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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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Sr Underwriting Associate (Medicare)

Primary Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford

Are you passionate about making a difference in Healthcare? Do you want to be at the forefront of change? Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare.What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

As a Sr Underwriting Associate in the Government Services Actuarial and Underwriting organization, you will perform accurate analysis and risk assessment to produce sound financial responses/products in a timely manner. Provides superior service in support of writing and/or renewing Aetna's group Medicare Advantage business. The 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. This role will give the candidate an opportunity to help drive membership and earnings as part the growing Government Services organization and continue to develop Aetna's Medicare Advantage products.


Fundamental Components

·Performs underwriting analysis and risk assessment for new and/or renewal of large group contracts andaccountings.

·Prepares and delivers new business quotes and/or existing business renewals and/or accountings.

·Applies underwriting guidelines and escalates underwriting exceptions/financial variances for their assigned cases to the appropriate level.

·Assists sales personnel in explaining rate/fee,accounting balance development and communicating underwriting policy

·Produces timely and accurate customer specific documents, deliverables and accounting related information.


·1-3 years’ experience in underwriting/accounting concepts, pricing methodologies and funding arrangements.

·Experience in underwriting fully insured pricing methodologies (manual, experience, blended, etc.) is preferred but not required.

·Demonstrated ability to utilize analytical and independent thinking skills.

·Demonstrated success in collaborating with others to meet/exceed expectations.

·Experience working with standard Microsoft Office product.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Telework Specifications:
Position is open to Part-time Telework (3 days office-based).Option for telework will be evaluated after a certain period of employment.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth,achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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

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