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Senior Healthcare Economics Analyst- Hybrid Role in Phoenix, AZ or Minnetonka, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.We are searching for a healthcare economics consultant 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. -This role sits within a functional support team that works supporting value based contracting health plan efforts to provide optimal, affordable care for our members. This position will provide analytic support and consultation to local market health plans related to the modeling, analysis, and administration of healthcare expenditures and revenues.If you are located in Minnetonka, MN or Phoenix, AZ you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide claims, premium, capitation and membership data in support of utilization analyses
  • Perform analysis to quantify / estimate the effectiveness of medical intervention initiatives
  • Perform repeatable analytics in support of medical utilization trend identification, root cause analysis
  • Support medical management by performing population analytics to improve overall health outcomes and financial performance
  • Lead projects to completion by contributing to database creation, statistical modeling and financial reporting
  • Create and update automated processes
  • Build financial models to perform financial analysis to improve health plan competitiveness and support reporting requirements
  • Analyze reporting tools utilized by the internal customer groups
  • Collaborate and communicate results and technical concepts
  • Generally, work is self-directed and not prescribed
  • Works with less structured, more complex issues
  • Serves as a resource to othersYou'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
    • 2+ years of experience in data analysis either from professional work history or educational study
    • Intermediate level of proficiency working with MS Excel including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, etc.
    • Basic level of proficiency working with SQL and/or SAS programming toolsPreferred Qualifications:
      • 1+ years of experience in health care experience working with claims data and medical codes
      • Intermediate skills/knowledge of query tools, database platforms, data mapping/ETL, system platforms and software packages platforms
      • Ability to quickly learn and use computer software tools effectively
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 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)*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.

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