United Health Care Remote Jobs | Senior Customer Service Representative – Work From Home

Job Responsibilities: Senior Customer Service Representative – Work From Home

Company: UnitedHealth Group

Location: Remote

Educational requirements: High School

If you are located at 506 East State Parkway Schaumberg, IL OR 10101 Renner Blvd. Lenexa KS. 66219, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* (work from home) as you take on some tough challenges.

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As a Billing Representative, you will work by phone or correspondence to gather missing information to ensure proper billing to clients, patients, or third-party insurances. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with previous customer service experience in a professional office setting who is interested in moving into a new area while learning additional skills. You will leverage your skills and have the ability to:

  • Resolve calls while avoiding escalated complaints.
  • Demonstrate empathy and compassion to customers.
  • Triage and handle escalated situations.
  • Adapt to changes in a fast-paced environment.
  • Develop and maintain client relationships.

If selected for this position, it is required that you complete the UnitedHealth Group new hire training and demonstrate proficiency to continue in the role.

This position is full-time (40 hours/week) Monday – Friday. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime and/or weekends or holidays.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Researches obtain and enter missing information/demographics for completion of accessions.
  • Demonstrates competency in eligibility, billing, and receivable systems and associated applications.
  • Educates external customers on how to provide complete billing information and avoid additional contacts for information.
  • Informs customers of billing problem/issue findings and resolution as appropriate.
  • Makes outbound calls to clients, patients, carriers, and/or any internal or external source as needed to obtain missing or additional information.
  • Answers inbound calls from clients, patients, carriers, and/or any internal or external source as needed to answer account inquires or resolve issues.
  • Response to account inquires through written correspondences.
  • Handles sensitive client and patient interactions.
  • Maintains timely, accurate documentation for all appropriate transactions.
  • Generates and/or distributes reports and documentation to the internal or external client to obtain missing information.
  • Reports problems, errors, and denial trends to management including PHI breaches.
  • Meets the performance goals established for the position in the areas of efficiency, accuracy, quality, patient and client satisfaction, and attendance.

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you a 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 or GED
  • 2+ years of experience in the healthcare/insurance billing industry
  • 1+ years of customer service experience in a call center, phone support role, or medical billing office
  • 1+ years of medical terminology experience
  • Familiarity with computer and Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to learn new and complex computer system applications

Telecommuting Requirements:

  • Must reside within 1.5 hours from an office located at 506 East State Parkway Schaumberg, IL
  • Must reside 1.5 hours from an office located at 10101 Renner Blvd. Lenexa KS. 66219
  • 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:

  • Associates Degree (or higher)
  • 1+ years of medical coding experience

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Consistent attendance with ability to meet work schedule including training
  • Understands multiple billing requirements
  • Ability to resolve calls and escalations
  • Ability to exhibit empathy and be courteous to callers
  • Ability to adapt to changes and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to develop and maintain client relationships

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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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