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Provider Relations Advocate - Telecommute in Alexandria, LA area at UnitedHealth Group

Provider Relations Advocate - Telecommute in Alexandria, LA area

UnitedHealth Group Alexandria, LA Full Time

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 health care 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)

If you live in or around the Alexandria, LA area, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  •  Assist in end-to-end provider claims and help enhance call quality 
  • Assist in efforts to enhance ease of use of physician portal and future services enhancements
  • Contribute to design and implementation of programs that build/nurture positive relationships between the health plan, providers, and practice managers
  • Support development and management of provider networks
  • Help implement training and development of external providers through education programs
  • Identify gaps in network composition and services to assist network contracting and development teams

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 or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years of health care/managed care experience
  • 2+ years of provider relations and/or provider network experience
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in claims processing and issue resolution
  • 1+ years of experience with Medicare and Medicaid regulations
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Live in or around the Alexandria, LA area

 
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree

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

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)

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

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $53,300 to $95,100. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary,  UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

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:  Provider relations, claims processing, Medicare, Medicaid, Excel, Provider network, health care, healthcare, issue resolution, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote

 

Recommended Skills

  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Managed Care
  • Claims
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
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