Benefits Configuration Analyst Senior - Temporary (8 Month Assignment)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Apr 13, 2018
May 08, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time

Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs. UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.


At UCare, we deliver high-quality health coverage and services to help members of all ages maintain and improve their health. It's a big job that takes innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and a commitment to doing the right thing. Above all, it takes a compassionate team that is dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and our communities.


Working at UCare is more than just a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization, and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Our values of integrity, community, quality, flexibility, and respect permeate every aspect of our organization - from who we are and how we act, to what we do and how we do it. We owe our continued success to our employees who proudly embody our mission and values in everything they do.


Position Description

This position is responsible to translate UCare's business requirements into functional requirements in order to configure AMISYS to support benefit administration, authorization requirements and claims adjudication.  Analyze new business plans and changes to existing business plans in order to establish the appropriate benefit structure needed. Works with other departments to ensure smooth implementation of benefits, meeting all agreed to deadlines.  Obtain and maintain in-depth working knowledge of the claims system, configuration and the Amisys tables in order to extract data to perform analysis of and updates to Amisys configuration.  Serve as primary contact for questions or processing issues related to Amisys configuration.  Investigate and resolve processing issues and assists other departments in understanding Amisys configuration.

·  Analyze, configure, test, implement and maintain AMISYS modules to support changes in benefit policies and procedures ensuring timely maintenance and updates of configuration. 

·  Test and configure new AMISYS releases and modules and related software products.

·  Create and document functional designs for benefits, authorizations and/or projects to ensure accuracy of configuration completed.

·  Research and respond to Service Forms in a prompt and timely manner and build configuration in Amisys as needed.  

·  Recommend and assist in drafting new and updated procedures to maximize the use of AMISYS and improve efficiency.

·  Maintain pertinent departmental documentation on assigned projects and determine most effective methods to accomplish project goals.  Keep Benefits Configuration Manager informed of issues and progress on projects.

·  Train new staff on AMISYS modules and related software products.  Act as a resource for questions and troubleshooting. 

·  Participate on internal and external committees and user groups in collaboration with manager.  Keep manager informed of changes that will impact UCare.  Research and recommend methods to improve or implement necessary changes in a prompt and efficient manner.

·  Other projects and duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree preferred; demonstrated experience in a health care environment performing system configuration or analysis/support of claim adjudication may be considered in lieu of degree.

Required Experience

Five or more years of experience in administration of health care benefits, polices and providing configuration support on Amisys, Facets, Metavance, or a similar system in a managed health care environment.  Must possess working knowledge of claims processing, system development and testing experience. 

Preferred Experience

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office.  Understanding of Structured Query Language (SQL) is a plus.


UCare is proud to be a recognized Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 8th consecutive year. As a part of our collaborative team, you'll experience the rewards that come with helping others and seeing the positive results of your hard work. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and give you the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, a myriad of volunteer activities, and a number of other rewards. If you're looking for a welcoming environment that celebrates what you have to offer, helps you build on your strengths, and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.


As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.


Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers. At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

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