Network Pricing Analyst II - Telecommute

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UnitedHealth Group
Analysis, Analyst, Development, Genetic, Management, Metrics, Modeling, Risk Management, SAS
Full Time, Full-time
Competitive
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description


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)In this role, it is all about creativity, challenge, and complexity. This position is responsible for researching, evaluating, developing, and investigating key business problems through quantitative analyses of healthcare utilization, cost data, and quality metrics with a specific focus on Value Based Programs (VBP). You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:Support and validate provider network contracting and unit cost management Conduct financial and network pricing modeling, analysis and reporting Perform unit cost and contract valuation analysis in support of network contracting negotiations and unit cost management strategies Manage unit cost budgets, target setting, performance reporting and associated financial models Develops full understanding of VBP programs being measuredIdentifies and implements appropriate analytic approaches/methodologiesExtracts and aggregates applicable data for measurement purposesPerforms statistical analyses to determine effectiveness of VBP programs (e.g., pre-post analysis)Produces or supports development of periodic scorecards (e.g., utilization and performance reports)Develops conclusions and recommendationsCommunicates results to relevant audiences

Required Qualifications:Undergraduate degree or Math, Statistics, Actuarial Science or related field5+ years of analytical experience in actuarial, financial analysis, health care pricing, health care economics or related discipline3+ years of experience with healthcare products3+ years of experience performing financial impact modeling and analysis, risk management, or data manipulationProficiency in ExcelProficiency in data querying with SAS or SQLPreferred Qualifications:Graduate degreeCareers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)*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.Job Keywords: Network Pricing Analyst II, telecommute, telecommuting, telecommuter, work from home, travel, remote


Job Title: Network Pricing Analyst II - Telecommute
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: Consumer Solutions Grp Admin
Family: Analytics
Telecommuter Position: Yes
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Overtime Status: Exempt
Posted Date: 4/16/2019
City: Eden Prairie
State: MN
Country: United States
Department: CSG Actuarial & HCE


Company Information

We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 14 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.(SM) 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 http://careers.unitedhealthgroup.com
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