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Healthcare Economics Consultant - Horsham, PA or Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Horsham, PA
Date:
01/19/2018
2018-01-192018-02-17
Job Code:
745962
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745962 Healthcare Economics Consultant Horsham PA or Telecommute

Healthcare Economics Consultant - Horsham, PA or Telecommute (745962)

Position Description

The Healthcare Economics Consultant will research and investigate key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and healthcare costs data. This individual will provide management with statistical findings and conclusions, and identify potential areas for medical cost improvements and alternative pricing strategies. The Healthcare Economics team is within UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement, Insurance Solutions, and will provide support for the pricing of AARP Medicare Supplement plans.
 
Positions in this function research and investigate key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and healthcare costs data. Provides management with statistical findings and conclusions. Identifies potential areas for medical cost improvements and alternative pricing strategies. Provides data in support of actuarial, financial and utilization analyses.
 

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


Primary Responsibilities:
  • Claims cost analysis and data analysis
  • Evaluate impact of business and environmental changes on our historical/projected claims
  • Identify opportunities to reduce future claim costs
  • Potential for dashboard design and development
  • Ad hoc analysis and data mining
  • Presentation of results
  • Generally work is self - directed and not prescribed
  • Works with less structured, more complex issues
  • Serves as a resource to others
Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, Math, Business/Data Analytics, Data Science or similar degree preferred
  • 3+ years of experience working in a corporate environment
  • 3+ years of data analysis work experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in data manipulation and reporting
  • Strong analytical skills and evidence of creative, proactive problem solving          
  • At least an intermediate level of proficiency working with Microsoft Excel, including formulas, calculations, pivot tables, charts, graphs, etc.
  • Strong commitment to quality and accuracy
  • Motivated to learn and stretch beyond comfort zone
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in the healthcare insurance industry
  • Experience with healthcare claims data and medical codes
  • At least a basic level of proficiency with MS Word and Access
  • Beginner level proficiency with SQL, SAS and / or other statistical programs
  • Experience working with Tableau a plus

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement.
The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time to do your life's best work.(sm)


*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 Details

  • Contest Number745962
  • Job TitleHealthcare Economics Consultant - Horsham, PA or Telecommute
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Economics
  • Business SegmentMedicare and Retirement

Job Location Information

  • Horsham, PA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • 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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