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Associate Director, Affordability - Telecommute - 942613

Trumbull, CT 06611 Work Remotely
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    942613

Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to doyour life's best work.(sm)

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TheAssociate Director of Affordabilityis responsible for developing and driving medical cost improvement strategies in the Northeast Region. This includes analyzing medical cost utilization and unit cost data, identifying top trend drivers and variation opportunities, developing strategies across cross functional teams such as network, clinical, and payment integrity, and leading the execution of those strategies. The Associate Director of Affordability should have strong analytic and organizational/project management skills as well as an ability to influence and leverage cross functional teams.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Identify medical cost affordability opportunities
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  • Develop, prioritize, manage, and execute affordability initiatives, owning end to end process
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  • Leverage local market, national, and functional (network, clinical, payment integrity, etc.) subject matter experts to optimize the value of affordability initiatives across the organization
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  • Direct and influence cross-functional teams to adopt new ideas, solutions, and approaches
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  • Communicate affordability results and risks to plan to regional leadership
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  • Translate complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences
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  • Solve unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business
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  • Identify and resolve technical, operational and organizational problems outside own team
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  • Predict emerging customer needs and develop innovative solutions to meet them
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  • Participate in the development of business strategy
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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • 5+ years of overall professional work experience
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  • 2+ years of experience working with a health insurer, managed care organization, or similar healthcare related experience
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  • 2+ years of experience leading complex projects across cross functional teams
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  • 2+ years of experience with different provider reimbursement methodologies such as fee for service, DRG, per diem, case rate
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  • Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Undergraduate degree
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  • Solid written and verbal communication skills including well-developed interpersonal skills used to influence the behavior of others, some of whom will be at executive levels
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  • Ability to multi-task, shifting back and forth effectively among multiple activities
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  • Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills
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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)

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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.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords: Associate Director, Affordability, Telecommute, Remote, Work from Home

Posted: 2021-07-22 Expires: 2021-08-21

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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