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Senior Healthcare Economics Analyst - Minnetonka, MN - 918769

Minnetonka, MN 55345
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    918769

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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Are you ready to set the pace as an expert problem solver? As the Senior Healthcare Economics Analyst you will be challenged to provide data-driven answers to the toughest problems facing the Medicare and Retirement line of business. The primary focus of the team is to identify, analyze, and explain medical trends. You will build and manipulate complex claims datasets to investigate root causes of medical trends. You will drive innovation by creating flexible, Excel-based models to support the ongoing identification of trend drivers and affordability opportunities. Ultimately, the goal of our team is to use data to build a narrative and influence key business decisions.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Identify, analyze, and explain Medicare medical trends using claims-based analyses
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  • Construct polished MS Excel models to satisfy analytical requests
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  • Use SAS/SQL to construct claims-based datasets
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  • Research healthcare topics, incorporate findings into data analyses
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  • Provide ongoing, meaningful communications to managers on project status, results and conclusions from analyses
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The environment is challenging and fast-paced. Team members are expected to possess a high level of energy and strong critical-thinking skills. The ideal candidate is adaptable, curious, and action oriented. Join our team of driven individuals dedicated to creating value for our business.

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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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Math, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Economics, or a related degree
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  • 1+ years of applicable corporate or academic experience in data analytics examining and summarizing data to uncover insights
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  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Excel (practical experience working with pivot tables, advanced formulas, graphs, vlookups)
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  • 1+ year of professional work experience or advanced degree
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  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Healthcare claims analytics experience
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  • SAS/SQL experience
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  • Team oriented and motivated to collaborate
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  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
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  • Proactive problem-solving abilities
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Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time to do 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:Senior Healthcare Economics Analyst, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota

Posted: 2021-04-01 Expires: 2021-05-01

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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