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Medicare Collections Representative - Sacramento, CA

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Sacramento, CA
Date:
09/05/2017
2017-09-052017-10-04
Job Code:
1785350
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Medicare Collections Representative - Sacramento, CA(Job Number:729955)
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Position Description:


Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.


If you are looking for a way to help others, while you put your customer service skills to good use, this may be the career for you. As a Medical Collection Representative at Optum360, a fast - paced, high growth company within UnitedHealth Group, you will be contacting and consulting with patients and / or their families who have outstanding medical bills. You'll consult directly with our customers to identify reasons for late payments and set up payment plans that are mutually agreeable. Your ability to communicate, persuade and convey payment urgency is critical to the overall success of our company. Your work will not only impact the bottom line, but it will also make a difference in the lives of our customers, greatly reducing their financial burden. At the end of the day, you'll know you are doing your life's best work(sm).

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:

    • Contacts customers through a variety of methods (email, form letters and phone calls) to discuss, negotiate payment and resolve outstanding medical bill accounts and balances
    • Obtains agreement, after discussion with customer, on potential balance payoff and / or payment terms within stated level of authority and guideline limits
    • Performs research and documents on various computer systems customer information regarding current status, payment expectations, notes of conversations and other relevant information
    • Prepares and submits reports to internal management on status of outstanding medical bills and proposed / planned payment settlement details
    • May in some instances transfer settlement of account and related information to external collection agencies and remains in contact with them regarding further payment activity


    Job Collections
    Primary Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Other Location 
    Organization O360 Dignity Health Back Ops
    Schedule Full-time
    Number of Openings 3
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