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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Healthcare Economics Consultant - Telecommute

Healthcare

Healthcare Network Director

Yearly

No

Richardson, Texas, United States

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze provider reimbursement arrangements, design, and implement sound tools and applications to efficiently measure, monitor and forecast revenue from payers and reimbursement to providers.
  • Evaluate financial impacts of network configurations across hospital, ancillary and physician provider types.
  • Comfortable working with large and imperfect data sets making reasonable assumptions along the way.
  • Concisely summarize and communicate the results of complex analytics.
  • Work with cross-functional teams across the organization to make strategic decisions supported by data.

This position will require an understanding of product pricing portfolio, and fee-for-service contract analysis. Candidate should have demonstrated ability working within cross-functional teams and working with senior leadership. Successful candidates will have strong people, project, change and data management skills.You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable area of expertise or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in an analytical healthcare capacity involving claim detail and claim analytics
  • Knowledge of Physician FFS reimbursement methodologies.
  • Intermediate skill level with SAS and/or SQL
  • MS Excel Advanced skillset, creating Excel dashboards

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in healthcare finance, network analytics, performing analysis on large sets of facility and professional claim data for a payer/health plan or provider/care delivery system.
  • Experience working with FFS methodology, Shared Risk and Savings models, Accountable Care activities including opportunity identification and communication.
  • Advanced proficiency working with queries, familiarity with at least one of the following business intelligence and statistical tools - MS-SQL, SAS, and Tableau.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and initiative

UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 5, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

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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