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Claims Auditor ($500 Sign-on External) - Irvine, CA

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735303 Senior Claims Auditor Irvine CA

Claims Auditor ($500 Sign-on External) - Irvine, CA (735303)

Position Description

This position is responsible for reviewing all processed claims prior to payment release, and respond to all potential health plan capitation deduction report for Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Enrollees for Medicare and HMO Enrollees.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs routine and moderately complex audits on paper and electronic claims for payment integrity in alignment with regulatory standards and timelines, business policy, contract, appropriate coding, and system configuration  with ability to extract and audit exception audit reports

  • Researches claim processing problems and errors to determine their origin and appropriate resolution. Prepare reports and summarizes observations for management summarizing observations and recommendations

  • Participates in communication with Business Operations management regarding trends in order to improve claims processing accuracy and documented business rules for incorporation into training programs, policies and procedures 

  • Identifies and escalates issues related to instructional material that is inaccurate, unclear or contains gaps. Provides recommendations for correction of this material. Confers with management to assess training needs in response to changes in policies, procedures, regulations, and technologies

  • Performs special project audits and reviews as requested by other departments / regions

  • Maintains a minimum audit accuracy rate

  • Complete other related duties as assigned

  • Regular and consistent attendance

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2+ years of Medical Claims experience

  • Experience working with Medicare / Medicaid / HMO

  • Knowledge of healthcare regulations and guidelines including CMS and MHC as pertains to AB1455.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree 9AA) or 2 - 3 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Knowledge of Correct Coding Initiative, HCFA-1500 and UB-92 claim forms and CPT Coding.

  • Intermediate skill levels in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook  preferred

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to concepts of basic algebra.

  • Ability to common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram form. 

  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Detail oriented


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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.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


Job Keywords: Claims examiner, Medicare, HMO, disputes, resolution, AB1455, provider, appeals, CCI, Health plans, Correct Coding Initiative, HCFA-1500, UB-92, CPT Coding, Irvine, CA, California

Job Details

  • Contest Number735303
  • Job TitleClaims Auditor ($500 Sign-on External) - Irvine, CA
  • Job FamilyClaims
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Irvine, CA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • 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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