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Healthcare Economics Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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755218 Healthcare Economics Analyst Eden Prairie MN

Healthcare Economics Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN (755218)

Position Description

No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward than UnitedHealth Group. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. You will work to deliver solutions for the full spectrum of disease states, health events and medical, behavioral and pharmacy health services.


As a Healthcare Economics Analyst, you will design and develop reports and analyze data to measure clinical outcomes, network performance and methodology levers. You will investigate key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and health care costs data. The work is as challenging as it is rewarding. You'll open doors to new opportunities. You'll grow and develop professionally. And you'll add exponentially to your skill set. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. Join us. There's never been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Extract data from multiple sources and databases

  • Set-up and maintain models used for reserving, forecasting and pricing

  • Support analyses of utilization and healthcare costs

  • Identify potential areas for medical cost improvements

  • Prepare financial and regulatory reports and exhibits


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or related field

  • Basic level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Programming skills within SAS and/or SQL

  • Experience working in a corporate environment

  • Experience working in finance or the health care industry

  • Ability to interact effectively with different business departments, team members, and external clients at all levels

  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company 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.



Job Keywords: healthcare, health care, healthcare economics, data analysis, database, extracting, modeling, reporting, actuarial, Excel, SAS, SQL, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, MN


Job Details

  • Contest Number755218
  • Job TitleHealthcare Economics Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Economics
  • Business SegmentOptum Consumer Solutions Group

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

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

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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