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Oscar Health // health insurance
Remote    Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2021
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Hi, we're Oscar. Were hiring a Senior Analyst to join our Benefits Optimization team. 

Oscar is the first health insurance company built around a full stack technology platform & a relentless focus on serving our members. We started Oscar in 2012 to create the kind of health insurance company we would want for ourselvesone that behaves like a doctor in the family.

About the role:

Sr. Analyst, Benefits Strategy & Operations are responsible for activities designed to improve the consistency, accuracy, & efficiency of benefits administration at Oscar. You will accomplish this by supporting the development of coverage policies & configuration rules, conducting root-cause analyses on benefit set-up issues, developing impact analysis for proposed configuration changes, & providing insights on industry best practices.

Collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders on projects involving plan benefit design & configuration, supporting the development of business requirements & configuration strategies. By understanding Oscars platform & configuration capabilities, you will be able to identify challenges & opportunities with respect to new benefit designs & configuration requirements.

In this role, you will support all Oscar states & clients, working closely alongside other Oscar teams, including Legal, Clinical, Compliance, Finance, Data, Actuarial, Plan Design, Claims, Product & Engineering.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Assist in the identification, design & documentation of standardized tools & workflows to improve the consistency, accuracy & efficiency of benefit configuration.
  • Assist in plan build & benefit configuration activities across projects.
  • Ensure benefit design requirements & business rules are documented & translated into configuration requirements.
  • In partnership with Plan Design, Insurance Operations, & technology teams, ensure alignment with business decisions & technical & operational capabilities.
  • Research industry standards, statutory/regulatory requirements, & internal technical & operational capabilities, analyze & synthesize findings, & translate into actionable insights to support benefit policy development.
  • Review & interpret Evidences of Coverage, Certificates of Coverage, & other documents containing plan design & coverage information, using these inputs to help formulate plan build & configuration requirements.
  • Perform root-cause analysis on benefit set-up issues, develop solutions in collaboration with stakeholders, & report outcomes to leadership

You will report to the Director of Benefits Configuration. This is a remote role, you are able to work remotely in one of the following states: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, or Washington. Note, this list of states is subject to change.

Required education & experience

  • 3+ years of managed care/health insurance experience.
  • Working knowledge of health plan benefit concepts in the individual and/or small group markets.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint and/or comparable programs within the Google Docs Editors suite (e.g., Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides). 

Preferred education & experience

  • Demonstrated ability to use analytics tools to answer your own questions (e.g., SQL/Python)
  • Experience developing formal policies and/or documenting business requirements.
  • Working knowledge of benefit configuration and/or health insurance claims adjudication concepts.

Life at Oscar: 

At Oscar, being an Equal Opportunity Employer means more than upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. It means that we cultivate an environment where people can be their most authentic selves & find both belonging & support. We're on a mission to change health care -- an experience made whole by our unique backgrounds & perspectives.

We encourage our members to care for their whole selves, & we encourage our employees to do the same with comprehensive medical benefits, generous paid-time off, paid parental leave, retirement plans, company social events, stocked kitchens, wellness programs, & volunteer opportunities.

Reasonable Accommodation:

Oscar applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to applicants disability or need for accommodation. Any Oscar applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Oscar Benefits Team ( to make the need for an accommodation known.

Pay Transparency Policy:

Oscar ensures that you won't be discharged or discriminated against based on whether you've inquired about, discussed, or disclosed your pay. Read the full policy here.

COVID-19 vaccine requirements for in-person work: 

To protect the health & safety of our employees, we require any employee conducting in-person work* to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date. 

If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or protected religious reasons, please reach out to our Benefits team at to submit an accommodations request.

*Note: In-person work includes: employees required to work from our offices (either full-time or part-time), employees conducting sales work in the field & employees conducting at-home or in-person visits with members.

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