Clerk – National Remote

By | August 3, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Clerk – National Remote

Salary : $17.91 per hour

Company : Optum

Location : Remote US

Educational requirements : High School

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

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’s improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn’t about another gadget, it’s about making Healthcare data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There’s no room for error. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.SM

This position is full-time (40 hours/week) Monday – Friday. Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our 8-hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime.

We offer 4 weeks of training- Be dependent on time zone of trainer.

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

Primary Responsibilities

  • Reconciliation of daily deposits – balance payments to deposits in systems and applications and spreadsheets
  • Comprehend and resolve reconciliation issues
  • Handling any errors in deposit made by the bank
  • Being able to see issues on remits by scanning through daily database checkups and processing accordingly, and catching small issues before there is an impact on the client
  • Processing electronic transfer payments received from bank and matching to available electronic remittance advice or paper explanation of benefit for posting
  • Researches and follows-up on missing information, such as EOB and electronic remittances. Contact payers as necessary to obtain detailed info in regard to payments
  • Processing lockbox deposits received via mail and reconciling all payments received back to the bank deposit/credit received each day
  • Accurately collects and analyzes insurance, financial, and clinical data from multiple sources, and obtains other information necessary for billing purposes
  • Sort and file forms
  • Locate and retrieve forms when requested
  • Cross train and work in all processes when needed
  • Other 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 in.

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • Familiarity with computer and Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to learn new and complex computer system application
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week between the hours of 7:00am – 5:00pm and overtime according to business needs
  • 1+ years of data entry experience
  • Experience within healthcare or medical industry

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates Degree (or Higher)

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

Soft Skills

  • Detailed Oriented
  • Self-directed, self-starting, and self-sufficient with minimal supervision on daily tasks, but will ask when needs help to complete based upon experience and or current knowledge in training

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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Careers with OptumInsight. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the Healthcare industry and improve people’s lives. This is where it’s happening. This is where you’ll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We’re freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it’s needed. We’re creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life’s best work.SM

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $16.00 – $20.38. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $16.00 – $22.45. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

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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