Senior Investigator – within state of Louisiana

UnitedHealth Group
Published
January 15, 2022
Location
Atlanta, GA
Category
Job Type

Description

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Here's a statistic that will stop you cold: Our country spends nearly $3 trillion on health care annually. With that kind of money at play, you can be sure some individuals will figure out a way to get a piece of it illegally. Now, that doesn't even take into account the millions of lives that are held in the balance as well. This is fraud on a scale you couldn't begin to imagine. As a Senior Investigator, you will play a part in putting a stop to it. It's critical work that that you will want to be a part of. Apply today.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct confidential investigations, document relevant findings and report any illegal activities in accordance with all laws and regulations
  • Review claims, look for patterns of potential fraud, waste and/or abuse and interact with medical providers to request medical records for investigations
  • Conduct onsite provider claim and/or clinical audits (utilizing appropriate personnel) to gather and analyze all necessary information and documents related to the investigation

The challenge for you will be the high volume of cases on your plate at one time. You will be part of a team responsible for triaging, investigating and resolving instances of healthcare fraud and/or abusive conduct. You will spend your time doing audits, claims data analysis, conducting investigations and putting together your findings.

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
  • 3+ years of experience working in a government, legal, law enforcement, investigations, healthcare, managed care and/or health insurance environment
  • 3+ years of experience in a position processing medical claims and/or investigating fraud (healthcare fraud investigations experience preferred)
  • Experience communicating complex information via phone conversations and emails to non-technical clients, providers, internal customers, outside law enforcement agencies and executives; must have solid ability to accurately document findings in written form

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in the area of criminal justice or related field
  • Certified Coding Specialist
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • 3+ years of experience working in the group health business particularly within claims processing
  • Experience with Facets, iDRS, CSP, Macess or other claims processing systems
  • An intermediate level of knowledge with Local, State & Federal laws and regulations pertaining to health insurance (Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, Medicaid, Tricare, Pharmacy and/or commercial health insurance)

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $53,300 to $95,100. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $58,800 to $104,600. 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.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

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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