Associate Claims Representative - Remote

Careers at UnitedHealth Group

We're creating opportunities in every corner of the health care marketplace to improve lives while we're building careers. At UnitedHealth Group, we support you with the latest tools, advanced training and the combined strength of high caliber co-workers who share your passion, your energy and your commitment to quality. Join us and start doing your life's best work. SM

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Compassion. It's the starting point for health care providers like you and it's what drives us every day as we put our exceptional skills together with a real feeling of caring for others. This is a place where your impact goes beyond providing care one patient at a time. Because here, every day, you're also providing leadership and contributing in ways that can affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Learn more, and start doing your life's best work. SM

Our teams are helping people from around the world. We can bring out your best as you put your listening, analytical and problem solving skills to work in a setting that is geared to helping improve lives and enhance health care for millions. Here, you'll discover a wealth of pathways for professional growth within Customer Service, Billing, Claims, Enrollment & Eligibility and across our global economy. Join us and find out why this is the place to do your life's best work. SM

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

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. Everyday, 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 Representatives. 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 full-time (40 hours/week) Monday - Friday. Employees are required to have flexibility to work 8 hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of 7am to 7pm CST. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime or weekends.

We offer 14 weeks of paid training. The hours during training will be 7:00am to 3:30pm CST Monday-Friday. Training will be conducted virtually from your home.

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide general claims support by reviewing and processing claims
  • Calculate other insurance and benefits
  • Participate in meetings to share, discuss, and solution for question or error trends, as well as potential process improvements
  • Consistently meet established productivity, schedule adherence, and quality standards

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:
  • An education level of at least a High School Diploma / GED (or higher) OR equivalent years of work experience
  • Proficiency with Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to navigate multiple programs and learn new and complex computer system applications
  • 1+ year of experience in a related environment (i.e. office, administrative, clerical, customer service, etc.) using computers as the primary job tools
  • Flexibility to work 8 hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of 7am to 7pm CST

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience using Microsoft Word (create, update, and format documents) and Microsoft Excel (create, update spreadsheets, pivot tables, and sort data)
  • Basic understanding of healthcare claims including ICD-9 and CPT codes

Telecommuting Requirements:
  • Required to have a dedicated work area established that is separated from other living areas and provides information privacy
  • Ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if applicable)
  • Must live in a location that can receive a UnitedHealth Group approved high-speed internet connection or leverage an existing high-speed internet service

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

Making claims a positive experience for our members can drive your sense of impact and purpose. Join us as we improve the lives of millions. Learn more about how you can start doing your life's best work. SM

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work. SM

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $15.00 to $22.02. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $15.00 to $24.13. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

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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