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Billing Representative - Schaumburg, IL

UnitedHealth Group

Schaumburg, IL
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746924 Billing Representative Schaumburg IL

Billing Representative - Schaumburg, IL (746924)

Position Description

Position Description:
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 doing your life’s best work.
In an environment where the patient is at the center of everything that we do the individuals in this position typically reconcile medical claims for the purpose of collecting revenue for the organization. They work with patient, client and / or third-party insurance bills, and may work on one or more of these processes on a daily basis.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Focused efforts on decreasing the AR>90, increasing cash, reducing bad debt
  • payments and denials to third party carriers in all media types
  • Interpret Explanation of Benefits for appropriate follow up action
  • Complete refunds / adjustments to customer’s accounts, while providing necessary back-up information in order to maintain accuracy
  • Contact third-party carriers to follow up on denied and un-responded claims
  • Release electronic files and resolve error reports. 
  • Analyze and denials
  • Process and review claims
  • Complete timely carrier recoupment requests
  • Evaluate and respond to all aspects of written billing inquiries from the patient or their representative in order to resolve billing issues
  • Make have contact with insurance carriers, clients, patients and / or other outside sources
  • Regular research involving both the web and billing systems
  • Maintain Compliance and HIPAA standards at all times
  • Meet or exceed daily production standards
  • Meet or exceed daily quality standards
  • Ability to work on various other projects as needed
Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • 1+ years of experience with Accounts Receivable, Billing, Customer Service, Insurance, or Healthcare
  • Experience using a phone and a computer as primary work instruments
  • Ability to sort and filter data in Microsoft Excel
  • Data entry experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate's Degree or higher
Soft Skills:
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good organizational skills

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 life’s best work.

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.
Keywords: Billing Representative, UnitedHealth Group, Schaumburg, A/R, Customer Service, Healthcare

Job Details

  • Contest Number746924
  • Job TitleBilling Representative - Schaumburg, IL
  • Job FamilyBilling
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Schaumburg, IL
    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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