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UnitedHealth Group

Patient Accounting Supervisor - Remote in CA, UT, WA, OR, NV

Finance

Accounting

No

Los Angeles, California, United States

If you are located within CA, UT, WA, OR, NV, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* (work from home) as you take on some tough challenges.

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The Patient Accounting Supervisor is an essential position in the Patient Financial Services Billing and Collection process and responsible for daily operations with the PFS team. Responsible to supervise and provide oversight of the billing department, claims submissions, payment posting, accounts receivable, collection, and reimbursement management.

This position is full-time (40 hours/week) Monday to Friday. Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our 8-hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of 08:00am – 05:00pm.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Requires a strong leader with the ability to supervise staff, accounts receivable and overall efficiencies within their team and department.
  • Analyzes trends impacting charges, coding, collection, and accounts receivable.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and direct the teams performance to meet set goals.
  • Review claims and denials to ensure that they are prepared properly and follow-up when necessary.
  • Manage compliance of all federal, state and private insurance carrier requirements
  • Fosters an environment that promotes teamwork and positive communications within the service area and department.
  • Works collaboratively and strategically with the Revenue Cycle team to develop and operationalize processes and procedures, with continuous process improvement activities.
  • Contributes to the ongoing performance management, to include quality assurance and process improvement activities.
  • Responsible for conducting performance appraisals, monitoring productivity and quality, and conducting weekly team meetings

This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of the Organization. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support the Organization’s strategic plan and the goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).

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)
  • 1+ years of Leadership experience in a patient accounting environment within a healthcare setting (preferrable a hospital or medical center)
  • 1+ years of experience in hospital billing, collections, and cash posting
  • Knowledge of hospital insurance billing requirements for all federal, state and local agencies and third-party submissions, as well as collections regulations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products including Microsoft Word (create and edit documents), Microsoft Outlook (manage email and calendar), Microsoft PowerPoint (create and edit slides), and Microsoft Excel (create and edit spreadsheets)

Telecommuting Requirements:

  • Reside within CA, UT, WA, OR, NV
  • 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 service

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of third-party payer regulations and requirements
  • Knowledge of ICD10
  • Experience with hospital and clinic billing and collections

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Nevada residents is $49,800 to $88,200. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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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