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Accounts Receivable Clerk (Northwell) - Work From Home

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Syosset
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

$2,000 Sign On Bonus For External CandidatesOur offices are located at 1111 Marcus Avenue in New Hyde Park, NY and 2 Huntington Quadrangle, Melville, NY. Employees will be required to work some days onsite and some days from home.Opportunities with Northwell Health. Bring your passion for health care to Northwell Health, an Optum partner in New York. We're a team that's committed to providing excellent service to every patient, every time. Employed by Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, you will support Revenue Cycle Management at Northwell Health. Here, we bring together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care must go to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work. SMThis Accounts Receivable Clerk position is full-time (37.5 hours/week) Monday - Friday with varying shift times between the hours of 8:00am - 5:00pm with a total of 7.5 hours per day. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime and weekends. Our offices are located at 1111 Marcus Avenue in New Hyde Park, NY and 2 Huntington Quadrangle, Melville, NY.*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Enters and verifies billing, patient information, and other types of data in the computer system
  • Posts transactions, adjustments, and denial codes into the various 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 files organized and maintains spreadsheets and reporting as needed
  • Requests, compiles, prints and / or disseminates medical records to be sent to appropriate destination
  • Works independently and collaborates with a team on a regular basis
  • Performs follow-up on accounts to obtain expected contractual reimbursement
  • Able to maintain open lines of communication with inter and intra departmental teams while servicing our customer needs
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands, and seeks supervisory assistance as appropriate
  • Perform account review for possible reimbursement or false credit identification
  • Performs all duties related to billing and collecting accounts, including but not limited to:
      • Verifying insurance coverage and other related data with third party; review of payments for professional/technical components and/or global billing; correcting patient demographics and allowances
      • Addresses more complex assignments, as needed
      • Following up on outstanding accounts via telephone
      • Inputting adjustments including contractual and case rate allowances to computer system
      • Identifying payments and review of explanation of benefits under account
      • Processing credit card payment or refunds for patients You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.Required Qualifications:
        • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
        • Ability to work 37.5 hours a week during the hours of operation Monday through Friday
        • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
          Preferred Qualifications:
          • Experience with Microsoft Suite, specifically Excel (ability to create spreadsheets), Outlook, Microsoft Teams, Office 365 applications
          • Experience with hospital systems, including: Soarian, Invision, SSI, MRT, Myability, AEOS, Keane, and Eagle applications
          • Knowledge or experience with billing regulations
          • Knowledge of HMS, OMIG, RAC, and OIG audits
          • Experience with health care, medical billing, or revenue cycle
          • Experience with insurance follow up
          • Experience with data entry and accounts receivable
          • Knowledge of medical terminologyTelecommuting Requirements:
            • Reside within New Hyde Park, NY and Melville, NY
            • Required to have a dedicated work area established that is separated from other living areas and provides information privacy
            • Ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if applicable)
            • Must live in a location that can receive a UnitedHealth Group approved high-speed internet connection or leverage an existing high-speed internet serviceSoft Skills:
              • Must be willing to work hard and be dedicated to Customer Service
              • Strong verbal and written skills
              • Excellent organization, time management, and prioritization skillsUnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.Military & Veterans find your next mission: We know your background and experience is different and we like that. UnitedHealth Group values the skills, experience and dedication that serving in the military demands. In fact, many of the values defined in the service mirror what the UnitedHealth Group culture holds true: Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance. Whether you are looking to transition from active duty to a civilian career, or are an experienced veteran or spouse, we want to help guide your career journey. Learn more at how Teresa, a Senior Quality Analyst, works with military veterans and ensures they receive the best benefits and experience possible.**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.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: #RPO, #RED

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