Some people take things as they come. Others relentlessly push themselves to go farther. Combine health care and technology, which are two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet, with UnitedHealth Group's culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get: industry-leading health care services at a company that's improving the lives of millions. As the Health Care Economics Consultant you will design and develop reports and analyze data to measure clinical outcomes, network performance and methodology levers. You will investigate key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and health care costs data. As the Consultant, you will interpret and analyze clinical data from various sources and recommend best approaches for its consolidation. Your analyses will be used to create viable, real-world solutions in a complex health care landscape. The work is as challenging as it is rewarding. You'll open doors to new opportunities. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. Join us. There's never been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities: Interpret and analyze claims, premium, capitation and membership data in support of Underwriting, Actuarial and utilization analysesLead projects to completion by contributing to database creation, statistical modeling and financial reportsCreate and update automated processes within client databases Analyze reporting tools utilized by the internal customer groups
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience3+ years of work experience in a corporate settingMinimum of 3-5 years of experience with data analysis, interpretation, synthesis and presentation for conveying results and recommendations to internal/external customers1+ years of health care experience working with claims data and medical codesProficiency in performing data analyticsAt least a beginner level proficiency with SQL, SAS and/or other statistical programs At least a beginner level of proficiency with MS AccessAt least an intermediate level of proficiency working with MS Excel including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, etc.Preferred Qualifications:Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong presentation skills Knowledgeable of healthcare cost and quality topics Knowledgeable and able to speak to emerging healthcare industry trendsCareers 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: Health Care Economics Consultant, data analysis, claims data, medical codes, SQL, SAS, Sharonville, OH, Ohio
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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.