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Billing Representative - Norristown, PA

UHG - Norristown, Pennsylvania

Posted: 09/30/2018

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

In an environment where the client is at the center of everything that we do, individuals in this position typically work in a call center environment to respond to clients or their representative. Research is needed for all billing issues in order to respond and resolve disputes timely and while providing client satisfaction. Billing is an ever changing environment that requires quick thinking, proactive actions. Each day welcomes new challenges that need to be approached with an open mind and drive to meet our customers’ needs.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with customers (e.g., provide a good first impression, command attention and respect, maintain professional tone, demonstrate confidence, de-escalate/defuse customers as needed)
  • Answer high volume calls from clients, regarding disputes, credit card payments, pricing and other general concerns on a daily basis
  • Out bound calls will be made to clients, Sales, Quest labs, and other internal customers with information on billing issues and resolution
  • Phone and mailbox duties will be processed concurrently to ensure all billing inquiries are researched and resolved. This includes verbal and written correspondence, noting outcomes in billing system and communicating escalated issues to the Supervisor and/or Sales Manager
  • Unbilled claims must be researched for missing billing criteria to ensure accurate client statements
  • Active communication amongst the team must take place ensure consistent coverage of phones, internal and external mailboxes, which includes adhering to a set lunch schedule
  • Process correspondence via mail, fax or paper requests, handling billing disputes and researching payments
  • Work directly with the Collection Coordinators to process adjustments, manual sales and refunds for accurate invoicing and assisting with the collection of small balances
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships/interactions with customers, both internal and external
  • All aspects of research need to take place for accurate resolution which includes but not limited to, pulling lab requisitions, requesting check pulls from the Cash team, reviewing account activity and notes in billing system, accessing the Quest online invoicing system (eInvoice), reviewing prior emails in internal and external mailboxes, direct contact with clients, Quest labs, Accounts Payable, Sales reps, Account Managers, local Quest standard business units and Quest non-standard business units
  • Billing Reps will work directly with the ES Business Unit to educate them on billing practices and protocols for accurate communication to clients
  • Thorough navigation of both Quest Billing System and the web Production and Quality based position
  • Timely and accurate follow up to all impacted parties (internal and/or external) that provides an explanation of resolution and requested information is mandatory
  • Maintain and follow SOP’s
  • Maintain ongoing communications with customers during the resolution process to communicate status updates and other required information
  • Maintain focus on customer interactions without being distracted by other factors
  • Follow Compliance and HIPAA regulations at all times
  • Ability to meet production (and track daily) and quality standards
  • Additional projects and processes will be assigned as necessary to meet business needs

  • High School Diploma
  • 1+ years of Call Center Customer Service experience
  • 1+ years healthcare billing experience
  • PC skills, with specific proficiency in Word (Creating and editing documents), Excel (creating and editing spreadsheets, working with formulas)
Soft Skills:
  • Internet navigation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task, including the ability to type while talking on the phone
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work overtime as needed, based on department needs
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to meet production and quality standards
  • Ability to handle other projects as assigned. 
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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