Lead Medical Economics Analyst - Remote Opportunity

Remote - United States

Remote position available

Job Description

Are you seeking meaningful work with people who care?

Magellan Health is seeking a Lead Medical Economics Analyst. This is an opportunity which will allow you to work remotely from your home office. The ideal candidate will have Medicaid and Medicare experience and at least 7 or more years of healthcare analytics experience. This position is ideal for a candidate who is naturally curious, is unafraid to ask “why?” and loves seeing where the data leads.

Join Magellan and help us turn fragmented care into focused care, empowering 1 in 10 Americans to lead healthier, more vibrant lives every day.

Supports analytical needs for assigned business unit, working with national and local leadership as needed to drive cost efficiency and quality within the market/business. Provides subject matter expertise for current and historical cost experience, cost drivers and trends to Med Econ leadership. Uses technical skills to efficiently respond to analytical requests, as well as pro-actively build tools and reports that will improve market/business intelligence. Accountable for ensuring analytics are timely and accurate.

  • Provides analytical support for local health plan or business unit, in support of strategic decision making and cost efficiency.
  • Develops/maintains subject matter expertise in data extraction and quality assurance as well as current and historical cost experience and trend drivers.
  • Supports Actuarial and Finance leaders as needed to ensure budget and forecast accuracy. 
  • Supports key business leaders in identifying cost efficiency and quality improvement opportunities through reporting and analytics.
  • Utilizes SQL, Excel, and other BI tools to define, extract, validate, shape, and interpret data to meet business needs. Accountable for accuracy of work product.
  • Effectively manages analytical priorities across regular reporting, ad hoc requests, and development of ongoing strategic activities.
  • Supports cost of care initiative tracking, savings and ROI estimates, and KPI dashboards for designated health plan or business unit.
  • Develops effective cross-functional relationships, both within Medical Economics and across Finance, Actuarial, and other key business areas.
  • Mentors peers and co-workers as appropriate.

General Job Information


Lead Medical Economics Analyst - Remote Opportunity



Job Family

General Services Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience

Analytics/Informatics, Healthcare


Bachelors (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


  • Experienced in managed healthcare analytics (pricing, underwriting, medical economics, etc.).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.       
  • Ability to forge effective business relationships across functional groups.    
  • Ability to effectively liaison between technical and non-technical groups.    
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to drive results and deliver on multiple tasks.  
  • Proven track record of designing and executing on key analyses with minimal supervision.  
  • Must be able to provide accurate estimates of work effort and deliver results within a committed time frame.
  • MS Suite power user; Expert level knowledge of SQL, Qlikview, Tableau or similar business intelligence tools.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.