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Anthem, Inc. Group Underwriting Consultant (Medicare Advantage)-PS33546 in Des Moines, Iowa

Group Underwriting Consultant (Medicare Advantage)-PS33546

Location: United States


Requisition #: PS33546

Post Date: 1 day ago

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care .

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Group Underwriting Consultant (Medicare Advantage) - PS33546

Work location: any Anthem office

The Role

Responsible for determining acceptability of insurance risks and appropriate premium rates for large and complex group cases. Position is a technical underwriting expert.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Calculate rates for large and complex group Medicare Advantage business based on a thorough analysis of experience, location, demographics, etc.

  • Interpret and analyze data received for prospective groups for reasonableness and accuracy. Includes responding to RFP questions as appropriate.

  • Prepares rate projections, benefit change increments and decrements, and financial review documents.

  • Works within existing financial review parameters

  • Coordinates with other departments to ensure accuracy and consistency of overall account reporting.

  • Performs post-sale reviews.

  • Effectively explains financial modeling to internal and external audiences.

  • May participate in major multi-functional teams as underwriting representative.

  • Assists in the technical development of underwriting associates, which may include monitoring reports and work flow to provide recommendations on productivity and efficiency improvements.


  • BA/BS in a related field;

  • 5 years of group underwriting medical experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills including pivot tables, graphing, and using functions is required. MS Access and PowerPoint skills a plus.

  • Strong communication skills, able to explain financial modeling.

  • Retiree group underwriting experience is preferred.

  • CLU, LOMA, HIAA, CEBS or other insurance related courses preferred.

  • Experience with renewal rate or proposal rate calculations is required

  • Experience calculating rate increments and decrements for benefit alternatives is required.

  • Requires previous Group Medicare retiree experience.

  • Group Medicare retiree experience preferred.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.