Anthem Healthcare Economics Consultant PS8129 in Jefferson City, Missouri

Healthcare Economics Consultant PS8129

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Field: Actuarial

Requisition #: PS8129

Post Date: Jun 23, 2018

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Healthcare Economics Consultant

Most Preferred: Atlanta, GA or Virginia Beach, VA

Also open to: Indianapolis, IN; Louisville, KY; Waukesha, WI or Richmond, VA

Job Summary:

The Health Care Economics position provides analytical support to the Medicare Enterprise and Health Plan Leaders. Using restated financials, you will provide analytic and consultative support evaluating the financial performance and identifying the drivers. Developing strong relationships with Medicaid Regional Leadership including Regional Presidents, Health Plan Leaders and Medical Directors, you will present findings to various levels of the Enterprise and Health Plans. Essentially, this position acts a corporate liaison to Health Plans and strategic partner to management.

* The official title for the job is Actuarial Business Consultant.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides Medicare Enterprise financial support in the analysis of medical expenses, medical expense trend, membership, revenue, medical loss ratio and drill downs reports.

  • Provides Medicare Business Units and leaders with analysis of revenue and medical costs on a restated basis assisting Regional finance leaders with medical trend analysis and risks (trend anomalies, outliers, behaviors).

  • Develops and analyzes restated financial reports providing notations of performance deviations and anomalies.

  • Collaborates and coordinates with associates throughout the company to share ideas including plan cost-savings, opportunities, analysis techniques and models, data issues and general knowledge.

  • Independently develops sound models and analyses necessary to efficiently measure, understand, monitor and explain the company’s medical cost structure and restated financial results.

  • Validates Health Plan’s cost savings initiatives ensuring consistent and established analytical methods and standards.

  • Support enterprise data platforms through testing, training and coordinating with Decision Support department.

  • Acts as end-user expert fielding questions from Corporate and Health Plan users.

Other key competencies:

  • Leadership, communication and presentation skills required.

  • Trust-Building: Honor your word by doing what you say you are going to do.

  • Implementation/Execution: Good at organizing and managing multiple priorities and/or projects by using appropriate methodologies and tools.

  • Innovative: Introduce new ideas and processes that improve performance and productivity.

  • Team player.

  • Willing and quick learner.

  • Problem Solving: Solve problems with the ability to encourage others in collaborative problem solving.

  • Act as both a broker and consultant regarding resources; engage others in problem solving without taking over.

Requires a BS/BA degree in Mathematics, Statistics or related field; 12+ years of related experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.


  • 5+ years of experience in broad-based analytical, managed care or provider environment.

  • 5+ years of experience in managed healthcare analytics strongly preferred.

  • 3+ years of experience in Medicare.

  • Working knowledge of SQL strongly preferred.

  • Advanced Excel knowledge strongly preferred

  • Considerable experience in statistical analysis and/or healthcare modeling and reporting.

  • Master's degree.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.