Account Manager, Government Dental – Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group
July 3, 2021
Atlanta, GA
Job Type


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)

The Account Manager, Government Dental is responsible for the day to day and end to end management and service needs of Government Programs clients by ensuring accurate and timely implementation and maintenance of all operational aspects of our contracts. The Account Manager will use his/her strong business analysis skills to work with our internal clients to gather the necessary requirements for successful product implementations and issue resolutions. In addition, they will work as an account manager accountable for the maintenance, growth and overall customer satisfaction for their book of business.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Eastern standard time preferred.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Establish dental benefit packages in alignment with Medicaid and Medicare regulations and client contracts and ensure ongoing alignment
  • Serve as the liaison to collaborate and coordinate between all of the different departments that support our clients to meet ongoing business and project requirements; this includes Vendors, Clinical, Professional Networks, Provider Services, Call Centers, Finance, Legal, Auditors, Reporting team, Compliance and external parties
  • Facilitate the resolution of any issues, enhancements or process changes that arise during the course of day to day operations
  • Host and document (via agendas and minutes) all cross-departmental and organizational meetings as required to support the ongoing business, project, and client requirements
  • Manage project plans, user acceptance testing, document requirements and supporting documentation
  • Proactively meet with health plan personnel and determine current and future business and regulatory needs
  • Perform ongoing desk audits to ensure supporting client documentation is up to date (benefit setup, provider manuals, QRGs, plan summaries, org charts, etc.)
  • Coordinate all reporting needs for each assigned client
  • Identify process improvement and cost savings opportunities when appropriate
  • Partner with the Clinical Department and Vendor to ensure there is support during Member Fair Hearings and provider complaint requests
  • Facilitate Ad Hoc requests (i.e., claim projects/ research, eligibility research, utilization, network issues, reports, output verification, etc.) for completion in a timely manner
  • Support clinical initiative (i.e., HEDIS, ER Diversion, ECC, Dental Home) project work as needed
  • Ensure timely response to clients on all requests

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's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of project management experience
  • 3+ years of business analysis experience with demonstrated ability to gather undefined or unclear requirements utilizing solid probing skills
  • 2+ years of account management or client-facing experience
  • Experience with process improvement, workflow, benchmarking and/or evaluation of business processes
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of healthcare insurance experience
  • Vendor management and oversight experience
  • Experience with dental insurance
  • Solid understanding of ADA codes and general dental terminology

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 7 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 Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. 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.   

Job Keywords: Account Manager, Government Dental, Telecommute, Remote, Work from Home

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