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Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com


Job Category:

Healthcare Economics



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Senior Healthcare Economic Analyst - Santa Ana, CA

UHG - Santa Ana, California

Posted: 11/19/2018

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)  


The Sr. Healthcare Economic Analyst will monitor client deliverables to ensure that we are continuing to meet contractual SLAs from the client. This position will also assist in optimizing programs and processes that will gain a quicker turnaround time.  This position is primarily focused on Production Processing for client reporting.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interpret and analyze claims, membership, and provider data in support of risk and quality initiatives
  • Lead projects to completion by contributing to database creation, statistical modeling, and client reporting
  • Create and update automated processes
  • Analyze reporting tools utilized by the internal customer groups

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience in a corporate setting
  • Proficiency in performing data analytics
  • Some exposure to SQL, SAS, and/or other statistical programs
  • At least a beginner level of proficiency with MS Access
  • At least an intermediate level of proficiency working with MS Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare experience
  • Intermediate level proficiency in SQL, SAS, and/or other statistical programs

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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: healthcare, economic, analyst, analytics, Santa Ana, CA, California

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