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Manager Healthcare Economics - Eden Prairie, MN more...
Location:Hopkins (Eden Prairie), MN
Company:Optum Corporate
First posted:June 07, 2017
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Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. Here you'll develop and execute the strategies that impact our ability to help people live healthier lives.

As a Manager of Health Care Economics, you will evaluate a variety of payer capitation arrangements and perform analysis of provider contracts. You will perform critical research and investigation of key business problems. Your analyses will create viable, real-world solutions within the complex health care landscape. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

Excellent problem solving capabilities

Detail oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills

Self-motivated, ability to work independently and drive change

Develop and Improve payer and provider pricing analytics and set performance targets

Develop contract revenue and unit cost forecasts

Possess excellent time management and prioritization skills in order to meet multiple deadlines; comfortable working in a high-paced area and reporting out to senior leadership

Required Qualifications:

Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

3+ years experience performing financial analysis of health care data

Proficiency in statistical and financial modeling and analysis

Proficiency with SQL, SAS and/or other statistical programs

Advanced level of proficiency working with MS Excel including advanced formulas, pivot tables, macros, lists, statistical functions, etc.

2+ years of experience in SQL or SAS

Ability to identify technical solutions and provide guidance to staff members on the implementation of recommended solutions
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity 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.

Job Keywords: financial analysis, data analysis, modeling, SQL, SAS, statistical modeling, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

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