Manager, Actuarial - Multiple locations
For those who believe in the power of data to help write the next chapter in health care, here's your opportunity. At UnitedHealth Group, you will be part of Optum -- the actuarial consulting leader in health care innovation.
Being a Manager, Actuarial is about far more than numbers. It's about analyzing data and delivering bold, business-savvy solutions to help millions live healthier lives. You'll use innovative tools including the largest database of health care information in the world to interpret the key drivers of health care trends for our internal and external clients. You'll work with an elite actuarial team to perform mathematical analyses and actuarial modeling to identify statistical findings and conclusions. And you'll open doors to countless new career opportunities. The work is as challenging as it is rewarding. Join us. There's never been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm)
In this role, you will perform various actuarial analytics functions supporting commercial, Medicare and Medicaid actuarial practices, including focused push around Medicaid, MACRA, next generation underwriting, predictive analytics, and risk adjustment.
Interpret and analyze risk adjustment data and recommend best approaches
Provide thought leadership and direction around risk adjustment data validation (RADV) services
Interpret the key drivers of health care trends for our internal and external clients
Perform pricing methodologies and assumptions
Develop new rates, prepare cost estimates and conduct and evaluate studies on pricing, utilization and health care costs for our broad range of clients
Determine the impact on premiums as well as various health product proposals
Perform mathematical analyses and Actuarial modeling that provides management with statistical findings and conclusions
Manage projects for internal and external clients
Design and run complex data programs
Perform quantitative analysis of Actuarial, financial, utilization and costs data
Analyze forecasts and trends
5 years of Actuarial experience
3 years of Actuarial experience working in Healthcare
3 years of internal and / or external Client facing project management experience including managing multiple projects / priorities simultaneously
2 years interpreting and analyzing risk adjustment data
Interest in and demonstrated capability to successfully lead projects and Client engagements effectively
Experience mentoring and guiding the analytical work of junior staff against project timelines
Advanced proficiency working with MS Excel including experience building and refining models in Excel
Prior consulting experience
ASA or FSA credential
At least a basic level of proficiency with SAS and / or SQL
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: actuary, ASA, FSA, commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, MACRA, predictive analytics, risk adjustment
Website : http://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/
About UnitedHealth Group 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. We are committed to introducing innovative approaches, products and services that can improve personal health and promote healthier populations in local communities. Our core capabilities in clinical care resources, information and technology uniquely enable us to meet the evolving needs of a changing health care environment as millions more Americans enter a structured system of health benefits and we help build a stronger, higher quality health system that is sustainable for the long term