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Manager Medical Economics

Highmark Inc.

Company :

Highmark Inc.

Job Description : 


This position will provide leadership and direction to the medical economics team.  The incumbent will lead the development of medical cost analytics across the medical economics team, focusing on providing meaning insights on emerging medical cost trends.  Will focus on analytics that power the execution or business objectives identified by the organization.  Will present the information in a clear and concise manner with the focus on providing meaning insights and potential areas of opportunity to key business leaders.  The incumbent will partner with the Finance and Actuarial teams to fully understand emerging medical cost results and how they compare to expectations. This leader will be responsible for the training, development and workload focused on providing detailed medical cost analytics.


  • Perform management responsibilities to include, but are not limited to: involved in hiring and termination decisions, coaching and development, rewards and recognition, performance management and staff productivity.  Plan, organize, staff, direct and control the day-to-day operations of the department; develop and implement policies and programs as necessary; may have budgetary responsibility and authority.
  • Lead the medical economics team in the analysis of emerging medical cost trends, the development of  the "story"  and the presentation of the facts in an informative manner to business leaders. 
  • Partner with key analytical partners and business leaders to understand the full medical cost picture, impact of operational changes and changing market dynamics
  • Mentor, coach, train medical economics team so everyone is delivering a high-quality analytic story. 
  • Develop tools, processes, standard formats to improve the overall efficiency of the team
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Finance, Data Science or Actuarial Science


  • 6 years of progressive related experience in lieu of Bachelor's degree


  • Master's Degree in Business Administration, Data Science, Mathematics, Public Health or Healthcare Analytics



  • 7 years with Medical Cost Analytics, Actuarial Science, Healthcare Analytics
  • 3 years of Leadership and Management Experience


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  • Strong leadership and team development skills
  • Executive level communication skills
  • Ability to present complex analysis and potential areas of opportunity
  • Team development/talent management
  • Medical Economics/Healthcare Analytics/Actuarial Analytics
  • Ability to collaborate across all levels of the organization
  • attention to detail, ability to understand how the facts align to broader strategic view

Language (Other than English):


Travel Requirement:

0% - 25%


Position Type

WFA - Work From Anywhere

100% - Remote

Teaches / trains others regularly


Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site


Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)


Physical work site required 


Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Does Not Apply

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Does Not Apply

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds


Referral Level 3:

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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Base pay is determined by a variety of factors including a candidate’s qualifications, experience, and expected contributions, as well as internal peer equity, market, and business considerations.  The displayed salary range does not reflect any geographic differential Highmark may apply for certain locations based upon comparative markets.

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