Job Description

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is a local, independent Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and a not-for-profit health insurance company headquartered in Phoenix. Founded in 1939, the company has more than 1,800 dedicated employees throughout its Phoenix, Tucson, Chandler and Flagstaff offices. Providing health insurance products, services and networks to more than 1 million Arizonans, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona offers various health plans for individuals, families, and small and large businesses. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona also offers Medicare supplement plans to individuals over age 65.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona helps to fulfill its mission of improving the quality of life of Arizonans by delivering a variety of health insurance products and services to meet the diverse needs of individuals, families, and small and large businesses as well as providing information and tools to help individuals make better health decisions.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

* Develop an understanding of the Actuarial profession, and the type of work they will perform through exposure to projects in all the areas of the Actuarial department.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

1. Required Work Experience

* College-level coursework related to actuarial science, mathematics, economics, statistics or related field

2. Required Education

* High-School Diploma or GED in general field of study

* 2 years attendance at an accredited school pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Economics,

Actuarial Science or other related field

* GPA of 3.0 or higher

3. Required Licenses

* N/A

4. Required Certifications

* N/A

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

INTERN

  • Performs job Functions under general supervision or peer review GROUP PRICING AND FORECASTING
  • Participate in analysis of the overall competitive position in the group market, as well as our position in specific size segments or funding types
  • Validate results generated from rating engine testing
  • Contribute to ad-hoc projects related to monthly financial forecast

INDIVIDUAL PRICING AND FORECASTING

  • Participate in analysis of our overall competitive position in the individual market, as well as by specific metal levels, geographies and network types
  • Assist in developing and reviewing rate sheets for all individual products
  • Assist in completing Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) bid desk review responses

FORECASTING AND RESERVING

  • Participate in the development of outstanding claims reserve
  • Assist in compiling and auditing Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) filing information
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects related to our monthly financial forecast

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

1. Required Job Skills

· Basic skill in use of office equipment, including copiers, fax machines, scanners and telephones

* Basic proficiency in PC, database, presentation, and word processing software

* Basic proficiency in spreadsheet software

2. Required Professional Competencies

· Ability to understand problems and approach solutions using basic mathematical modeling.

· Ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy

Our Commitment

BCBSAZ does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected group.

Thank You

Thank you for your interest in Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona.  For more information on our company, see azblue.com.  If interested in this position, please apply.

Application Instructions

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