Transaction Entry Clerk - Claims Administration - The Health Plan

Position: Transaction Entry Clerk - Claims Administration - The Health Plan

Job ID: 154371

Location: US-TX-Bellaire

Department: Claims - Vertex/Document Ctr

Talent Area: Administrative Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p Monday - Friday

About Texas Children's Hospital

Founded in 1996, Texas Children’s Health Plan is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children. We provide STAR/Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to pregnant women, teens, children and adults in Houston and surrounding areas. Currently, the Health Plan has more than 375,000 members who receive care from our network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians, 3,200 specialists, and 70 hospitals. Texas Children's Health Plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Transaction Entry Clerk — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will enter all claims received for adjudication.


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Responsibilities :

Job Duties & Responsibilities


  • Enters paper claims received for processing
  • Opens, sorts, and scans daily mail received
  • Data enters claims in the system
  • Verifies Coordination of Benefits (COB) information in an external vendor’s system and updates verified information in a web-based application
  • Pulls claims from filed batches, refiles, work assigned work queues daily, print faxes, and other duties and tasks as assigned
  • Creates form letters for rejected claims
  • Enters claims accurately as defined
  • Completes special projects as requested
  • Opens, sorts into various categories, scans, and data enters claims and miscellaneous documents into data entry system for uploading into claims processing system
  • Sorts, scans, and keys claims


Skills & Requirements


  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1 year of data entry experience
  • Claims entry experience preferred
  • Knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT coding
  • Ability to enter a minimum of 7,000 key strokes per hour
  • Basic knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Basic knowledge of various office machines (fax, copier, scanner, postage machine, etc)
  • Ability to distinguish the difference between various forms

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