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UnitedHealth Group

Account Receivable Clerk - Tampa, FL (15071647)




Full Time


Tampa, Florida, United States

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

The Account Receivable Clerk is responsible for posting all patient and insurance payments and the processing of the daily corresponding received. Ensure proper posting by performing efficient and accurate data entry of electric/manual payments, denials and adjustments received for medical services into the Practice Management databases in accordance with policies and procedures established by the department.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Post and reconcile payments, adjustments, and denials to patient accounts
  • Confirm accurate transfer of outstanding balances to secondary insurance carriers or patient responsibilities
  • Research and prepare refunds on accounts with credit balances
  • Research unidentified payments and/or recoupments for posting
  • Post “zero-payment” explanation of benefits and transfer balance to appropriate payor
  • Opens and sort daily mail and forward to Lockbox for processing
  • Process daily correspondence files from Lockbox
  • Extract PDF lockbox documents and allocate documents to designated folders
  • Prepare PDF Documents for scanning for upload to Right Fax
  • Process return mail for undeliverable Billing statements and Refund checks
  • Process assigned Billing Packets for posting Clinic payments
  • Prepares and processes Remote Deposit Capture for Finance deposits
  • Assist patients calls with questions regarding insurance and or account balances
  • Answer correspondence and or telephone inquiries from insurance companies
  • Represents the Company in a professional manner by following all Company policies and procedures
  • Uses, protects, and discloses patients’ protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with the staff, clinics, ancillary departments, and management
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

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

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent.
  • 1+ years of experience of health care experience in medical payment processing
  • Knowledge of manual and electronic payment posting
  • Knowledge of EOB’s Copays/ coinsurance/ deductibles/denial codes, and insurances allowable

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with PM systems - Allscripts and Athena
  • Good understanding of CPT, ICD 10 codes and modifiers
  • Intermediate Microsoft Word and Excel skills
  • Intermediate Adobe PDF Document Organization skills
  • Solid and accurate data entry and 10 Key skills
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Solid knowledge of Medical Insurance plans
  • Ability to manage changing priorities and directives
  • Ability to work under time constraints
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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.

Job Keywords: Cash Posting Coordinator, Patient Accounts, Medical Payment Processor, Tampa, FL, Florida