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Senior Underwriting Consultant - Hartford, CT - 932424

Hartford, CT 06103
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    932424

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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"The Senior Underwriting Consultant will analyze health benefit plan characteristics and assess risks as to frequency and potential severity of loss of clients. They will utilize underwriting criteria and policies to provide proper rating methodologies. They will also build and maintain models to assist in the economic analysis of market alternatives. The Senior Underwriting Consultant is responsible for evaluating and recommending alternative pricing options and plan design changes based on economic analysis and trends.

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If you are located in Hartford, CT, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

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"Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Develop comparative benefit packages
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  • Review claim experience for larger/complex new business quotations and renewals.
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  • Apply underwriting guidelines to prepare renewal and / or prospect rates
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  • Support Marketing in completing group experience retention illustrations and address questions on request for proposals
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  • Analyze health benefit plan characteristics and assess risks around loss of clients
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  • Utilize underwriting criteria and policies to provide proper rating methodologies
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  • Provide technical subject matter expertise to the sales staff and district offices on new health care proposals
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  • Reviewand ProcessNew business Quotes & Renewal Opportunities
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  • Pricing of Manual and Experience rating methodologies
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  • Pricing of multi-funding arrangements
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  • Provide consultative review of both renewal and new business pricing
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  • Negotiate pricing with internal constituents and client/broker partners
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  • Ensurefinancials are recorded accurately in SFDC
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  • Requires familiarity of all 50 states laws and regulations
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  • Complete deviations grids
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  • Explain underwriting principles and pricing recommendations to sales and brokers and be able to present position based on your knowledge of underwriting, competition, product, understanding of the client needs, etc.
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  • Reviewand processRFPs
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  • SupportMedical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, LTD, Business Travel, and Assistance & Security Product Lines:
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  • Supportand / or leadunderwriting projects as assigned
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  • Work on larger/complex experience rated new business quotations and renewals independently
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  • Prepare financial modeling for reserve calculation, budget calculation, and other ongoing reviews that directly aligns with client strategies
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  • Validate renewals and request for proposals for accuracy including utilization and experience reporting
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  • Conduct competitive analysis of all coverage lines and present financial and contractual findings
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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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    Bachelor'sDegree in Math, Finance, Business or other related degree
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  • 5+years of experience in healthcare underwriting for any variety of products: PPO, HMO, self-funded, ASO/fully insured, group or individual
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  • 5+ years of experience with Risk Management
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  • 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 a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. 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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    Degree in Math, Finance, Business or other related degree
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    10+ years of experience in healthcare underwriting for any variety of products: PPO, HMO, self-funded, ASO/fully insured, group or individual
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  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Office suite (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
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  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing
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Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 10 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives thats second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.

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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 Underwriting Consultant, Sr. Underwriting Consultant, Underwriter, Medical Underwriter, Health Plan Underwriter, Managed Care, Health Plan, PPO, HMO, Hartford, CT, Connecticut

Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-07

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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