Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. Here you'll develop and execute the strategies that impact our ability to help people live healthier lives. As a Manager of Health Care Economics, you will guide your team to identify potential areas for medical cost improvements and alternative pricing strategies. You will perform critical research and investigation of key business problems. Your analyses will create viable, real-world solutions within the complex health care landscape. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities:Lead development and improvement of data analytics to achieve performance targets and metricsStaff development and retentionIdentify and implement new business processes, technology, and solutions resulting in efficiencies within the analytic development teamEstablish strong matrixed relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree or equivalent experienceStrong computer skills: Access, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint Previous Leadership ExperiencePreferred Qualifications: Experience leading a team of 10-155+ years managed care and / or claim experience6+ years of medical claims auditing experienceExperience writing analytics for Payment Integrity AHIMA or CCSP certificationLEAN or Six Sigma experienceSelf - driven, ability to work independently and facilitate changeExcellent critical thinking and problem solving skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsPossess excellent time management and prioritization skills in order to meet multiple deadlinesHighly collaborative and consultative style with ability to establish credibility quickly with all levels of management across multiple functional areasComfortable 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. Job Keywords: customer service, leadership, manager, Franklin, TN, Tennessee, Wauwatosa, WI, Wisconsin, team player, problem solving, innovative thinker
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.