Medical Economics Consultant - Remote Opportunity

Remote - United States

Remote position available

Job Description

Provides primary data and analytics support for local health plan or business unit, working closely with national and local leadership to drive cost efficiency and quality within the market/business. Provides subject matter expertise for current and historical cost experience, cost drivers and trends. Accountable for ensuring analytics are timely, accurate, and optimally prioritized to best meet business needs.
  • Provides primary analytical support for local health plan or business unit, in support of strategic decision making and cost efficiency.
  • Provides subject matter expertise for current and historical cost experience, cost drivers, and trends. Pro-actively informs leadership of emerging experience and potential risks.
  • Partners with Actuarial and Finance leaders as needed to ensure budget and forecast accuracy. 
  • Partners with key business leaders to identify cost efficiency and quality improvement opportunities through reporting and analytics.
  • Leads/supports changes and enhancements to our analytical capabilities, continually improving the actionable intelligence we get from the data and how efficiently we produce that intelligence. Collaborates with Informatics to continually improve standardized reporting and dashboard capabilities and efficiency.
  • Maintains ownership of cost of care initiative tracking, savings and ROI estimates, and KPI dashboards for designated health plan or business unit.
  • Provides oversight and direction to cross-functional partners; collaborates effectively across teams to meet overall business goals. 

General Job Information


Medical Economics Consultant - 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, Managed 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 lead cross-functional teams and foster partnership across business units.   
  • Experience working as a liaison between technical and non-technical groups.    
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to drive results and deliver on multiple tasks.  
  • Proven expertise in Analytics software or similar business intelligence tools.
  • 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.