The more you do, the more you learn. And as you learn you find new doors opening that challenge you to bring your best. This Provider Relations Advocate role with UnitedHealth Group will call on your knowledge, your energy and your commitment to making health care work more effectively for more people. We're building better, more effective provider networks every day. In this role, you'll use your strong customer service orientation and knowledge of insurance claims to serve as an advocate for providers in our networks. As you do, you'll discover the impact you want and the resources, backing and opportunities that you'd expect from a Fortune 6 leader. Primary Responsibilities:Assist in end-to-end provider claims and help enhance call quality Assist in efforts to enhance ease of use of physician portal and future services enhancementsContribute to design and implementation of programs that build/nurture positive relationships between the health plan, providers and practice managersSupport development and management of provider networksHelp implement training and development of external providers through education programsIdentify gaps in network composition and services to assist network contracting and development teamYou'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Are you ready for a challenge? You'll be part of a performance driven, fast paced organization that is serving multiple markets and you'll be charged with educating and building relationships with providers to evolve ongoing processes and programs.
Required Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent work experience4+ years of health care/managed care experience2+ years of provider relations and/or provider network experienceIntermediate level of proficiency in claims processing and issue resolution1+ years of experience with Medicare and Medicaid regulationsProficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and AccessPreferred Qualifications:Undergraduate degreeBehavioral Health Experience*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.The health system is moving ahead. You can too as you help us build new levels of provider network performance. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing your life's best work.SM 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.SMDiversity 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.Job Keywords: Provider relations, Houston, TX, Texas, Connecticut, Montana
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.