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UnitedHealth Group Customer Services Representative - Auburn, MA (Per Diem Flexible Scheudule) in Auburn, Massachusetts

Opportunities with Reliant Medical Group . When you join Reliant, you’ll be part of a community-based, multi-specialty, physician-led medical group. Everyone works collaboratively on a common purpose: improving the quality, cost and experience of health care. With the resources of a global health organization - Optum - behind us, we’re at the forefront of value-based care. Supported by a patient-centric business model - integrated care teams focus on the best patient care, rather than volume. Here, you’ll contribute to an exceptional patient experience. Discover a place where you can help shape the future of health care and d o your life’s best work.(sm)

Receives and processes requests for Durable Medical Equipment and respiratory equipment, wound care supply, ostomy and urologicals from clinical staff, patients and customers. Responsible for recording order, verifying patient information, verifying insurance information and scheduling delivery according to Duraable Medical Equipment, inc protocol and d other related duties.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Places orders for appropriate equipment and supplies based on benefit eligibility guidelines of the patient’s insurance company. Applies working knowledge of the guidelines for medical need and any payment policies of all contracted insurance companies

  • Utilizes proper telephone techniques. Responds to all patient, staff and customer inquiries following established guidelines

  • Processes add-on orders following delivery protocol and access standards as needed. Determines urgency of staff, patient and customer request. Assigns order to proper delivery day. Confirms patient identification, eligibility and membership information. Confirms delivery/pickup location. Communicates routing instructions and directions of DME Technician.

  • Submits equipment authorization requests to appropriate insurance carrier. Assists in authorization/reauthorization process. Follows-through on patient terminations and equipment returns

  • May enter, track & verify all supply orders in dedicated software program(s)

  • Ensures accurate coding and insurance guidelines met. Resolves discrepancies

  • Performs cross-functional duties such as phone coverage for Customer Service and cash postings for Billing/Receivables Department as required or directed

  • Complies with health and safety requirements and with regulatory agencies such as Community Health Accreditation Program, Department of Transportation, Federal Drug Administration, etc.

  • Complies with established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives

  • Enhances professional growth and development through educational programs, seminars, etc.

  • Attends a variety of meetings, conferences, and seminars as required or directed

  • Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed

  • Regular, reliable and predicable attendance

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 :

  • High School graduate or equivalent

  • Customer Service experience/background

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Excellent telephone skills/familiarity with automated information systems

  • Extensive knowledge of durable medical and respiratory therapy equipment

  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

Unless certification, licensure or registration is required, an equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed in this description, may be substituted for the above requirements.

Physical Requirement:

  • Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position.

The Organization reserves the right to modify position responsibilities at any time, due to business necessity.

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with Optum . Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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.(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.