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Healthcare Economics Consultant - Shelton, CT or Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

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749010 Healthcare Economics Consultant Shelton CT or Telecommute

Healthcare Economics Consultant - Shelton, CT or Telecommute (749010)

Position Description

We are searching for an innovative finance professional to join our experienced team. This creative role offers an excellent opportunity to directly impact an innovative function and secure your future with an industry leader. The Healthcare Economics Consultant will support Physician Incentive Based Contracting which is a corporate initiative that is already in several markets.

If you are located in Shelton, CT or in the United States, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. 


Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop, monitor, and evolve the payment incentive model
  • Support complex contractual financial arrangements
  • Provide data analysis, contract auditing, and metrics reporting to management
  • Performing reconciliations to determine if physicians have met contractual obligations
  • Develop, analyze and monitor new, routine and ad hoc reports
  • Work independently and interact with external constituencies 
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 2 + years of financial, accounting or auditing experience
  • Proficient with MS Access and Excel for data analysis and presentation
  • Ability to work with and manage large amounts of data
  • Strong facilitation, critical thinking, problem solving, decision making and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Medical cost or healthcare financial analysis experience
  • Experience with SQL or SAS for data extraction and manipulation
  • Experience with relational databases (Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, etc)

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is 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 key words: Incentive based contracting, provider payment models, physician payment models, medical cost analysis, contract analysis, financial analysis, accounting, healthcare finance, financial data analysis, financial reporting, metrics reporting, Shelton, CT

Job Details

  • Contest Number749010
  • Job TitleHealthcare Economics Consultant - Shelton, CT or Telecommute
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Economics
  • Business SegmentEmployer and Individual

Job Location Information

    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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