Aetna LG Unerwriting Consultant in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Req ID: 41724BR

Candidate must be able to commute to Blue Bell, PA office

POSITION SUMMARY

Support Aetna's ability to achieve its financial and strategic goals through effective underwriting. Primarily includes identifying, evaluating, and managing risk in order to maximize revenue, membership and earnings. Supports the sales process by performing accurate underwriting analysis and risk assessment for complex new and/or renewal of case files

Fundamental Components:

Serves as a consultant for field sales and account management on strategic large employer groups.

Calculates complex renewal and prospective group rates using solid product knowledge and underwriting protocols.

Diagnoses product offering situations and makes strategic recommendations for benefit designs and pricing positions.

Grants underwriting exception and financial variances within prescribed dollar limits.

Negotiates and fully explains rate development, pricing components, and application of underwriting policies.

Presents information to employers and brokers in support of business rating practices.

Ensures the quality and integrity of account-specific data and information released to the sales force.

Utilizes advanced functionality of rating/financial tools, reference materials, and source systems for premium, membership, and claim information.

Analyzes competitive position on a case specific basis and develops financial comparisons.

May lead process improvement initiatives.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

Previous (5-7 years) experience in underwriting pricing methodologies and funding arrangements.

Demonstrated analytical and independent thinking skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of management.

Ability to use standard corporate software packages and corporate applications.

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Products-Medical//4-6 Years

Functional - Underwriting/Alternate Funding arrangements/4-6 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Desktop Tools//4-6 Years/End User

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

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.

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.

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.

Job Function: Underwriting