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Sr SAS Programmer - Hopkins, MN

Minnetonka, MN 55345
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If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm) 

This position is part of a team responsible for management and execution of our provider incentive programs known as Additional Compensation Programs (ACP) including system setup and maintenance; incentive reporting, calculation and distribution; and incentive research and reconciliation.  As part of this team, the Business Analyst Consultant will be involved in the processes around the analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, support and maintenance of the systems.  This includes system development, detail testing, data cleansing and data analysis for new or revised business/system processes.  The Business Analyst Consultant will be responsible for the delivery of accurate, network specific claims detail including all support, both internal and external related to the data.  This position is also responsible for turning business problems into understandable, actionable analyses; identifying underlying causes and potential mitigation strategies for medical cost trends, based on broad knowledge of healthcare issues including benefit designs, contracting methodologies, and reimbursement policies; and perform statistical analyses to identify root causes of medical cost trends such as unit cost issues and provider issues.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide accurate and complete claims detail to networks participating in select M&R incentive agreements
  • Understand, research, and assist in problem resolution as needed
  • Develop / maintain training programs and strategies for staff
  • Design and develop programs in SAS required to administer compensation agreements
  • Create / maintain programs supporting the compensation calculation and payment process
  • Ensure systems and applicable environments are stable in order to prepare for potential growth in compensation arrangements
  • Ability to research both internal and external questions and provide input and suggestions for system sustainability, programming, new processes, etc.
  • Communicate with other teams both internally and externally involved with the process and provide ongoing support for request tracker
  • Independently develop programs and queries to run analytics for the compensation program
  • Administer / set up new networks in Mainframes
  • Identify and solve potential program / data problems ensuring appropriate follow through and resolution
  • Ensure sufficient documentation is available (and provided) to support audits including current / historical documentation of programming and system changes and additions to support the ACP program
  • Perform analyses of issues, participate in development of potential solutions, and make recommendations to ensure accurate and timely resolution
  • Recommend and drive process improvements
  • Generally, work is self-directed and not prescribed
  • Serves as a technical resource to others
  • Experience with financial operations is beneficial
  • Other projects as assigned

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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Posted: 2020-09-29 Expires: 2020-10-30

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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