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

Posted in Finance 24 days ago.

Type: Full-time





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

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)
  • Data entry experience
  • 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:
  • Knowledge or experience with billing regulations
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel (ability to create spreadsheets)
  • Experience with Siemens Medical Solutions, InVision, Keane and / or Eagle applications
  • Experience with health care, medical billing or revenue cycle
  • Insurance follow up experience
Soft Skills:
  • Candidate must be willing to work hard and be dedicated to Customer Service


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.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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