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Anthem, Inc Student Health Group Underwriting Consultant - Any Anthem Office - PS24886 in West Des Moines, Iowa

Student Health Group Underwriting Consultant - Any Anthem Office - PS24886

Location: United States

Requisition #: PS25886

Post Date: Aug 15, 2019

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.

Student Health Group Underwriting Consultant – Any Anthem Office

The selected candidate will work from the closest Anthem office location.

The Group Underwriting Consultant is responsible for determining acceptability of Student Health 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:

  • Calculates renewal rates for large complex cases based on thorough analysis of experience, location, demographics, etc.

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

  • Proposes rates for prospective business utilizing a combination of other carrier experience, demographic data and manual rates.

  • Performs post-sale reviews.

  • Prepares or supervises preparation of annual settlements, ERISA reports, rate projections, or benefit change increments and decrements.

  • Surveys existing product portfolios by market, monitors sales results, trends and needs, recommends product portfolio changes.

  • Assists in establishing rating and administrative procedures.

  • Participates 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.

  • Updates and monitors departmental processes and procedures in compliance with system, regulatory and business requirements.

  • Participates in special projects as necessary.


  • Requires a BA/BS in a related field;

  • 5 years of underwriting experience in a healthcare environment; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Experience must include renewal rate calculations and calculating rate increments and decrements for benefit alternatives and premium rates.

  • Strongly prefer candidates with underwriting experience in Student Health fully insured programs.

  • Experience preparing underwriting procedures and/or manuals is preferred.

  • Experience preparing financial settlements and ERISA reports is preferred.

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

  • Proficient in MS Excel required.

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.