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UnitedHealth Group Associate Healthcare Economics Analyst - Farmington, CT in Farmington, Connecticut

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The analyst in this position will be responsible for maintaining and producing currently scheduled reports as well as pulling ad-hoc reporting as needed.

This position will focus on qualitative analyses of Medicare risk adjustment data to help identify potential areas of focus and opportunity for the OptumCare Network of CT IPA population.

The position will work directly with hiring manager on analyses and reporting, with the expectation that they will develop the skills and knowledge over time to produce independent analyses.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist manager in maintaining and producing standard reporting needs

  • Review payer-produced reporting and perform cross-data analyses compared to internal data

  • Perform data analytics in support of trend identification, initiative/program development and validation/measurement

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of internal systems and databases to be able to query data as needed

  • Provide ongoing communications on project status, results and conclusions from analyses

  • Other duties 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite is required, including proficiency with Microsoft Access and Excel

  • Undergraduate degree

  • 1+ year of professional experience working with data

  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location

  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive VoiceResponse (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of SQL coding language

  • Familiarity with Medicare HCC Coding

  • Experience in a healthcare setting

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: data, analytics, excel, access, sql, healthcare, associate, analyst, healthcare economics, Farmington, CT, Connecticut