Premera Blue Cross Healthcare Underwriter in Mountlake Terrace, Washington

Join Our Team: Do Meaningful Work and Improve People’s Lives

Our purpose, to improve customers’ lives by making healthcare work better, is far from ordinary. So are our employees. Working at* Premera*means you have the opportunity to drive real change by transforming healthcare.

To better serve our customers, we’re creating a culture that promotes employee growth, collaborative innovation, and inspired leadership. We are committed to creating an environment where employees can do their best work and where best-in-class talent comes, stays, and thrives!

As a Health Underwriterfor our Large Group Medical Underwriting team, you will be working in an innovative, customer-centric, and nimble group medical underwriting department. You will partner with our large group customers, underwriting their risk, and negotiating for high profile wins. Some companies structure their departments so you would be dedicated to just one piece of the business. At Premera, and depending on your personal goals, your will work cross-functionally with Producers, Sales, Actuary, and many other departments. Your technical foundation will strengthen from launching new product portfolios to new analytic tools, as you help drive processes that are also visible outside our organization. You’ll have access to senior leaders and see first-hand why Premera is a leader is our space for this region.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop new business proposals and renewals using traditional and innovative rating methodologies

  • Offer different funding and product solutions for complex customers with unique needs

  • Participate in rate negotiations for high profile clients

  • Present proposals and renewals to senior leadership and producers

  • Participate in exciting initiatives to help further financial, membership, department, and company-wide goals

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Mathematics, or related field of study, or four (4) years’ related work experience

  • Three (3) years of health insurance underwriting experience.

  • Experience with a health insurance carrier or health industry

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Knowledge of self and alternative funding arrangements is a plus

  • Ability to develop and present materials to internal and external customers

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of professionals

What we offer: Premera is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, vision and dental coverage

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Retirement programs (401K employer match and pension plan)

  • Wellness incentives, onsite services, a discount program and more

  • Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees

  • Generous Paid Time Off to reenergize

  • Free parking



Job Title: Healthcare Underwriter

Job ID: 11642

Location: Mountlake Terrace, WA

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Equal employment opportunity/Affirmative action

Premera is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Premera seeks to attract and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. All staff of Premera and its subsidiary companies must demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. Premera is an E-Verify employer.