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Collections Coordinator - Schaumburg, IL

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Schaumburg, IL
Date:
03/28/2017
Job Code:
1725760
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Collections Coordinator - Schaumburg, IL(Job Number:704520)
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Position Description:

Healthcare isn’t just changing. It’s growing more complex every day. ICD-10 Coding replaces ICD-9. Affordable Care adds new challenges and financial constraints. Where does it all lead? Hospitals and Healthcare organizations continue to adapt, and we are vital part of their evolution. And that’s what fueled these exciting new opportunities. 

 

Who are we? Optum360. We’re a dynamic new partnership formed by Dignity Health and Optum to combine our unique expertise. As part of the growing family of UnitedHealth Group, we’ll leverage our compassion, our talent, our resources and experience to bring financial clarity and a full suite of Revenue Management services to Healthcare Providers, nationwide. 

If you’re looking for a better place to use your passion, your ideas and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It’s an opportunity to do your life’s best work.

The Collections Coordinator is responsible for account reconciliation, account management and research Handling of unresolved inquiries/issues, and responsible for developing, implementing, maintaining and managing organization policies on collection practices. May work with outside legal counsel and/or outside agencies in more complex collection cases.

This function is responsible for insurance premium collections. Positions in this function contact customers to determine reason for payment delinquency. Negotiate and advise on collection of overdue bills and take appropriate action to recover overdue payments. Handles unresolved inquiries/issues. Responsible for developing, implementing, maintaining and managing organization policies on collection practices. May work with outside legal counsel and/or outside agencies in more complex collection cases.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Contact clients, patients or insurance carriers with past due accounts for payer      information
  • Use of internet for research on clients and insurance carriers
  • Prepare various reports and payment plans
  • Recommend accounts to be placed with agency
  • Maintain resolution and call records and other documentation
  • Other duties, tasks and projects as assigned/as needed

Job Collections
Primary Location US-IL-Schaumburg
Other Location 
Organization O360 Quest
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 2
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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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