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UnitedHealth Group Medical Charge Entry Clerk - Las Vegas, NV in Las Vegas, Nevada

Charge Entry Clerk will be responsible for accurately entering clinic charges, including keying patient demo’s, insurance demo’s, looking up diagnosis codes and keying the actual charges that the providers have marked. This person will also be responsible for claims billing including price validation, working denials within Allscripts management software.

Please Note – The office is based in Las Vegas, NV - but, we will consider telecommuting if you have strong experience. However, you must be available to work the following hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Pacific Time.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review and Verify using AUA site, Chart notes, etc., in the correct posting of all charges in the Allscripts, Practice Management System

  • Ensure 99% accuracy in charge entry

  • Review submitted charges by provider

  • Check patient insurance eligibility

  • Enter patient demo’s and insurance information

  • Resolve most questions and problems, referring complex issues to higher levels

  • We are looking for individuals with the following attributes:

  • Strong communication skills

  • Must be able to multi-task

  • Must have excellent attention to detail

  • Must be able to effectively and respectfully communicate

  • Required to be a team player

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:

  • 1+ years of experience with insurance sites for eligibility purposes including but not limited to Medicare/Medicaid

  • Type 45 wpm

  • 10-key touch proficient

  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Word / Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school education or GED

  • Knowledge of CPT, ASA and Diagnosis Coding (ICD10)-Coding Certification

  • CPC Certification

  • Charge Entry experience

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: Charge entry, chart notes, OB/GYN, patient accounts, medical accounts, CPC Certification, CPT, ASA, ICD-10, Allscripts, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada