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Job Category:

Accounting/Finance

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

95670

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Cash Applications Representative - Rancho Cordova, CA

UHG - RANCHO CORDOVA, California

Posted: 09/24/2018

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 procedures
  • Operation of online computerized patient accounting systems and or electronic billing systems
  • Accounting practices and procedures common to accounts receivable
  • General clerical office practices and procedures
  • This 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 role
  • Demonstrated ability in using a computer and Windows PC applications, which includes strong keyboard and navigation skills and learning new computer programs
  • Ability to successfully complete the UnitedHealth Group new hire training with demonstrated proficiency
  • Ability to work an 8-hour shift between the hours of 7:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday (if the month ends on a weekend then you will have to work on that Saturday)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of healthcare billing and / or collections experience
  • 1+ years of electronic cash posting and reconciliation experience in a manager care (hospital, physician office, clinic, insurance company, etc.) setting
  • 1+ years of experience and / or knowledge of accounting functions
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel (sort / filter) in a professional setting
  • Experience using Microsoft Outlook (email and calendar management) in a professional setting
  • MedSeries 4 (MS4) systems experience
  • Medicare experience
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
  • Extended periods of sitting at a computer and use of hands and fingers across keyboard or mouse
  • Office environment
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.

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

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