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Payment Integrity Provider Education Specialist - Telecommute

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 12/7/2018

At UnitedHealth Group, you'll find an organization that will recognize your talents and provide many opportunities for growth and professional development. Here, you will be empowered, supported and encouraged to use your skills to help change the future of health care. Does the challenge intrigue you?


As a key member of the Program and Network Integrity (PNI) Team, you will be part of UnitedHealth Group's mission of helping people live healthier lives. As part of this elite team, you will be empowered to impact the health care system through careful and conscientious documentation and communication of our team’s exciting anti-FWA efforts. Join us! There's never been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm)


Program and Network Integrity (PNI) is responsible for anti-fraud, waste, abuse and error (FWAE) activities in the behavioral health services market. This specialized team consists of a variety of individuals with roles and responsibilities to detect investigate and prevent FWAE from occurring. PNI encompasses Special Investigations Unit (SIU) activities as well as expanded efforts to improve the system and function of the organization.


You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead provider education sessions with providers
  • Analyze and interpret data; communicate information to PNI team and / or providers
  • Engage with internal PNI staff to support efforts as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • AAPC Certification (CPC)
  • 3+ years healthcare auditing / coding experience
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare insurance experience
  • Previous clinical work experience with behavioral health
  • Previous work experience on a fraud, waste, and abuse team
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Excellent verbal communication and facilitation skills
  • Excellent written communication skills

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

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.



Job Keywords: Payment Integrity Provider Education Specialist, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Working from Home, Healthcare Auditing / Coding

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