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Sr. Underwriter in Boston, MA at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

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Job Description


The Underwriter- (Senior Pricing Analyst) is a senior level individual contributor who assesses historical data and calculates pricing for products offered by Beacon with minimal to no supervision. This position is responsible for preparing analysis and pricing models to support pricing and company strategies.  This position assumes responsibility for processing bids and tasks regardless of complexity or type.  This person is expected to be able to communicate effectively with every level of management and external clients.  This position may be responsible for mentoring and support of junior underwriting staff.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Calculates all aspects of pricing for new and renewal clients including claims targets, administrative rates, reinsurance, risk fees, unit costs, benefit plan implications, utilization assumptions and profit. Serves as an immediate resource to assigned care management staff to assist in problem solving as questions and issues arise.
  • Analyzes historical and demographic information, financial, risk and performance arrangements.  Works Regional teams to identify appropriate operational and pricing strategies. Ensures that historical/current costs and staffing patterns are reflected accurately in pricing models.
  • Prepares underwriting analysis exhibits and reviews proposed pricing with Vice President, Underwriting or Chief Actuary.
  • Distributes Underwriting Summary to the Regional team for review and approval
  • Participates as requested in client contract negotiations and review.
  • Researches and responds to pricing related questions.

Position Requirements:

  • Education: B.S. or B.A. in business related field (preferably finance or accounting).    
  • Relevant Work Experience: Minimum 3 years underwriting analysis, strongly prefer in managed care or health care.

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