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Healthcare Economics


United States

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Full Time

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Senior Healthcare Economics Consultant, HouseCalls Analytics – Eden Prairie, MN, or Santa Ana, CA

UHG - Santa Ana, California

Posted: 08/29/2018

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 be involved in identifying potential areas for RAF improvements and improved member condition capture. 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)
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Daily client interactions with leadership of various RAF programs
  • Financial & clinical analysis
  • Building analytics models
  • SQL - writing code and extracting data
  • Building linear financial analyses
  • Client presentations
  • Report outs/presentations on findings
  • Analysis review
  • Analysis prioritization
  • Research data opportunities, provide root causes, and to identify possible solutions
  • Strong communication to clients - concise, articulate, linear

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance/economics/mathematics or related field

  • 5+ years of Healthcare Analytics Experience or Financial experience in the Healthcare Industry

  • 5+ years of experience using SQL, intermediate to advanced level skills (able to write code and to extract data from various sources)

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Knowledge of Tableau

  • Comfortable presenting to various audiences and levels of leadership

  • Ability to understand complex data relationships and to distill the conclusions into a concise summary

  • Familiar with the healthcare industry

  • Self-motivated and comfortable with strategy development and execution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional experience with Tableau and/or other data visualization tools highly preferred

  • Experience analyzing healthcare claims data

  • Knowledge of the Risk Adjustment business (HCCs, RAF, Dx codes)

  • Strategic thinker to find solutions to discovered opportunities

  • Ability to develop new relationships and to gain trust

  • Communication and follow through skills

  • Persistent to find answers when initial results aren't conclusive

  • Eager to learn

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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: analytical support, analytics, Reporting, SQL, tableau, developer

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