Highmark Health Associate Underwriter in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description

JOB SUMMARY

Analyzes risk factors for new enrollment, annual renewals, and amendments of group/individual insurance contracts or self funded plans in conformance with established underwriting policies, practices and standards.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for a block of business (new or renewal) or for those new/renewing accounts assigned.

  • Interpret risk and applies pricing policies to account for unusual situations.Identify questionable claim patterns whether occurring on an inforce account or a prospect.

  • Identifyunusual situations not anticipated by standard pricing formulae and seek assistance in applying Corporate Risk Management policies .

  • Monitor compliance with Corporate Underwriting policies.

  • Complete workload within established Production and Timeliness standards.

  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Finance, Business, Computer Science or other quantitative analysis discipline

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • None

Preferred

  • 1 year of relevant insurance industry experience

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel and/or Access is a plus

SKILLS

  • Ability to use computer systems, electronic tools, and applications

  • Ability to manage several simultaneous priorities

  • Demonstration of ethical business practices with adherence to guidelines

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Basic analytical skills

REQNUMBER: J135771

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/ProtectedVeterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity