Business Information Analyst job family AIM Chicago job – Anthem, Inc. – Chicago, IL

This position may be filled at a Business Information Analyst II or Business Information Analyst Sr. level, depending on the background and experience of the candidate.

This position is located in Chicago (Rosemont), Illinois

Your Talent. Our Vision. At AIM Specialty Health (AIM) , a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, 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.

Our Medical Economics group seeks a business information analyst to be responsible for supporting the business unit by coordinating projects, providing analyses and reports, and monitoring changes to ensure minimal risk to the organization. Analytics activities include utilization analysis of our diagnostic imaging and other specialty medical products, pricing and financial data analysis for current and prospective clients, and special studies for large Health Plan customers and internal management.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Develops models to track and analyze operational data and prepares related reports and recommendations to management.

Tests assumptions, interprets, and conducts follow-up analysis. Identifies trends, alternatives, resolves discrepancies, and recommends solutions.

Uses SQL or related languages and analytics tools to extract needed operational data.

Creates project request and develops project work plans in conjunction with business and technical resources.

Researches impact of project on other areas of the organization.

Experienced business information analyst may be additionally responsible for:

Plan, coordinate and manage the process of analyzing and manipulating all data necessary for client utilization analysis, and client financial analysis.

Assist Client Management with the pricing process for prospective clients, as well as financial reconciliations for current clients.

Manage the monthly, quarterly, annual production process of client and sales analytics reports to ensure timely delivery.

Assist Client Management with the development of AIM program design by determining cost trends, P/L threats and opportunities, and pricing/cost impact for existing and potential clients.

Track program performance for comparative benchmarking and provide support with analysis and presentation development for educational and clinical initiatives.

Review and verify client’s compliance with AIM Inc.’s program design pertaining to order entry, order fulfillment and transaction validation.

About AIM Specialty Health

AIM Specialty Health is a specialty benefit management company that helps promote appropriate, safe and affordable healthcare services. For more than 25 years, we have been an innovator, leader and partner to payers and other risk bearing organizations that manage health outcomes and costs. With a suite of solutions, we provide value through clinical appropriateness review, provider collaboration and member engagement. Our solutions focus on today’s most complex and costly tests and treatments in radiology, cardiology, oncology, specialty drugs, sleep medicine, and other emerging clinical areas. We design and administer our solutions on behalf of 50 health plans, which support a diverse client base and over 42 million members, and engage with more than 330,000 providers throughout the US to help improve the quality of care and reduce costs.

We maintain offices in Chicago, Deerfield, Schaumburg and Westchester, IL as well as Glendale, CA. This position will be located at our Corporate Offices in Chicago, convenient to the Kennedy Expressway at Cumberland Avenue.

AIM’s services include:
Prospective clinical review of outpatient advanced imaging procedures such as CT, MRI, Nuclear Cardiology and PET Scans

Clinical review for cardiology and specialty pharmacology products and services.

Oncology Management programs leveraging AIM’s proven specialty benefit platform to drive consistent and effective cancer care through services review along with management of close to 70 oncologic drugs.

Specialty Drugs programs to provide review for over 142 specialty drugs offering providers an automated drug review process through our provider friendly web portal.

Sleep Management, designed to align the diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea against clinical guidelines, enhance member access to high value providers and ensure treatment compliance for the dispensing of supplies.

Our programs combine clinical excellence, its innovative technology and a commitment to customer service, ensuring the company’s on-going leadership in the rapidly evolving healthcare environment.

AIM is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and has received Full Accreditation for Health Utilization Management from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC.)


The successful candidate will have a minimum of:
BA/BS in a related field such as business/healthcare, information science, or mathematical sciences – or previous work experience in data analysis, workflow design, system development, automation, and project management – or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background

Working knowledge of current generation of tools to support analytics is essential – for example, MS Access, MS Excel, pivot tables, SQL and databases, statistical tools, visual analytics, and/or data mining

Quantitative and qualitative analytical skills essential

Excellent oral and written communication skills essential

Project management skills would be beneficial

Experienced business information analysts are expected to have:

BS/BA degree in related field such as business/healthcare, information science, or mathematical sciences,

Minimum of 2 years of work experience,

or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Masters degree is a plus.

Strong proficiency in SQL, database systems, and/or current generation of tools to support analytics.

Analytical experience developing business recommendations based on financial analysis and familiarity with healthcare claims data.

Critical thinker and self-motivator with problem definition and analysis skills with attention to details.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Strong interpersonal skills – must be able to interface with management and executives, and with clinical staff.

Experience in managed care and/or health care financial analysis preferred; background in radiology and/or utilization management is a plus.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2016 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at . EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.

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