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Healthcare Economics Consultant - Telecommute - 893135

Dallas, TX 75201 Work Remotely
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    893135

There comes a point when you have developed your perspective and are ready to and start leading and guiding. If that's where you are today, let's talk about where you can be tomorrow with our leading, global health care organization. Provider networks across the health care system are becoming more efficient and effective everyday thanks to companies like UnitedHealth Group and people like you. Here's an opportunity to put your expertise to work in new ways as you help strike the balance between health care costs and resources. In this consultative role, you'll ensure that healthcare contracts are priced accurately and fairly for all involved. As you do, you'll discover the resources, backing and opportunities that you'd expect from a Fortune 7 leader.


You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Anticipate customer needs and proactively develop solutions to meet them
  • 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
  • Review work performed by others and recommend improvements
  • Create solutions with unfamiliar information and without typical tools -'out of the box' thinking

In this role, it is all about creativity, challenge, and complexity. You'll be expected to help accurately and effectively price the network. It's challenging because you need to be creative in your approach to the analytics behind the contract in order to properly utilize resources, build the data and price the network accurately. In addition this is a visible role with the need to evaluate and influence. Active leading of discussions including presenting perspectives and opinions to senior management will be essential.

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
  • 2+ years of experience in creating and using financial modeling tools, spreadsheets and information acquisition tools
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in performing financial impact analysis, risk management and data manipulation
  • Expert level proficiency in MS Excel
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of analytical experience in financial analysis, health care pricing, network management, health care economics or related discipline
  • 3+ years of experience with provider payment methodologies and healthcare products
  • Experience with medical coding (CPT, ICD-9, ICD-10, etc.)
  • Knowledge of MS Access


As we make our networks more efficient and effective, we make life better for millions. That's the opportunity with UnitedHealth Group. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doingyour life's best work.(sm)


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 isyour 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: Healthcare Economics Consultant, Financial Analysis, Risk Management, Data Manipulation, Financial Modeling, Medical Coding, Provider Payment, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Remote, Work from Home, Work at Home,Dallas, TX, Texas,Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota

Posted: 2020-10-29 Expires: 2020-12-26

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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