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Senior Accounts Receivable Clerk - Westbury, NY

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
WESTBURY, NY
Date:
02/16/2018
2018-02-162018-03-17
Job Code:
744647
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744647 Senior Accounts Receivable Clerk Westbury NY

Senior Accounts Receivable Clerk - Westbury, NY (744647)

Position Description

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.

Positions in this function perform follow-up of underpaid accounts receivable, including both inpatient and outpatient accounts for multiple facilities. The candidate is expected to manage a portfolio of accounts for multiple payers and maintain knowledge of hospital contracts.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Enters and verifies billing, patient information and other types of data in the computer system
  • Posts transactions/adjustments into the Patient Accounting Systems
  • Assists in the preparation of 3rd party bills for recovery of reimbursement
  • Performs word processing and various other clerical duties for department as assigned
  • Enters and retrieves financial, administrative and patient information
  • Keeps billing files organized, maintains copies of payment recovery vouchers and spreadsheets for reporting
  • Compiling, printing and/or disseminating medical records to be sent to appropriate destination
  • Performs other tasks as assigned
  • Works on simple tasks using established procedures
  • Works independently and with a team on a regular basis
  • Performs follow-up on underpaid accounts to obtain expected contractual reimbursement
Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED or higher
  • Experience with Customer Service in a professional environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and / or PowerPoint) Word - create and edit documents / Excel - input data / PowerPoint - create and edit decks
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in Hospital Accounts Receivable / Follow-up
  • Knowledge of Hospital Billing Systems (e.g. Invision / Eagle / Keane)
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: Senior Accounts Receivable Clerk, Westbury, UnitedHealth Group, Customer Service, Data Entry, Healthcare, Optum
 

Job Details

  • Contest Number744647
  • Job TitleSenior Accounts Receivable Clerk - Westbury, NY
  • Job FamilyFinance
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • WESTBURY, NY
    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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