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Associate Patient Care Coordinator - Laguna Niguel, CA

UnitedHealth Group

Laguna Niguel, CA
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753394 Associate Patient Care Coordinator Laguna Niguel CA

Associate Patient Care Coordinator - Laguna Niguel, CA (753394)

Position Description

At Optum, we share what might be seen as a surprisingly simple goal: making the health system work better for everyone. We look for people who relentlessly push themselves to go farther. For these high performers, a position on a team at Optum, a business of UnitedHealth Group, is a natural fit. We offer more than the talent, resources and can - do culture - we offer a place to improve the lives of others while doing your life’s best work.(sm)


Optum Care Medical Group serve the communities within Orange and southern Los Angeles counties. The combined medical group is composed of 15 practices with more than 90 physicians and mid-level providers. From pediatric and adolescent medicine, to adult and senior care, Optum Care Medical Group strive to provide a higher level of service through our unique, patient - driven model. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct a detailed eligibility verification of insurance benefits
  • Determine coverage, service level co-pays, deductibles and outstanding balances
  • Accurately document and maintain insurance and patient demographic information in Practice Management system
  • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven experience with developing positive relationships with physicians, senior staff, co-workers and patients

Required Qualifications:

  • High school education or GED
  • 1+ years of experience working in a medical office setting
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills: Outlook
  • Knowledge of insurance plans, HMO / PPO and how to navigate  through health plan websites

Preferred Qualifications:

  • EMR experience
  • Bilingual Spanish

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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: Patient care coordinator, front office, medical terminology, insurance verification, Laguna Niguel, CA

Job Details

  • Contest Number753394
  • Job TitleAssociate Patient Care Coordinator - Laguna Niguel, CA
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Laguna Niguel, CA
    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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