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Benefits Strategist (Surest) - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

At UnitedHealthcare, we're simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable and equitable. Ready to make a difference? Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Benefit Strategies team consists of individuals that develop strategic plan design/positioning recommendations and support financial forecasting for new and existing plan sponsors (and their consulting/brokerage partners).

You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Each Benefit Strategist serves as a market-facing subject matter expert, partnering with sales and account teams to: -

    • educate stakeholders on how Surest uses our unique actuarial plan design and tech-enabled health-system navigation to drive behavior change
    • provide insight on how to forecast the Surest impact on member and plan spend by developing and presenting analytic work and using actuarial models to interpret and predict the Surest plan performance vs. more traditional plan
    • develop plan design change recommendations that support the continual evolution and enhanced performance of existing Surest plan offerings
    • support, troubleshoot, and enhance the tools and models used in day-to-day work, including mid-market modeling and stop loss quoting
    • generate client-specific actuarial outputs for select clients, including IBNR and other actuarial compliance items

      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:

      • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Mathematics, or a related quantitative discipline
      • 5+ years of experience in a health benefit financial/pricing role, including roles performing or providing oversight of forecasting, benefit pricing, rate setting
      • 2+ years of experience as a medical benefit strategic lead on one or more 5,000+ employee group, including capturing employer priorities and developing innovative strategies to meet those needs -
      • Experience in data manipulation and presentation skills, including MS Excel & PowerPoint
      • Experience with approaches and practices that -

        • analyze, model and trend benefit data
        • identify waste, inconsistencies, and opportunities in benefit programs
        • drive process improvement -

        • Familiarity with health plan analytic principles, practices, and techniques to interpret plan experience and utilization data
        • A record of developing and implementing new benefit strategies, programs, policies, and procedures
        • A solid understanding of risk management practices within health care and benefit operations

          Preferred Qualifications:

          • Actuarial Qualifications, ASA or FSA
          • Experience working as Benefits Consultant for large and jumbo employers
          • Experience working with or for Health Tech companies -
          • Demonstrated solid presentation and communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to build relationships with HR leaders
          • Demonstrated ability to navigate new and emerging situations with efficient and accurate problem solving skills
          • Demonstrated leadership in managing projects and developing resources training and guiding others in performing the work required project management principles and practices

            Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)

            California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington residents is $101,200 to $184,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

            ---All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy

            At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

            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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