Energize your career with one of Healthcare’s fastest growing companies.
You dream of a great career with a great company – where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it’s a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world’s leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.
This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum – a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 5 leader.
Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.
The Senior Prepay Coding Investigation Consultant will work with a team on researching issues to determine feasibility of reducing medical costs through prospective solutions of claim system processes and claim business rules.
Perform coding review and make determination on case/payment disposition
Examine, assess, and document business operations and procedures to ensure data integrity, data security and process optimization
Investigate, recover, and resolve all types of claims as well as recovery and resolution for health plans, commercial customers, and government entities
Investigate and pursue recoveries and payables on subrogation claims and file management
Initiate phone calls to members, providers, and other insurance companies to gather coordination of benefits information
Process recovery on claims
Ensure adherence to state and federal compliance policies, reimbursement policies, and contract compliance
Use pertinent data and facts to identify and solve a range of problems within area of expertise
High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
Licensed RN / LPN or Certified Coder
3+ years of experience with claims auditing and researching claims information
1+ years of experience analyzing data and identify cost saving opportunities
Flex schedule available Monday-Friday after training/ramp/meeting quality and CPH metrics
1+ years of experience working with E&I, M&R, and/or C&S medical claims platforms
Undergraduate degree (or higher) in healthcare or related field
Knowledge of Medicaid/Medicare Reimbursement methodologies
Basic proficiency in reporting, storing and analyzing information using Microsoft Access
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
Frequent sitting, use of hands/fingers across keyboard or mouse, handling other objects, long periods working at a computer
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity 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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