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Associate Director Healthcare Economics Eden Prairie MN Telecommute

Eden Prairie, MN 55344 Work Remotely
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This position is responsible for providing leadership of quantitative analytics of utilization, healthcare costs data.  Identifies potential areas for medical cost improvements and alternative pricing strategies.  Manages execution and drives operational excellence.  Owns end-to-end analytics and reporting processes.   Provides data in support of actuarial, financial and utilization analyses.  Daily responsibilities include managing team and engagement production, developing project scope, conclusions and recommendations, working with clinical and operational teams to drive financial performance of clinical programs, meeting departmental turnaround times, ensuring accurate and timely completion of deliverables.  Additional responsibilities involve strategic trend identification, monitoring medical cost trend, issue resolution and technical solutions related to data, data flow and algorithm development.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  •        Manages affordability analytics in support of medical cost reduction, quality of care improvement, and patient satisfaction
  •        Develops full understanding of clinical programs being measured and sets performance goals
  •        Identifies and implements appropriate analytic approaches and methodologies
  •        Performs statistical analyses to determine effectiveness of clinical programs (e.g. pre-post analysis, clinical results)
  •        Works with clinical teams to identify areas of opportunity to drive performance of programs and develops conclusions and recommendations
  •        Designs, produces and supports development of clinical dashboards and key performance indicator reports to meet customer requirements (e.g.  local markets, external customers)
  •        Identifies trend drivers, medical cost trends, membership trends, and distributes forecast reporting for decision making
  •        Leverages and coordinates enterprise-wide capabilities to meet business specific needs
  •        Participates in the planning, development, and deployment  of business strategy
  •        Communicates results to relevant audiences and incorporates results into forecasting process and reporting
  •        Works with internal teams (e.g. HCE, DS, IT) to build ongoing reporting needs into the production environment
  •        Provides analysis and consultation to our local markets, clinicians and leaders to provide optimal, affordable care in conjunction with our analytics partners across Optum
  •        Researches and investigates key business problems through quantitative analyses healthcare data. Provides management with statistical findings and conclusions
  •        Leads initiatives in support of operations, project work, and innovative/exploratory analyses
  •        Provides team leadership to and is accountable for supporting the performance of the HCE team
  •        Develops functional, market level, and/or site strategy, plans, productions and organizational priorities

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. 

Posted: 2020-08-24 Expires: 2020-11-08

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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Associate Director Healthcare Economics Eden Prairie MN Telecommute

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Eden Prairie, MN 55344

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