Receivable position is needed to provide the best customer service experience and to get current on the outstanding credits in the Business Office. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for posting credit card payments for patients

  • Responsible for researching invoices for outstanding refunds needed to be processed

  • Responsible for reviewing, researching and processing outstanding credits by the credit to the correct invoice

  • Preparing refund request where applicable

  • Keeping patient accounts up to date

  • Adhere to OPTUM compliance guidelines going forward. This position will help us meet our goals on a continuous basis

  • Follow-up monthly on established payment plans for our members

  • Call patients on their outstanding balances for information needed by insurance or to set-up financial arrangements

  • Other responsibilities include assisting walk-in patients, processing bankruptcies, processing the deceased patient file, reporting all payments made on balances sent to an outside collection agency, processing the report from the collection agency on all payments made to the agency on outstanding self-pay accounts

Required Qualifications:

  • High school education or equivalent experience

  • Knowledge of CPT and ICD-10 coding

  • 2 Years of experience in:

    • Accounts Receivable

    • Medical Billing

    • Patient Accounts

    • Insurance Benefits

    • Customer Service experience

  • Requires little assistance with standard and non-standard requests



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, Patient Accounts, medical records, insurance benefits, patient payments, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

Job Details

  • Contest Number754567
  • Job TitleAR Clerk - Patient Accounts - 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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