UnitedHealth Group Medical Coder - La Crosse, WI or US Telecommute in Dallas, Texas

Position Description: Energize your career with one of Healthcare’s fastest growing companies. You dream of a great career with a great company - where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it’s a dream that definitely can come true.

Already one of the world’s leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up. This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum - a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 6 leader.

Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals.

No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way.

And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance. For you, it's all about the details.

Because you understand that getting everything exactly right ultimately helps people live healthier lives.

Here at UnitedHealth Group, we couldn't agree more.

If you want to play a role in inventing the future of health care, here's your opportunity.

Join us today. Routinely evaluate and translate LHI service codes and descriptions to LHI providers utilizing current procedure/dental terminology (CPT/CDT) codes. Comprehend detailed knowledge of various contracts to ensure accurate translation and to maintain a successful working relationship between LHI and network providers. Respond to inquiries, resolve issues and educate providers on the contract expectations, processes and paperwork.

Serve as a resource to LHI regarding medical / dental coding. Primary Responsibilities: Translate medical and dental procedures and LHI Service Codes into appropriate insurance codes Capture and recommend system enhancements for improved efficacy Monitor and report the effectiveness of internal/external understanding of LHI services Follow-up on internal and external customer concerns related to coding Research and present updated coding information routinely Provide regular communication to Provider Network Management Department regarding updates Other duties as assigned Required Qualifications: High School Diploma / GED CPC Certified Professional Coder, CCS Certified Coding Specialist, or CCA Certified Coding Associate Comfortable working Monday-Friday core business hours with possible overtime as needed 3+ years of experience in the coding field Experience using a computer and Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Outlook) to create, copy, edit, send, and save documents Must be able to train in La Crosse, WI for 1 month Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s Degree (or higher) in Business or another related field Knowledge of medical and dental insurance coding National Career Readiness Certificate HIPAA knowledge Adobe Acrobat experience and experience working collaboratively on projects using Microsoft SharePoint experience Careers with Optum.

Here's the idea.

We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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. 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.

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Medical Coder - La Crosse, WI or US Telecommute Wisconsin-La Crosse 756238