Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. The Investigations Consultant will be responsible for triaging, investigating and resolving instances of healthcare fraud and / or abusive conduct by the medical profession, insured members or the broker community. This individual will be utilizing information from claims data analysis, plan members, employee’s conduct confidential investigations and document relevant findings. They will report any illegal activities in accordance with all laws and regulations. The Consultant may also conduct onsite provider claim and / or clinical audits (utilizing appropriate personnel) to gather and analyze all necessary information and documents related to the investigation. They will act as a subject matter with identifying, communicating and recovering losses as deemed appropriate. Where applicable, they will provide testimonials regarding the investigation. If you are in a commuting distance to New York City, NY, you will have the flexibility to work remotely as you take on some tough challenges. You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s or equivalent work experience 3 years of experience with investigations in SIU and/or FWAE space 3 years of experience within the insurance claims industry Experience with on – site investigations Experience with in – person interviews An intermediate level of knowledge with Local, State & Federal laws and regulations pertaining to insurance An intermediate level of proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word Must reside in NY to be considered for role Preferred Qualification: Experience with Law Enforcement and Task Force departments Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges. New York Residents Only: The salary range for New York residents is $67,800 to $133,100. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.