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

Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.SM

The Medical Claims Investigator 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. 

This position is full - time (40 hours / week), Monday - Friday. Employees are required to work our normal business hours of 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime or weekends.

We offer 3 weeks of training. The hours during training will be 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM EST.  Training will be conducted virtually from your home.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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 payment 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

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you 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 / GED (or higher)
  • 2+ years of experience with claims auditing and researching claims information
  • 1+ years of experience with analyzing data and identify cost saving opportunities
  • Experience in working with medical claims platforms
  • Knowledge of claims processing systems and guidelines / processes
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Excel (create, edit, sort, filter, pivot tables)
  • Experience in healthcare
  • Coder Certification (CPC OR CCS OR equivalent)
  • Ability to work any 8-hour shift between the hours of 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher)
  • 1+ years of project management experience
  • Knowledge of Medicaid / Medicare Reimbursement methodologies
  • Microsoft Access (create, edit, format, manipulate data)

Telecommuting Requirements:

  • 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

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Job country: United States

City: Hartford

Category: Insurance Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

Location: Hartford, CT, United States

Job posted 2022-06-04

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