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Claims Examiner - San Diego, CA UnitedHealth Group - San Diego, CA 9210 - Medical Billing & Coding

Date Posted: Dec 20, 2021

Job Description

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


Imagine this: Every day, in claims centers around the world, UnitedHealth Group is processing and resolving payment information for millions of transactions. Would you think we have some great technology? Would you think we know how to manage volume? You would be right. No one's better. And no company has put together better teams of passionate, energetic and all out brilliant Claims Examiners. This is where you come in. We'll look to you to maintain our reputation for service, accuracy, and a positive claims experience. We'll back you with great training, support, and opportunities.


This position is Monday- Friday onsite at our 4365 EXECUTIVE DR, SAN DIEGO, CA location. Employees have the flexibility to work 7 AM – 3:30 PM or 8 AM – 5 PM PDT.


Primary Responsibilities


    • Review, examines, and adjudicates each claim in its entirety within program requirements

    • Ensures each claim is adjudicated in an accurate and timely manner to meet and exceed established production and quality standards

    • Make an accept necessary phone calls to facilitate claims processing

  • Other duties, as assigned, to meet the needs of the department and our customers


This is a challenging role that takes an ability to thoroughly review, analyze and research complex health care claims in order to identify discrepancies, verify pricing, confirm prior authorizations and process them for payment. You'll need to be comfortable navigating across various computer systems to locate critical information. Attention to detail is critical to ensure accuracy, which will impact the timely processing of the member's claim.


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)

    • Proficiency with Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to navigate multiple programs and learn new and complex computer system applications

    • 2+ years of claims processing experience

  • 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.


Preferred Qualifications:


    • 1+ year of experience in a related environment (i.e., office, administrative, clerical, customer service, etc.) using phones and computers as the primary job tools

    • 1+ year experience processing medical, dental, prescription or mental health claims

    • Knowledge with medical terminology, ICD-10, CPT, and National Correct Coding Initiatives (NCCI)

  • Previous IDX system experience preferred


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


Military & Veterans find your next mission: 
We know your background and experience is different and we like that. UnitedHealth Group values the skills, experience and dedication that serving in the military demands. In fact, many of the values defined in the service mirror what the UnitedHealth Group culture holds true: Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance. Whether you are looking to transition from active duty to a civilian career, or are an experienced veteran or spouse, we want to help guide your career journey. Learn more at https://uhg.hr/transitioning-military


Learn how Teresa, a Senior Quality Analyst, works with military veterans and ensures they receive the best benefits and experience possible. https://uhg.hr/vet


Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State
. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in healthcare here. We serve the healthcare needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, HIV / AIDS and High - risk Pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes - based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive Healthcare, Community, and Government partners to heal healthcare and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place 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.


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Location

4365 Executive Drive, San Diego, CA 92101


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