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At Aetna, we’re pioneering a total approach to health and wellness. As an underwriter, you’ll provide valuable, ongoing financial insights for corporate clients and determine accurate and competitive rates and fees for new and renewal business. We’ll count on you to negotiate rates that meet our customer’s financial needs while delivering high-quality products, claims projections, funding evaluations and financial accounting packages. And we’ll support you in achieving more in your life and your work.

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Medicare Advantage Underwriting Consultant

Primary Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford
As a Medicare Underwriting Consultant, individuals will be required to produce accurate and timely proposals and renewals for Aetna's Public and Labor Sector, National Accounts, and Key and Select Medicare Advantage customers. Underwriting consultants work closely with the sales team to provide strategic healthcare solutions which are affordable and satisfactory to the member and plan sponsor.

Fundamental Components:
Will be responsible to manage an assigned book of business and ideally take steps to mitigate risk at the plan sponsor level and achieve growth, retention and revenue targets for their book. Underwriting Consultants will need to work proactively and within variance guidance to achieve segment goals and ensure customer persistency and profitability. Aetna provides an array of retiree products but will be concentrated to fully insured Medicare Advantage and PDP for this position. Underwriting Consultants will be expected to be comfortable pricing these various arrangements and products within prescribed variance guidelines. Additionally, successful individuals must be able to work across departments and functions in a focused and collaborative manner. Successful candidates also should possess excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Background Experience:
Experience working with standard Microsoft Office product. Demonstrated success in collaborating with others to meet/exceed expectations. Demonstrated ability to utilize analytical and independent thinking skills. Demonstrated success prioritizing work and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. 3-5 years’ experience in underwriting/accounting concepts, pricing methodologies and funding arrangements. Experience providing clear and concise written and verbal communications. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Additional Job Information:
An opportunity to help drive membership and earnings as part the growing Government Services organization and continue to develop Aetna's Medicare Advantage products.

Required Skills:
Finance - Delivering Profit and Performance, Finance - Profit and Quality Vigilance, General Business - Communicating for Impact, General Business - Managing Sales Relationships

Functional Skills:
Underwriting - Financial arrangements, Underwriting - Medicare, Underwriting - Pricing methodologies (manual, experience, blended, alternate, etc.)

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

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

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this 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

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