Cash Applications Representative - Rancho Cordova, CA
January 26, 2018
RANCHO CORDOVA, California
Position 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.Primary Responsibilities:Hospital or patient accounting department functions, operations and proceduresOperation of online computerized patient accounting systems and or electronic billing systemsAccounting practices and procedures common to accounts receivableGeneral clerical office practices and proceduresThis 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.Typical duties include; retrieval of electronic payment data, review and interpretation of electronic and paper EOB's, verification of contractual write off amounts and data entry and balancing of payment data to patient accounts according to payer or program specifications; performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:High School Diploma / GED (or higher) 1+ years of customer service experience or 1+ years of experience in an office setting environment / phone support roleDemonstrated ability in using a computer and Windows PC applications, which includes strong keyboard and navigation skills and learning new computer programsAbility to successfully complete the UnitedHealth Group new hire training with demonstrated proficiencyPreferred Qualifications:1+ years of healthcare billing and / or collections experience1+ years of electronic cash posting and reconciliation experience in a manager care (hospital, physician office, clinic, insurance company, etc.) setting1+ years of experience and / or knowledge of accounting functionsExperience using Microsoft Excel (sort / filter) in a professional settingExperience using Microsoft Outlook (email and calendar management) in a professional settingMedSeries 4 (MS4) systems experiencePhysical Requirements and Work Environment:Extended periods of sitting at a computer and use of hands and fingers across keyboard or mouseOffice environmentCareers 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.Keywords: UnitedHealth Group; UHG, Optum360, Cash Posting, Patient Accounting, Managed Care
Internal Number: 740356
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Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.