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Senior Healthcare Economics Consultant - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group

Las Vegas, NV
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747568 Senior Healthcare Economics Consultant Las Vegas NV

Senior Healthcare Economics Consultant - Las Vegas, NV (747568)

Position Description

Positions in this function research and investigate key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and healthcare costs data. Provides management with statistical findings and conclusions. Identifies potential areas for medical cost improvements and alternative pricing strategies. Provides data in support of actuarial, financial and utilization analyses.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Analyze and interpret various forms of utilization and healthcare data (i.e. utilization, unit cost, year over year, local benchmarking, national benchmarking) to identify potential areas for medical cost improvements
  • Identify clear and compelling contributing factors and root causes for excessive health care expenditures
  • Present findings and collaborate with business partners (i.e. Medical Management, Pharmacy, Provider Relations, Operations, National HCE Affordability team, etc.) to identify actionable initiatives
  • Research and understand national affordability initiatives and evaluate for feasibility in the Nevada market
  • Quantify actual value and ROI for Affordability initiatives and work with national HCE team to get initiatives quantified
  • Company thought leader
  • Functional SME
  • Broad business approach
  • Resource to senior leadership
  • Develops pioneering approaches to emerging industry trends
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3 years of health care experience working with healthcare claims data and medical codes
  • An advanced level of proficiency working with MS Excel including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, etc.
  • Able to present your research and ideas to key leaders and clientele
  • Ability to translate highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences
  • Ability to direct cross functional teams
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3 years of experience in analytics and working with large data sets
  • 3 years of experience working with relational databases (Preferred)
  • Intermediate level proficiency with SQL, SAS and/or other statistical programs (Preferred)
  • Proficient in the application of advanced statistics to evaluate economic, clinical and humanistic outcomes
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)

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: Healthcare, Economics, Consultant, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

Job Details

  • Contest Number747568
  • Job TitleSenior Healthcare Economics Consultant - Las Vegas, NV
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Economics
  • Business SegmentEmployer and Individual

Job Location Information

  • Las Vegas, NV
    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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