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Job Category:

Healthcare Economics


United States

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Full Time

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Senior Healthcare Economics Analyst - San Antonio, TX

UHG - San Antonio, Texas

Posted: 08/22/2018

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. You will work to deliver solutions for the full spectrum of disease states, health events, and medical, behavioral, and pharmacy health services.
As a Senior Healthcare 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. The work is as challenging as it is rewarding. You'll open doors to new opportunities. You'll grow and develop professionally. And you'll add exponentially to your skill set. 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:
  • Review claims, premium, capitation, and membership data in support of underwriting, actuarial, and utilization analyses
  • Create and update automated processes
  • Analyze reporting tools utilized by the internal customer groups
  • Produce and review reports

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience working in the healthcare industry
  • Financial analysis or accounting experience
  • Advanced level of SQL proficiency
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Access, MS Excel, MS Word, and relationship database concepts
  • Working knowledge of Tableau

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Python and R

  • Knowledge of healthcare claims processes and procedures

  • Ability to quickly learn and use computer software tools effectively

  • Ability to meet and manage monthly deliverable deadlines

  • Ability to work within a team environment and navigate multiple concurrent deadlines

  • Ability to apply critical thinking and analytical tools to outgoing reports

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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.



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