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The Patient Care Coordinator is responsible for assisting patients with navigating their insurance benefits, cost of service and financial assistance needs. Individuals in this role serve as a liaison between medical staff, patient financial services, insurance payers, patients, family members and other team members to ensure excellent patient care. This includes, but is not limited to the information outlined below:

  • Insurance
    • Verification of insurance eligibility, benefits, and authorizations
    • Notifying insurance payers of patient admissions
    • Ensure appropriate insurance coverage is listed within a patient’s account
  • Financial Assistance
    • Point of contact for uninsured patients
    • Collaborate with Patient Financial Services and Med Data to screen patients for financial assistance
    • Provide estimates to patients for upcoming/current services
  • Collections
    • Contact patients prior to their procedures and collect payments
    • Work with patients to set up payment plans and loan programs
    • Act as a liaison between patients and BCH upper management to create special payment arrangements
  • Customer Service
    • Collect confidential and sensitive information in a respectful manner
    • Assist patients, departments and providers with eligibility, benefits and authorization questions and cost information
    • Remain knowledgeable with changing workflows
  • Training
    • Orienting and onboarding new team members
    • Testing and developing new workflows
    • Updating reference guides as needed
    • Collaborating with department trainers on new materials and training strategies
  • Leadership
    • Navigate difficult conversations resourcefully and respectfully
    • Communicate protocols and complex terminology in a manner easy to understand
    • Motivate teammates to achieve goals set by department
  • Complete Revenue Cycle Overview Training to Include:
    • Basic understanding of how each part of the Revenue Cycle is integrated
    • Shadow multiple parts of the Revenue Cycle (Scheduling, Authorizations, Registration, Billing)
    • Ability to direct patients to the appropriate resource for questions regarding scheduling, authorizations, billing etc.

This position is full time (40 hours / week).  Employees are required to work Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime and weekends.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for obtaining all demographics and insurance information
  • Point of service collections
  • Authorizations from patients (or their representatives) and physicians in a courteous and efficient manner for billing.
  • Answering phones
  • Other duties pertinent to optimal patient experience, patient flow, and efficient staff utilization are also expected

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 Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • 1+ years of customer service experience
  • Ability to work onsite in Boulder, CO.
  • Ability to work Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 7:00am-05:30pm
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function 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. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience in an office or medical environment
  • Excellent computer skills to include Microsoft Outlook, (scheduling meetings and sending e-mails), Microsoft Word (create and send documents) and ability to navigate Window and have excellent keyboarding skills
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Comfortable handing cash transactions
  • Comfortable with Electronic Medical Records
  • Knowledge of insurance, coding, authorizations, and revenue cycle 

Soft Skills:

  • Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Confidentiality
  • Multi-tasking
  • Listening
  • Integrity
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem Solving 

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $16.00 - $23.51. 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

**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.

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Patient Care Coordinator - Boulder, CO