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Network Pricing Consultant - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Minnetonka, MN
Date:
04/24/2018
2018-04-242018-05-23
Job Code:
762924
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762924 Network Pricing Consultant Telecommute

Network Pricing Consultant - Telecommute (762924)

Position Description

There comes a point when you're ready to take off the training wheels and start guiding others. If that's where you are today, let's talk about where you can be tomorrow with our leading, global health care organization. Provider networks across the health care system are becoming more efficient and effective everyday thanks to companies like UnitedHealth Group and people like you. Here's an opportunity to put your expertise to work in new ways as you help strike the balance between health care costs and resources. In this consultative role, you'll ensure that healthcare contracts are priced accurately and fairly for all involved. As you do, you'll discover the resources, backing and opportunities that you'd expect from a Fortune 6 leader.

 

You will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Anticipate customer needs and proactively develop solutions to meet them
  • Support and validate provider network contracting and unit cost management 
  • Conduct financial and network pricing modeling, analysis and reporting 
  • Perform unit cost and contract valuation analysis in support of network contracting negotiations and unit cost management strategies 
  • Manage unit cost budgets, target setting, performance reporting and associated financial models 
  • Review work performed by others and recommend improvements

In this role, it is all about creativity, challenge and complexity. You'll be expected to help accurately and effectively price the network. It's challenging because you need to be creative in your approach to the analytics behind the contract in order to properly utilize resources, build the data and price the network accurately.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of analytical experience in financial analysis, health care pricing, network management, health care economics or related discipline
  • 3+ years of experience with provider payment methodologies and healthcare products
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in performing financial impact analysis, risk management and data manipulation
  • 2+ years of experience in creating and using financial modeling tools, spreadsheets and information acquisition tools 
  • Expert level proficiency in MS Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with medical coding (CPT, ICD-9, ICD-10, etc.) 
  • Knowledge of MS Access

As we make our networks more efficient and effective, we make life better for millions. That's the opportunity with UnitedHealth Group. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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)

 

*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.

 

 

Key words: Financial modeling, Reporting, Financial analysis, Pricing, Network management, Health care economics, Medical coding, ICD10, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Remote, Travel, Work from Home

Job Details

  • Contest Number762924
  • Job TitleNetwork Pricing Consultant - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyNetwork Contracting and Pricing
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    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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