Monday, May 20, 2013

HMO Reinsurance Underwriter -- Highmark (HMIG)

***Contact Mike Foster at for more information***

This position can be located in the Boston, South Miami, or Pittsburgh area!!!

This position will underwrite HMO Reinsurance and Provider Excess of Loss reinsurance business.

  • The Underwriter will evaluate risks and underwrite using various forms of forecasting and rating techniques.
  • The Underwriter will analyze and interpolate large amounts of medical claim data
  • Underwriter will work closely with internal sales staff and external brokers
  • Underwriter will work closely with internal departments such as Claims, Sales and Medical Management to resolve account specific issues
  • Underwriter -- has responsibility for revenue growth and oversight of profitability for his/her underwritten reinsurance book of business 
  • Major duties include rating, underwriting and monitoring performance of reinsurance accounts within underwriting guidelines. 
  • In addition, the Underwriter is expected to actively participate in Departmental and Company wide projects and assume a support role to the Senior Underwriter
  •  Underwriter is expected to actively interact with external producers.
  • Education level and/or relevant years of experience(s) in lieu of education:
  • A Bachelors degree in or equivalent training in Business Administration or Mathematics
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience Underwriting of group insurance products
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of HMO reinsurance, Provider Excess Loss reinsurance, and Medical Excess reinsurance.
  • Strong analytic skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to properly evaluate and select risk 
  • Problem solving skills
  • Technical proficiency in rating and underwriting of reinsurance accounts 
  • Strong Negotiation and organizational skills
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and/or Access

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