Manager Underwriting - Major National Accounts Health/Medical

Manager Underwriting - Major National Accounts Health/Medical

HCSC | Chicago, IL, 60602, US

Posted 14 days ago

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Job Summary

This position is responsible for managing a team that underwrites accounts in compliance with HCSC's goals and objectives and federal and state legislation, resulting in the sale and renewal of Major/National Health/Medical Group business in the Major/National (2,000+ contracts) segment.


Required Job Qualifications:

* Bachelor Degree and 5 years experience underwriting small and/or large accounts and dealing directly with key customers, consultants and/or brokers OR 6 years of experience underwriting small and/or large accounts and dealing directly with key customers, consultants and brokers.
* 3 years of underwriting of higher complexity cases (if responsibility includes one or more of the following segments: large/major/national/and or special accounts (Labor Union, Student Health, IL Hospital, Co-operatives, Private Exchange, etc.) or OR Demonstrated capability to meet required job responsibility.
* Successfully demonstrated skills and experience in underwriting and pricing of various funding options and products and making sound decisions.
* Operational knowledge of renewal and prospective group health underwriting processes and procedures.
* Knowledge of underwriting methodologies including mathematical and financial group health underwriting funding.
* Extensive experience applying consortium procedure and pricing (if applicable).
* Extensive experience and knowledge of managed care/health care, group insurance products and group health underwriting financial arrangements and knowledge of state and federal legislation to underwriting practices and making sound decisions.
* Work management skills in prioritizing and assigning work and project assignments.
* Demonstrated highly effective Presentation skills for addressing customers and senior management.
* Demonstrate skills for developing presentations, building and maintaining positive relationships internally and externally, interacting with representatives of large and strategic accounts, coordinating initiatives across departments, interacting with senior management, lead staff.
* Project management skills and experience, including designing and leading projects.
* Verbal and written communication skills, including correct grammar, appropriate word choice, precisions, structure, and appropriate tone and level of detail for audience.
* Interact with BCBSA and member plans.
* Interpret and describe BCBS products and financial arrangements as well as those provided by competitors.
* Successfully demonstrated interpersonal skills in establishing and maintaining positive business relationships.
* Independent judgment and problem resolution skills.
* Work and project management skills including the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time and workload to meet deadlines.
* PC proficiency to include Word and Excel.
* Successfully demonstrated skills and experience in presenting to external clients.
* Process management and process improvement experience and skills to identify and implement process changes.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

* Experience managing Major/National (2,000+ contracts) Accounts.
* Health Underwriting or Medical Underwriting is crucial for success in this role.
* Knowledge of the Blue System and ability to price National business.

We offer a flexible work arrangement to include 2 days work from home and 3 days working in one of our corporate offices. Chicago, Downers Grove, Springfield, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Corpus, Richardson, Albuquerque, NM, Tulsa, OK, OKC.

Relocation is not available at this time.

Sponsorship is not provided.



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HCSC is committed to diversity in the workplace and to providing equal opportunity and affirmative action to employees and applicants. We are an Equal Opportunity Employment / Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Drug screening and background investigation are required, as allowed by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.