889534 LHI Billing and Reporting Supervisor La Crosse WI

Improve the lives of others while doing your life's best work.SM

LHI Billing and Reporting Supervisor - La Crosse, WI (889534)

Position Description

At Optum, the mission is clear: Help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone
 
LHI is one of 4 businesses under OptumServe. OptumServe provides health care services and proven expertise to help federal government agencies modernize the U.S. health system and improve the health and well - being of Americans.


By joining
OptumServe you are part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a leader across most major segments in the U.S. health care system.
 
LHI was founded in 1999 and acquired by Optum in 2011, LHI specializes in creating and managing health care programs through on - location services, patient - specific in - clinic appointments, telehealth assessments, or any combination based on customer need. LHI's customizable solutions serve the diverse needs of commercial customers, as well as federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Health and Human Services.
 
There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.SM 

The statements listed below are not intended to be all inclusive of the duties and responsibilities of the position.  Based on leadership decisions and business needs, “all other duties as assigned” will be expected for each position.
 
This position will assist the Billing Manager in the day-to-day leadership, operation, and planning of the department to ensure objectives are fulfilled according to LHI expectations and any contractual requirements.  Responsible for supervising the Billing and Reporting Team to ensure timely and accurate preparation and delivery of invoices and reports occurs. Provide guidance and help resolve any billing issues in order to maintain good working relationships between LHI and customers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise Billing and Reporting staff to include responsibilities of hiring team members, training staff, and developing and coaching staff around their individual and team productivity.  Oversee employee adherence to department and organizational policies. Promote a positive and engaged work environment
  • Provide guidance and assist in troubleshooting and resolving billing issues while promoting a positive user experience/customer experience
  • Develop and implement billing procedures, policies, and controls. Create and maintain guiding documents, policies, and procedures for billing and reporting, contract compliance, and best practices
  • Ensure customer billing processes occur in a timely and accurate manner
  • Audit/test the billing system calculations during normal operations and system upgrades to ensure the integrity of the process
  • Monitor funding and outstanding A/R balances
  • Prepare reports and analyses as required in support of the monthly financial closing process, contractual obligations, and deliverables as needed to the Billing Manager
  • Assist and lead in the planning, development, and implementation of quality assurance for all processes
  • Assist and lead the implementation of all new contracts within the Billing Department.
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:

  • Associate degree in Accounting or another related field
  • 3 + years of progressive experience working within a financial role
  • 1 + years of supervisory or leadership experience to include strong leadership skills with ability to develop and motivate direct reports
  • Knowledge of accounting and billing procedures and practices
  • Ability to plan, organize, direct and control the activities, services and operations of the billing procedures and processes
  • Microsoft Office proficient - Word, Excel, and Outlook including the ability to open, create, edit, save, and send documents, spreadsheets, and emails, other forms of documents. 
  • Must have flexibility to work outside normal business hours per business needs.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of supervisory or leadership experience to include strong leadership skills with ability to develop and motivate direct reports
  • Experience in a service or healthcare industry
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology, ICD-9, CPT coding
  • Experience with contracts and various pricing formats
  • National Career Readiness Certificate
UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us. 

Some of the steps we’ve taken to ensure employee well-being include:
  • Launched our ProtectWell app and UnitedCARES program to help ease the burden and stress for our UnitedHealth Group team members and their immediate family affected by COVID-19
  • Daily updates from our CEO Dave Wichmann to support and inspire team members during this challenging time
  • Onsite social distancing and increased sanitization measures for employees who have been welcomed back to our offices
  • Fully cover the COVID-19 healthcare costs for our employees 
  • Employees who self-identify as high risk or who live with someone who is high risk have been asked to remain working from home
You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities at: https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/newsroom/addressing-covid.html

Careers with LHI. Our focus is simple. We’re innovators in cost - effective health care management. And when you join our team, you’ll be a partner in impacting the lives of our customers, and employees. We’ve joined OptumHealth, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the health system work better for everyone. We’re located on the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wis., with a satellite office in Chicago and remote employees throughout the United States. We’re supported by a national network of more than 25,000 medical and dental providers. Simply put, together we work toward a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Our team members are selected for their dedication and mission - driven focus. For you, that means one incredible team 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.
 
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  • Requisition Number889534
  • Job TitleLHI Billing and Reporting Supervisor - La Crosse, WI
  • Job FamilyBilling
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • La Crosse, WI
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelManager
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt