No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward than UnitedHealth Group. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. As the Senior Health Care Economics Consultant, you will perform critical research and investigation of key business problems. Using phenomenal analytical skills, you will develop and improve quantitative data analytics and set performance targets for the enterprise. As a subject matter expert, you will interpret and analyze clinical data from various sources and recommend best approaches for its consolidation. You will lead a team in identifying potential areas for medical cost improvements and alternative pricing strategies. There are new challenges and bigger rewards around every turn. Now is the time, and this the place where you'll find a career in which you can make a big difference in our company, our industry, even our world. Join us. And start doing your life's best work.(sm) This is an exciting role working on a small team, directly impacting healthcare affordability. Primary Responsibilities: Develop and improve quantitative data analytics and set performance targets Lead projects to completion by contributing to database creation, statistical modeling and financial reports Interpret and analyze clinical data from various sources and recommend best approaches Provide claims, premium, capitation and membership data in support of Underwriting, Actuarial and utilization analyses Create and update automated processes Analyze reporting tools to investigate sources of variations Produce and review reports
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience 4+ years of work experience in a corporate setting 3+ years of experience in health care analytics and working with large data sets Intermediate level proficiency with SQL, SAS and/or other statistical programs Intermediate level of proficiency working with MS Excel including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, etc. 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: senior level healthcare economics job, math, data analysis, reporting, quantitative analysis, healthcare, SQL, SAS, analytics, claims, Shelton, Connecticut, CT, Healthcare Economics, Network Pricing, Medical Economics, Healthcare Analyst, Financial Analyst, Sales Contracts Analyst, Pricing Consultant, SAS, SQL
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.