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Provider Network Sr. Program Analyst - Business Strategy - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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740033 Provider Network Sr Program Analyst Business Strategy Telecommute

Provider Network Sr. Program Analyst - Business Strategy - Telecommute (740033)

Position Description

Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. The Network Strategy and Line of Business Team is leading provider network collaboration across UnitedHealth Group to identify solutions that meet our customers' needs. This team is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day, and using data will be critical to shape those opportunities. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)


The Provider Network Program Analyst will play a pivotal role in reporting data and explaining the data for the delivery of high performing provider networks. This role is responsible for understanding data and facts from the Line of Businesses including Commercial, Medicare and Medicaid, and being able to tell a story using the data.   This role is both a consultant that can understand customers’ needs and why they need a report or data analysis, ask appropriate questions, effectively summarize conclusions for senior leadership, and also go deep in understanding claims and network performance data.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Intake and respond to customer needs for network expertise related to potential Line of Business (LOB) strategies that have network dependencies or implications.  Examples include benefit administration and RFP (Request For Proposal) database content review

  • Create network performance reporting including actual results versus expected, financial performance, and forecast expected results based on varied scenarios

  • Ability to analyze complex LOB requests, identify right resource and solicit and interpret subject matter expertise from various parts of the network organization

  • Organize input from LOB and report back gathered strategic intelligence, information and/or decisions from across network colleagues to customer in a clear, consistent and timely manner

  • Ability to influence at multiple levels of the organization to drive timely responses, ability to assess complexity of request and organize more expedient path to resolution (i.e. escalation, multi-stake holder meeting, etc.)

  • Manage multiple LOB reporting mechanisms (e.g., Share Points, templates, databases) that are in place to manage related processes

  • Liaison between Reporting, Health Care Economics, Network Performance or other teams into the Network Strategy and Line of Business Team to produce summarized reports

  • Support development of Cost Benefit Analyses (CBAs) and reports using facts and data to outline potential revenue or savings opportunities associated with network solutions initiatives

  • Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to present to senior level executives.  Needs to be able to get "out of the weeds" and summarize data in an easy to digest manner

  • Detail oriented person with high-quality deliverables and an ability to manage to manage multiple demands and deadlines simultaneously


Required Qualifications

  • 4 year undergraduate degree

  • 2-3 years of health care experience

  • 2-3 years in health care analysis and creating reporting

  • Advanced use of Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in communication with senior leadership

  • Deep understanding of health care data claims data and ability to interpret trends from the data

  • Ability to use Microsoft Access

  • Understanding of a P&L and financial reporting

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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 Details

  • Contest Number740033
  • Job TitleProvider Network Sr. Program Analyst - Business Strategy - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyBusiness Operations
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Networks

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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