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Credentialing Representative - San Antonio TX - 911222

San Antonio, TX 78205
  • Job Code
    911222

Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to doyour life's best work.(sm)

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TheCredentialing Specialistis responsible for processing credentialing and re-credentialing applications in accordance with department expectations, credentialing policies and procedures and regulatory requirements. Works closely with internal and external customers, ensuring the credentialing process is completed correctly, within established timeframes.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Reviews applications for completeness, identifying discrepancies and potential issues
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  • Conducts verifications and queries as required by regulatory standards and departmental policies and procedures
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  • Responsible for timely and accurate multi-system data entry of provider additions, deletions and changes in accordance with departmental policies and procedures
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  • Maintains a working knowledge of contracting policies, procedures and processes, in an effort to provide cross-functional support to the contract services team on an as-needed basis
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  • Prepares and distributes reports in accordance with departmental procedures
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  • Assists in Credentialing Committee preparation, records minutes and promptly performs follow up actions as requested by Committee members as needed
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  • Meets or exceeds departmental timeframes and quality metrics on a consistent basis
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  • Maintains knowledge of credentialing policies and procedures and NCQA, URAC and CMS regulatory requirements
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  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • High School diploma or GED
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  • 1+ years of administrative, database and / or data entry experience
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  • Ability to maintain confidentiality while working with sensitive information
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  • Detail-oriented, well-organized and have the ability to multi-task effectively
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  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • CPCS certification or willingness to pursue certification
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  • 1+ years of experience in managed care credentialing in a managed health care setting or related environment
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  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications (Word, Excel and Access)
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WellMedis a healthcare delivery system serving more than 90,000 patients, primarily Medicare eligible seniors, in Texas and Florida through primary care clinics, multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, WellMed is an industry leader in medical risk management, highly effective disease management and chronic care programs, healthcare delivery services and more.

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Our focus and mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. We are innovators in preventative healthcare, striving to change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Our providers and support staff are selected for their dedication to the senior population and focus on preventative, proactive patient care.

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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.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords: Credentialing Specialist, Credentialing Representative, Network Credentialing, Managed Care, healthcare, credentialing, claims, provider applications, medical insurance, provider relations, medical billing, San Antonio, TX, Texas

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Posted: 2021-02-01 Expires: 2021-03-03

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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