Health Care Economics

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Health Care Economics

Picture yourself helping set the direction for how our Fortune 7 organization operates. 

• Use a blend of technology and analysis to help create insights, interface with subject matter experts, and build new models.

• Visualize yourself analyzing economic and pricing strategies to better the health system and improve the health of millions worldwide.

• Present your ideas to leadership and working with advanced technology can inspire your life's best work.SM

Create Your Own Opportunities

Challenge yourself on a diverse, high-caliber team.  Build relationships that enhance member well-being along with our financial performance. Bring your expertise in SAS, SQL and VBA programming to perform data analytics and identify trends in a professional, respected organization.

The possibilities are endless for you to create your own opportunities.

  • Analyze health care data involving costs, claims, and pricing strategies
  • Perform data analytics and identify trends
  • Apply programming skills

We’ve built on our legacy by designing, developing and analyzing data to measure clinical outcomes, network performance and methodology levers within the health care industry. Our analysts bring strong skills of underwriting and actuarial science to help manage a shifting regulatory industry with a large economic landscape. We're developing the most vibrant networks of providers and care givers in the world.

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As an Analyst, you'll identify potential areas for medical cost improvements and alternative pricing strategies by analyzing the reporting tools that are used internally. You'll create reports that specifically address risk adjustment for various markets and update automated processes. This is challenge. It’s an adrenal-fueled culture of performance and success. 

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As a consultant, you'll investigate key business problems, then analyze data and develop reports to measure clinical outcomes, network performance and methodology levers. Our consultants manage partner relationships and recommend best approaches to provide growth opportunities for the businesses.

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As a Manager of Health Care Economics, you will evaluate a variety of payer capitation arrangements and provider contracts. Your critical research and investigation of key business problems coupled with analyses will shape bold, viable solutions within the complex health care landscape.

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As Director of Health Care Economics, you'll identify, analyze and assess market trends and emerging regulation issues within health care policy. You'll take your performance to expert levels when you publish bold original data analysis internally and externally. You'll develop and mentor your team to build strong relationships within the organization including finance, actuarial, network contracting, and clinical operations areas.

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How We're Changing Health Care 

UnitedHealth Group serves clients and consumers through two distinct platforms. Health Benefits through our UnitedHealthcare business and Health Services through our Optum business. Together, we're helping people live healthier lives and helping make the health system work better for everyone.

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group provides global health benefits and services to major employers with workforces in more than 125 countries.

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Optum serves 115 million consumers with the right support, information, resources and products to achieve their health goals.

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UnitedHealthcare’s top-performing Accountable Care Organizations are delivering up to 12% lower medical costs across all lines of business.

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