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Senior Accounts Receivable Clerk - Medicaid Health Home

UnitedHealth Group – Westbury, NY

Combine two of the fastest - growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that s improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn t about another gadget, it s about making Healthcare data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There s no room for error. Join us and start doing your lifes best work.SM
This Senior Accounts Receivable Clerk - Medicaid Health Home is full - time (37.5 hours / week) Monday - Friday. Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our 8 hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of (8:00 am - 5:30 pm). It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime. Our office is located at 972 Brush Hollow RD, Westbury, NY 11590.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Enter and verify billing, patient information and other types of data in the computer system
  • Post transactions / adjustments into the Patient Accounting Systems
  • Assist in the preparation of 3rd party bills for recovery of reimbursement
  • Perform word processing and various other clerical duties for department as assigned
  • Enter and retrieves financial, administrative and patient information
  • Keep billing files organized, maintains copies of payment recovery vouchers and spreadsheets for reporting
  • Compile, print and / or disseminate medical records to be sent to appropriate destination
  • Work on simple tasks using established procedures
  • Work independently and with a team on a regular basis
  • Perform follow - up on underpaid accounts to obtain expected contractual reimbursement

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • Experience in billing
  • Experience in administrative / clerical role in an office environment
  • Customer service experience, both in person as well as telephonic
  • Experience using a Windows PC and the ability to learn new and complex software systems easily
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel (ability to create / edit spreadsheets, pivot tables, vLookups)
  • Ability to work 37.5 hours a week during the hours of operation Monday through Friday starting between 8:00 am and 9:30 am until 4:00 pm or 5:30 pm, with the flexibility to work overtime as needed
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and / or experience with medical coding - ICD - 10, CPT, HCPCS
  • Knowledge and / or experience in accounts receivable
  • Experience with InVision or SSI applications
  • Insurance follow up experience
  • Experience with Government insurances, including but not limited to Medicaid and Medicare
Soft Skills:
  • Willing to work hard and be dedicated to customer service
  • Have excellent communication abilities, both written and verbal
  • Ability to thinking critically and analyze information easily
  • Detailed and organized, ability to run or review reports daily / weekly / monthly
  • Proven ability to work in a metric driven environment
  • Ability to work in an ad - hoc environment and be adaptable to ever changing Government Regulations
  • Ability to multi - task and have flexibility to change tasks as needed by the business
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 lifes best work.SM
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.
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