Healthcare Business Analyst

Employer
UHG
Location
Frederick, MD
Posted
Mar 13, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Analyst, Business
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Some people take things as they come. Others relentlessly push themselves to go farther. Combine health care and technology, which are two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet, with UnitedHealth Group's culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get: industry-leading health care services at a company that's improving the lives of millions. In the Healthcare Business Analyst role, you will support the Coordination of Benefits (COB) process. You will gather and document requirements to pull and perform analysis of claims data. You will then work with internal development teams to create algorithms designed to detect members with Medicare and/or other Commercial insurance, and to realize cost savings for our new and existing clients. The work is as challenging as it is rewarding. You'll open doors to new opportunities. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. Join us. There's never been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities:Mine member, claims and COB data Perform proof of concept analyses Anticipate customer needs and proactively develop solutions to meet them Serve as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues Investigate and respond to routine or standard requests Work on process improvement opportunities Solve complex problems and develop innovative solutions Review work performed by others and provide recommendations for improvement May lead functional or segment teams or projects Provide explanations and information to others on the most complex issues Motivate and inspire other team members Required Qualifications:Undergraduate degree or relevant equivalent experience Coordination of Benefits experience (COB) Experience writing and assessing business requirements documents 2+ years of data analysis experience Proficient with Microsoft ExcelPreferred Qualifications:Ability to work projects from inception to completion Self-driven, ability to work independently and facilitate change Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to maintain understanding of numerous client processes Detail oriented Excellent time management and prioritization skills in order to meet multiple deadlines; comfortable working in a high-paced / high production areaCareers 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. Keywords: business analysis, COB, coordination of benefits, requirements gathering, data analysis, Excel, Frederick, MD, Maryland