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Job Category:

Underwriting and Pricing



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Underwriter - Individual Health - IN, WI, or IL

UHG - Indianapolis, Indiana

Posted: 12/10/2018

For those who believe in the power of data to help write the next chapter in the history of health care, here's your opportunity. Advancement, an elite group of peers, variety of product lines, and rewards for delivering on our mission ensures you will always be challenged at UnitedHealth Group to do your life's best work.(sm)

This role underwrites for Individual Health and Ancillary product lines and is office based in any of three locations. (Indianapolis, IN, Lawrenceville, IL or Green Bay, WI.)



Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review individual medical and claims history to assess risk and determine if coverage is appropriate relative to standard guidelines
  • Underwrite multiple product lines to include our new 36 Month Short Term product
  • Uses an internal Excel based tool to assist with pricing of approved policies
  • As appropriate, outreach to applicants for additional information as needed
  • Provide technical subject matter expertise to the sales staff and district offices as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience in individual health underwriting
  • 2+ years experience working with medical terminology (gained through nursing, claims review, provider practice setting, EMT or other experience)
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing


Desired Qualifications:


  • Ability to make decisions independently while also working in a team environment
  • Flexibility; able to shift priorities or tasks effectively
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience


Careers 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: Underwriter, Individual Health, Indianapolis, IN, Green Bay, WI, Lawrenceville, IL

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