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Medical Economics Consultant

Primary Location: Hartford, CT
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford, KS-Overland Park
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Description:
- This is a role in a very fast paced and dynamic environment with a high performing team and there are high expectations.
- This analytical position is responsible for supporting the achievement of the 2018 SAI Target for Network & Clinical Services and works collaboratively to determine the financial impact resulting from changes in Aetna’s medical policy. This position is part of a team that provides focused analytical research, complex financial modeling and business decision support related to medical costs.


Fundamental Components:
- Participate in complex medical economic projects and business decision support
- Influence changes and/or enhancements to business processes, medical policies, and system infrastructure to improve information quality, availability and access
- Support the achievement of medical cost savings goals related to ideation and analysis for Scoreable Action Initiatives (SAIs).
- The ideal candidate will have foundational knowledge of medical policy, as well as medical management concepts.
- Must be skilled in complex data collection, modeling & analysis.
- Must be skilled with Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Access and understand relational database concepts. SAS/SQL knowledge is a plus.
- Must be able to appropriately prioritize & manage multiple projects while managing customer expectations and business priorities.
- Requires strong communication skills, creating an environment of teamwork with MEU internal & external constituents.
- Requires an understanding of healthcare industry, healthcare data, common healthcare terminology, and medical cost issues & strategies.


Background Experience:
-Demonstrated project management experience with accountability for business results
-Strong Analytical Skills - must be able to turn data into information and influence business decisions
-Collaboration - must be able to work across teams and reach out for necessary information, input, and buy-in
-Successfully Prioritize Competing Projects
-Understand Medical Cost Drivers


Required Skills:
Benefits Management - Understanding Clinical Impacts, General Business - Turning Data into Information, Leadership - Collaborating for Results

Desired Skills:
General Business - Communicating for Impact, General Business - Maximizing Work Practices, Leadership - Anticipating and Innovating

Technology Experience:
Aetna Application - Enterprise Data Warehouse, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel, Development Language - SQL

Potential Telework Position:
Yes

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

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