Why work for the leading organization in health care to help improve the lives of millions? You'll find that this is no small opportunity on our Health Care Economics team. 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. As the Health Care Economics Analyst, 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. Along with your team, you will identify potential areas for medical cost improvements and alternative pricing strategies. You will help heal the health care system as you work with an elite team to solve tough challenges. Join us. And start doing your life's best work.(sm) 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
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience 2+ years of data analysis experience either from professional work history or educational study At least an intermediate level of proficiency working with MS Excel including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, etc. At least a basic level of proficiency working with SQL and / or SAS programming tools Ability to quickly learn and use computer software tools effectively Preferred Qualifications: 1+ years of health care experience working with claims data and medical codes is highly preferred Intermediate skills / knowledge of query tools, database platforms, data mapping / ETL, system platforms and software packages platformsCareers 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. Job Keywords: Medical Cost Analysis, Analytics, claims, affordability, health care economics, actuarial, actuary, Senior Analyst, data analysis, SQL, SAS, Horsham, PA, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
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.