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Updated 20 Jul 2024

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user image Anonymous

posted on 13 May 2024

Interview experience
Rating 5
Very good
Difficulty level
Hard
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Not Selected

I applied via Walk-in and was interviewed in Apr 2024.

2 Interview Rounds

1

Aptitude Test Round

It was comprehensive multiple choice questions pattern

2

Technical Round (5 Questions)

Interview Preparation Tips

Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - Prepare well for the interview mainly all the systems in human anatomy and physiology especially circulatory system, respiratory system, endocrine system

Top skills recommended for Optum Trainee Medical Coder interview

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  • CPC
  • CRC
  • medical coding
user image neelima bindhu

posted on 30 May 2024

Interview experience
Rating 5
Very good
Difficulty level
Easy
Duration
2-4 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via Walk-in and was interviewed in Apr 2024.

2 Interview Rounds

1

One-on-one Round (4 Questions)

  • Q1. About self introduction and few from job experience
  • Q2. Self introduction
  • Q3. About previous experience
  • Q4. You need in brief about your previous experience where you work with what type of experience previously you got
2

Technical Round (1 Question)

Top skills recommended for Optum Appeals Representative Associate interview

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  • Excel
  • Customer Service
  • Appeals
  • Calling
  • Healthcare
  • Problem Solving
  • Word
  • Research

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user image QAMRE ALAM

posted on 21 Dec 2023

Interview experience
Rating 4
Good
Difficulty level
Moderate
Duration
2-4 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via Walk-in and was interviewed in Nov 2023.

3 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Keep your resume crisp and to the point. A recruiter looks at your resume for an average of 6 seconds, make sure to leave the best impression.
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2

HR Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. About my self and some cross question from my resume
3

One-on-one Round (7 Questions)

Top skills recommended for Optum Claims Associate interview

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  • Communication Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Claims Processing
  • Healthcare
  • Claims
  • Quality Standards
  • Office Administration
  • Written Communication

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user image Anonymous

posted on 4 Dec 2023

Interview experience
Rating 5
Very good
Difficulty level
Moderate
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via LinkedIn and was interviewed in Nov 2023.

3 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Don’t add your photo or details such as gender, age, and address in your resume. These details do not add any value.
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2

Aptitude Test Round

Paragraph and MCQs on It

3

Technical Round (4 Questions)

  • Q1. Anatomy and physiology releated
  • Q2. What are layers of skin? Enlist systems present in human body. Describe urinary system what are harmones secreted by thyroid gland.
  • Q3. Define reapiration
  • Q4. Describe circulatory system

Interview Preparation Tips

Topics to prepare for Optum Coder interview:
  • systema ov
Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - Easy interview dont lose your confidence
user image Anonymous

posted on 28 Feb 2024

Interview experience
Rating 5
Very good
Difficulty level
Moderate
Duration
4-6 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via Campus Placement and was interviewed in Jan 2024.

2 Interview Rounds

1

Aptitude Test Round

Technical round was really good

2

Technical Round (5 Questions)

Interview Preparation Tips

Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - keep coding
user image Nihana Malangadan

posted on 27 Feb 2024

Interview experience
Rating 3
Average
Difficulty level
-
Duration
-
Result
-

I applied via Job Portal

1 Interview Round

1

Technical Round (5 Questions)

Interview Preparation Tips

Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - Qualification is must

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user image Anonymous

posted on 14 Mar 2023

Interview experience
Rating 3
Average
Difficulty level
Moderate
Duration
2-4 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via Naukri.com and was interviewed in Feb 2023.

3 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Properly align and format text in your resume. A recruiter will have to spend more time reading poorly aligned text, leading to high chances of rejection.
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2

Technical Round (3 Questions)

3

One-on-one Round (2 Questions)

Interview Preparation Tips

Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - Just be confident and share your authentic experience only.

Top skills recommended for Optum Software Engineer interview

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  • Java
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Development
  • Spring Boot
  • Javascript
  • SQL
  • Web Development
  • J2Ee

Medical Coder interview

user image Thoughtflows Medical Coding Academy

posted on 19 Nov 2021

user image Anonymous

posted on 21 Mar 2024

Interview experience
Rating 3
Average
Difficulty level
Moderate
Duration
4-6 weeks
Result
No response

I applied via Referral and was interviewed in Sep 2023.

3 Interview Rounds

1

HR Round (1 Question)

2

Technical Round (2 Questions)

3

One-on-one Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. Why you left your last job About your hobbies How you handle to up down in night shift

Top skills recommended for Optum Claims Associate interview

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  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Back Office Operations
  • Operations
  • Data Entry
  • Typing Speed
  • Backend Operations
  • Medical
  • Verbal
user image madduri paramesh

posted on 29 Sep 2023

Interview experience
Rating 5
Very good
Difficulty level
-
Duration
-
Result
-

I applied via Walk-in and was interviewed in Aug 2023.

2 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Double-check your resume for any spelling mistakes. The recruiter may consider spelling mistakes as careless behavior or poor communication skills.
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2

One-on-one Round (5 Questions)

Top skills recommended for Optum Medical Coding interview

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  • medical coding
  • CPC
  • CMS
  • CRC
  • Coaching
  • Coding
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology

Optum Interview FAQs

How many rounds are there in Optum interview?
Optum interview process usually has 2-3 rounds. The most common rounds in the Optum interview process are Technical, Resume Shortlist and HR.
How to prepare for Optum interview?
Go through your CV in detail and study all the technologies mentioned in your CV. Prepare at least two technologies or languages in depth if you are appearing for a technical interview at Optum. The most common topics and skills that interviewers at Optum expect are Java, SQL, Software Development, Software Engineering and Javascript.
What are the top questions asked in Optum interview?

Some of the top questions asked at the Optum interview -

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How long is the Optum interview process?

The duration of Optum interview process can vary, but typically it takes about less than 2 weeks to complete.

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Interview Process at Optum

based on 134 interviews in last 1 year

Interview experience

Rating 4.2
Very Good
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Difficulty level

Easy 17%
Moderate 75%
Hard 8%

Duration

Less than 2 weeks 73%
2-4 weeks 22%
4-6 weeks 3%
6-8 weeks 1%
More than 8 weeks 1%

People are getting interviews through

based on 232 Optum interviews
Job Portal
Referral
Walkin
Campus Placement
Company Website
Recruitment Consultant
23%
21%
17%
13%
8%
4%
14% candidates got the interview through other sources.
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High Confidence means the data is based on a large number of responses received from the candidates.

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 3.3

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