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 Billing Representative - Overland Park, KS - OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, United States

   
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Posted by: UnitedHealth Group 
Hiring entity type: Insurance 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Accounting
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 781267 / Latpro-3630159 
Date posted: Aug-07-2018
State, Zip: Kansas, Zip not provided

Description

Energize your career with one of Healthcare’s fastest growing companies.

You dream of a great career with a great company – where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it’s a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world’s leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.

This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum – a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 6 leader.

Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.


This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum – a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 6 leader.

Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.

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.

This function is responsible for medical and ancillary product premium billing. Positions in this function interact with customers gathering support data to ensure invoice accuracy and also work through specific billing discrepancies. Provide input to policies, systems, methods, and procedures for the effective management and control of the premium billing function. Educate customers regarding the availability of receiving invoices and remitting payments through online applications. Monitor outstanding balances and take appropriate actions to ensure clients pay as billed. Manage the preparation of invoices and complete reconciliation of billing with accounts receivables. May also include quality assurance and audit of billing activities Billing Representative will be responsible for the preparation and billing of medical and pharmacy claims for home infusion therapy services.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Will create and submit secondary medical claims in a timely manner
  • The representative will follow up aged unpaid claims via phone, correspondence, web to the following payer types- that include but are not limited to: government agencies, third party payers, hospitals, physicians, and patients / guarantors
  • Continue collection activity until account is resolved / Identifies issues / trends and escalates to Manager when assistance is needed
  • Billing representatives must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Provides exceptional Customer service to internal and external customers
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local governments, third party contracts, and company policies
  • Interact with customers gathering support data to ensure invoice accuracy and also work through specific billing discrepancies
  • Provide input to policies, systems, methods, and procedures for the effective management and control of the premium billing function
  • Educate customers regarding the availability of receiving invoices and remitting payments through online applications
  • Monitor outstanding balances and take appropriate actions to ensure clients pay as billed
  • Manage the preparation of invoices and complete reconciliation of billing with accounts receivables
  • May also include quality assurance and audit of billing activities
  • Prior experience creating Medicare invoices for billing as well as collection functions will be advantageous
  • Moderate work experience within own function
  • Some work is completed without established procedures
  • Basic tasks are completed without review by others
  • Supervision / guidance is required for higher level tasks

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • 1+ years of experience in the medical field
  • Experience with Medical billing or claims
  • Experience with Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to learn new and complex computer system applications
  • Experience with Microsoft Outlook (create, edit, send emails and update calendar), Microsoft Word (create and edit), and Microsoft Excel (create, edit, formulas and filtering)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate's Degree (or higher) in Business or Accounting
  • 2+ years of customer service experience analyzing and solving customer problems
  • 1+ years of experience with Medicare billing or claims
  • 1+ years of AR collections / Follow Up experience
  • Bilingual fluency with English and Spanish
  • Billing experience / background
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
  • Frequent speaking, listening using a headset, sitting, use of hands / fingers across keyboard or mouse, handling other objects, long periods working at a computer
  • Service center environment with moderate noise level due to Representatives talking, computers, printers, and floor activity
This position may require additional access approvals inclusive of extended background verifications post hire.

Careers with AxelaCare
. Discover a health services career that encourages your professional growth while delivering steadfast commitment to exceptional patient care. That's what you discover at AxelaCare. We were founded by a close group of medical professionals in Lenexa, KS to provide patient-focused, state of the art home infusion services for acute, hemophilia and Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG) therapies. Today we collaborate with leading doctors to develop breakthrough technologies for patient outcomes assessment; and we recently joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies. It all reinforces our commitment to empowering people in the pursuit and delivery of exceptional patient care, and creating personalized career paths to discovering 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: billing, claims, medical claims, healthcare claims, office, UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare, training class, customer service representative, customer service, CSR, Data Entry, adjustments, phone support

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