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Healthcare Economics Consultant – Minnetonka, MN or Phoenix, AZ Preferred

UnitedHealth Group

Phoenix, AZ
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740722 Healthcare Economics Consultant Minnetonka MN or Phoenix AZ Preferred

Healthcare Economics Consultant – Minnetonka, MN or Phoenix, AZ Preferred (740722)

Position Description

The Healthcare Economics Consultant will research and investigate key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and healthcare cost data. This individual will provide management with statistical findings and conclusions, and identify potential areas for medical cost improvements and alternative pricing strategies. The consultants will provide data in support of actuarial, financial and utilization analyses.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Claims cost 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
  • Provides presentations of results
  • Work with less structured, more complex issues
  • Serve as a resource to others



Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience working in a corporate environment
  • Strong analytical skills and evidence of creative, proactive problem solving
  • Experience in data manipulation, reporting, and analysis required
  • At least an intermediate level of proficiency working with Microsoft Excel, including formulas, calculations, pivot tables, charts, graphs, etc.  
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in the healthcare insurance industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, Math, Economics or similar degree
  • 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

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)


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.


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Job Details

  • Contest Number740722
  • Job TitleHealthcare Economics Consultant – Minnetonka, MN or Phoenix, AZ Preferred
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Economics
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Finance

Job Location Information

  • Phoenix, AZ
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsMinneapolis, MN
    Mesa, AZ
    Minnetonka, MN
    Cypress, CA
    Horsham, PA

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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