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Healthcare Claims Auditor - La Palma, CA

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748993 Healthcare Claims Auditor La Palma CA

Healthcare Claims Auditor - La Palma, CA (748993)

Position Description

This position is responsible for reviewing all processed claims prior to payment release, and respond to Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Enrollees for Medicare and HMO Enrollees. Responsible for daily auditing of managed care claim payments.  Will be responsible to monitor claims compliance with Medicare by auditing reports.  This person is the liaison with internal and external clients to resolve provider/member claim issues.  Responsible to train claims examiners and is a resource relating to claims guidelines.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • To perform daily audits of claims payment as established in the Claims Department Policies and Procedures

  • To log all totals related to claims payment errors and examiner productivity for reporting purposes as established in the Claims Policies and Procedures

  • Trains claims examiners regarding the system and claim procedures

  • Audit pre check runs based on check run schedules

  • Run and resolve various claims reports prior to check run

  • Resolve claims based on CCI edit report to comply with CMS guidelines

  • Serves as a resource to Management, Customer service, UM and other departments on claim issues

  • To contribute to a fair and positive work environment by treating peers, superiors, subordinates, clients and vendor with professionalism and respect

  • To perform other duties as directed

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2+ years as a "Medical Claims Auditor"

  • Experience working with Medicare / Medicaid / Managed Care claims

  • Knowledge of healthcare regulations and guidelines including;

    • CMS

    • DMHC

    • DHS guidelines

  • Proficiency with Excel


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree (AA) 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

  • Initiative - ability to thoughtfully and independently resolve problems

  • Organizational Skills - Ability to prioritize individual and departmental workloads

  • Follow through

  • Reporting Skills

  • Technical and computer expertise

  • Communication - Ability to identify and effectively communicate unresolved problems to Management in a timely manner

  • Teamwork / Workplace Civility - Ability to work well with others and contribute to the overall positive work environment of both the Department and the Company

  • Demonstrates high reliability through consistent punctuality and attendance


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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 audit, auditor, managed care, CMS, DMHC, DHS, Excel, La Palma, CA, California

Job Details

  • Contest Number748993
  • Job TitleHealthcare Claims Auditor - La Palma, CA
  • Job FamilyClaims
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

    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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