Aetna Large Group Underwriter (Allina/Aetna) in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 55568BR

Do you want to be part of the change in Healthcare? Aetna is hiring an Underwriter for the Allina/Aetna Joint Venture Underwriting team. 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. We offer flexible work arrangements, outstanding wellness and financial wellness program in addition paid time off, medical, dental, vision, 401k plans. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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The Underwriter will be part of our middle market (51+ – 3000 lives) Allina/Aetna Joint Venture team. The Underwriter will be responsible for the underwriting and/or accounting functions as directed by supervisor in support of stated mission and key performance measures. His/Her scope may be limited to a single (or minimal number of) products, markets, financial arrangements and/or rating methodology. This position involves technical work and application of underwriting, accounting and/or financial principles. The work is task drive and will have responsibilities including data analyses. This is an entry level position for Large Group Underwriting.

Fundamental Components:

  • Provides underwriting support for renewals, accountings and/or specialized functions.

  • Produces timely and accurate quotes, renewals and/or accountings.

  • Analyzes input/outputs for reasonability (e.g., manual rates, benefit revisions, recorded claims, premiums, reserves, ECS charges, account structure, etc.).

  • Performs risk assessment functions as directed (e.g., claim determination and membership analysis) to set appropriate premium.

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

  • Applies underwriting guidelines in qualifying risk of adding new members.

  • Requests additional information as necessary and explains needs.

  • Maintains integrity of source data and/or accounting data systems.

  • Identifies and collects information critical to decision making.


  • Candidate must be able to demonstrated basic knowledge of rating and/or accounting and underwriting concepts

  • Demonstrate a strong analytical and independent thinking skill.

  • Have a strong attention to detail

  • Exhibit excellent ability to communicate effectively with internal and external constituents

  • Demonstrate the ability to use standard corporate software packages and corporate applications.


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


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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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Job Function: Underwriting

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.