Account Payable Processor - Irving, TX at United Health Group

Posted in Finance 4 days ago.

Type: Full-time
Location: Irving, Texas

Job Description:

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 life's best work.SM

Positions in this function prepare and maintain records of amounts owed and ensures prompt payment of invoices. Processes and verifies invoice coding of expenses, preparation of vouchers, and issuance of checks for payment. Reviews documents for accuracy and compliance with organization policy and regulatory guidelines including proper authorization, documentation, general ledger coding, correct amounts, proper remittance and sales tax. May include responsibility for vendor and provider payments, as well as employee reimbursements.

This position is responsible for the clerical duties relating to the timely posting and reconciliation of patient account payments from Commercial insurance companies, some Government programs and individual patients.

Verification of contractual write off amounts and data entry and balancing of payment data to patient accounts according to payer or program specifications.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Retrieval of electronic payment data
  • Review and interpretation of electronic and paper EOB's
  • Assist operations team in processing expedited vendor payments
  • Complete reconciliation of billing with accounts receivables
  • Assist in special projects assigned by management, working towards improved efficiencies in the operations process
  • Overtime is possible based on department need
  • Hospital or patient accounting department functions, operations and procedures
  • Operation of online computerized patient accounting systems and or electronic billing systems
  • Accounting practices and procedures common to accounts receivable
  • General clerical office practices and procedures
  • Gather support data to ensure payment accuracy
  • Provide quality assurance and audit of payment posting activities
  • Monitor billing email box and provide customer support in a timely manner

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)

  • Knowledge and experience with CPT codes
  • Payment posting experience within the healthcare industry
  • Experience in administrative or clerical in an office environment
  • Ability to work Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM with the ability to work outside of normal business hours as needed
  • Experience with Explanation of Benefits (EOB)
  • Experience using a Windows PC computer, navigating through multiple systems and on multiple screens at the same time, and ability to learn new and complex computer systems easily

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Epic
  • 1+ years of healthcare billing or collections experience
  • 1+ year of electronic cash posting and reconciliation experience in managed care
  • 1+ year of experience and / or knowledge of accounting functions
  • Experienced in Microsoft Excel and the ability to create / edit spreadsheets, use sort / filter functions, calculations within cells, etc.
  • Experienced in using Microsoft Outlook and the ability to send / receive emails

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.

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