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Senior Medical Collections Representative - Irving, TX

Irving, TX 75060
  • Job Code
    888172

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 are looking for a way to help others, while you put your customer service skills to good use, this may be the career for you. As a member of our medical collections team, your ability to communicate, persuade and convey payment urgency is critical to the overall success of our company. You'll consult directly with our customers to identify reasons for late payments and set up payment plans that are mutually agreeable. Your work will not only impact the bottom line, but it will also make a difference in the lives of our customers, greatly reducing their financial burden. At the end of the day, you'll know you are doing your life's best work.


As a Senior Medical Collection Representative with Optum360, you will work with your team members to help identify and resolve issues and serve as a resource for day - to - day operations. Your primary role will be to contact and consult with patients and/or their families who have outstanding medical bills. While ensuring that payment is received for these bills is important, you will also need to provide assistance and support to these individuals as they may be dealing with a medical or financial crisis.


This position is full - time (40 hours / week) with our site Hours of Operation from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm. 


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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a resource or Subject Matter Expert (SME) for other team members or internal customers to help identify and resolve issues
  • Handle escalated and complex customer issues, helping to provide resolution and settlement of account
  • Contacts customers through a variety of methods (e-mail, form letters and phone calls) to discuss, negotiate payment and resolve outstanding medical bill accounts and balances
  • Obtains agreement, after discussion with customer, on potential balance payoff and / or payment terms within stated level of authority and guideline limits
  • Performs research and documents on various computer systems customer information regarding current status, payment expectations, notes of conversations and other relevant information
  • Prepares and submits reports to internal management on status of outstanding medical bills and proposed/planned payment settlement details
  • May in some instances transfer settlement of account and related information to external collection agencies and remains in contact with them regarding further payment activity
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.

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Posted: 2020-10-06 Expires: 2020-11-05

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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