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SAS Business Analyst - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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749523 SAS Business Analyst Eden Prairie MN

SAS Business Analyst - Telecommute (749523)

Position Description

No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm)
What makes your career greater with UnitedHealth Group? Growth opportunities among the variety of product lines and making an impact on the healthcare system ensures it will always be challenging and exciting. The SAS Analysts are responsible for performing comprehensive research and identifying billing abnormalities, questionable billing practices, and / or irregularities. SAS Analyst will investigate, research, and analyze claims data, ing their knowledge of medical policy, coding and billing practices to determine details of fraudulent or abusive billing activity.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Retrieving data and conducting data driven analysis utilizing various analytical tools, software, and techniques are a part of daily responsibilities
  • They will manage projects, and should possess skills to perform data mining, data modeling, and data analysis
  • Serve as a key resource on complex and / or critical issues, including SAS programming
  • Solve complex problems and develop innovative solutions for facility fraud waste and abuse
  • Perform complex conceptual analyses of large data sets
  • Partner with cross - functional teams to drive implementation of changes to analytics / processes
  • Present analyses, findings, and recommendations to a broader audience including senior leaders
  • Assist in developing new policies, procedures, and training pertaining to data analysis and analytic development
Required Qualifications:
  • 2+ years’ experience working with Medical Claims
  • Intermediate SAS programming
  • Familiar with complex data steps including merges, defining new variables, and using arrays
  • Experience with macros
  • Program and interpret SAS descriptive statistics
  • Intermediate Excel skills including pivot tables, V - Lookup  
  • Excellent presentation and customer service skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with SAS EG
  • Excel complex Visual Basic macros
  • Proficient in R programming
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)
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 Keywords: SAS Business Analyst, SAS, Analyst, Claims, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number749523
  • Job TitleSAS Business Analyst - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Economics
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

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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