Senior Account Receivable Clerk - Westbury, NY at UnitedHealth Group in Westbury, New York

Posted in Finance 24 days ago.

Type: Full-time





Job 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.SM

This Senior Account Receivable Clerk i s 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:

  • 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
  • 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

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)
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel (ability to create spreadsheets, input data entry), Microsoft Word (creating and editing documents) and Microsoft Outlook (send / receive emails)
  • 1+ year of administrative and / or clerical experience in an office environment
  • 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
Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of Accounts Receivable, Billing or Revenue Cycle experience
  • Experience with health care
  • Insurance follow up experience
Soft Skills:

  • Candidate must be willing to work hard and be dedicated to Customer Service
  • Critical and analytical thinking, problem solving abilities
  • Must be able to multi - task easily
  • Work independently as well as with a team
  • Must flexibility to adjust to changing priorities as needed, as well as completing repetitive tasks
  • Energetic and enthusiastic about the work being completed
  • Must be willing to work in an ever changing work environment (healthcare)
Careers with Optum360 . At Optum360, we're on the forefront of health care innovation. With health care costs and compliance pressures increasing every day, our employees are committed to making the financial side more efficient, transferable and sustainable for everyone. We're part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of companies, making us part of a global effort to improve lives through better health care. In other words, it's a great time to be part of the Optum360 team. Take a closer look now and discover why a career here could be the start to doing your life's 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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