Healthcare Economics Consultant Minnetonka, MN

Unitedhealth Group Inc. Minnetonka , MN 55345

Posted 2 months ago

The Healthcare Economics Consultant will work within Medicare and Retirement to evaluate clinical programs in order to inform and provide recommendations to leadership. This position will help set up and evaluate new pilot programs and analyze how members utilize the healthcare system. The Healthcare Economics Consultant will work primarily on developing, owning, and maintaining clinical program evaluations. A successful Healthcare Economics Consultant will work closely with stakeholders to identify opportunities and risks when engaging in new clinical program pilots.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide management with unbiased advice and opinions in regard to clinical program strategy

  • Monitor historical and current data trends in order to make recommendations and predictions

  • Perform statistically sound modeling and analyses with application to current business needs

  • Present data and analysis in a meaningful and easy to understand manner to influence and provide guidance on data driven strategic decisions

  • Build strong relationships within the organization including finance, network pricing, product, actuarial/underwriting, clinical, and operations

  • Anticipate customer needs and proactively develop solutions to meet them

Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, Healthcare Research or related degree

  • 2 years of work experience in a corporate setting

  • Basic knowledge of statistical methods, either from educational study or professional experience

  • Experience with SAS, SQL and/or other coding/statistical programs

  • Proficient with formulas and pivot tables for data analytics in MS Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Medicare or healthcare industry

  • Experience identifying and effectively communicating trends in highly complex healthcare data

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact collaboratively with internal customers across multiple departments and business segments

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to learn quickly and produce high-quality work

  • Self-motivated to prioritize work on multiple complex assignments with ongoing deadlines

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)

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.


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