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Customer Billing Advocate - Melville, NY

UnitedHealth Group Melville Full-Time
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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

If you want to achieve more in your mission of healthcare, you have to be really smart about the business of healthcare. Challenge yourself, your peers, and our industry by shaping what healthcare looks like and doing your life's best work.SM

A successful Customer Billing Advocate within Optum360, servicing Northwell Revenue Cycle, has a passion for delivering extraordinary service to our customers who deserve and expect the ultimate in health systems experience. The Customer Billing Advocate will be an exceptionally customer focused individual that will provide information, fulfill customer needs, tailor our services to create an easy and seamless servicing experience.

We want extraordinary people who can surpass our customer’s expectations by providing a unique interaction with our organization that strives to drive high satisfaction and loyalty.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Primarily performing all functions within a customer teleservicing center, servicing a high volume of billing related customer requests
  • Understand intricacies of health care billing and how to communicate effectively
  • Have financial conversations and drive the collection of payments
  • Promote meaningful and positive payment experiences through relevant and informed conversations with customers regarding the financial services that we can offer
  • Create flawless experiences for our customers by addressing customer inquiries and resolving service issues that include but are not limited to: researching and analyzing accounts receivable and outstanding balances, negotiating and advising on the collection of overdue bills and payment plans, collecting overdue payments, understanding financial assistance offerings, managing and resolving customer disputes
  • Address and resolve complex escalated billing and service issues utilizing department policies and procedure manuals, guidelines and other reference materials
  • Create innovative ways to resolve customers’ issues or concerns to win their loyalty
  • Provide input for new service processes and strategies
  • Be accountable and take ownership of the customer’s experience from beginning to end Identify opportunities to proactively meet member needs to deliver value - added recommendations and services
  • Meet individual performance objectives based on customer satisfaction, productivity and overall positive / proactive behavior, while participating in training sessions to remain current on various policies, processes, systems and procedures related to servicing of customers
  • Work with internal departments to achieve common goals

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • 1+ years of customer service, including but not limited to: Hospitality, retail, banking, call center, etc.
  • Proficiency with Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to learn new and complex computer system applications
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office including Microsoft Word (create, edit, save and send documents), Microsoft Excel (create, save, and input data within spreadsheets), and Microsoft Outlook (send / receive emails)
  • Available to work any shift during hours of operation 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday through Friday. Hours of operation may change due to business need

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Medical Billing experience
  • Experience working in a metric driven environment with productivity goals or quotas
  • Bilingual fluency – Spanish

Soft Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Empathetic, courteous, and pleasant on the phone with patients
  • Ability to build relationships with customers to drive high customer satisfaction
  • Listen and respond appropriately to inquiries
  • Ability to think critically, problem solve effectively, and respond quickly
  • Ability to meet and / or exceed productivity and quality standards in a fast - paced environment
  • Motivated, organized, and enthusiastic

Physical and Work Environment:

  • Frequent speaking, listening using a headset, sitting, use of hands / fingers across keyboard or mouse, handling other objects, long periods working at a computer
  • Utilization of multiple PC applications throughout the day
  • Service center environment with moderate noise level due to representatives talking, computers, printers, and floor activity

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

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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UnitedHealth Group is Fortune 5 and working to create the health
care system of tomorrow.  We can’t do it alone.  We need your help,
skills and drive to serve others.  
Consider your future: workatuhg.com

Our industry is focused on innovation and change. You can expect
to work a little harder, because we aim a little higher to meet the rapidly
evolving needs of healthcare.  We expect more from ourselves as well as
those who share our passion for excellence. If you’re open to that challenge,
you’ve come to the right place. Yes, we’ll test your skills, then help you to
build more. 

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired
individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works
better for more people in more ways than ever.

If you would describe yourself as compassionate, decisive, and
built for speed, we want to hear from you.  This is the place to share
your ideas and your passion for making a difference right now. We won’t promise
you the world, but we will promise you the opportunity to do
your life’s
best workSM


Because we recruit talent for a diverse range of areas - from
finance and nursing to customer service, marketing, legal and beyond – chances
are, we’ll have an opportunity for you.

UnitedHealth Group Values:

Just like you, we’re driven by values that are guiding our way
forward:

Integrity
– Honor commitments. Never compromise ethics. 
Compassion – Walk in the shoes of people we serve, and those with whom
we work.
Relationships – Build trust through collaboration.
Innovation – Invent the future, learn from the past.
Performance – Demonstrate excellence, in everything we do.

With these values as our foundation, and through the talents,
drive and compassion of people like you, UnitedHealth Group will transform
health care. And we’ll continue our evolution as a company, making an even
greater positive impact on the lives of those we serve. 

Consider your future:
workatuhg.com

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