Healthcare Economics Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN
February 15, 2018
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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:Develop analytic models to evaluate financial impact of business strategies to manage pharmaceutical spend and trend Assist in the development of strategic initiatives aimed at improving the access and affordability of healthcare Assist, interpret, and help analyze pharmaceutical claims and cost trends to identify management opportunities and measure the impact of strategy implementation Help on projects by contributing to database creation, statistical modeling and financial reports Analyze reporting tools utilized by the internal customer groups
Required Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration, Actuarial Math, Statistics, Economics, or a related field and/or Equivalent work experience 3+ years of experience in an analytics capacity and evidence of creative, proactive problem solving At least an intermediate level of proficiency working with MS Excel and PowerPoint including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, etc. Effective verbal and written communication skills Ability to effectively manage multiple prioritiesPreferred Qualifications:Experience in the healthcare insurance industry Beginner level proficiency with SQL, SAS and/or other statistical programs Beginner level of proficiency with MS AccessCareers 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.
Internal Number: 750389
About UnitedHealth Group
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.