Anthem Underwriting Policy Director (Student College Business Segment) - Costa Mesa,CA (location preferred) - PS11081 in Torrance, California

Underwriting Policy Director (Student College Business Segment) - Costa Mesa,CA (location preferred) - PS11081


Location: Costa Mesa, California, United States

Field: Underwriting

Requisition #: PS11081

Post Date: Sep 13, 2018

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care .

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Underwriting Policy Director (Student College Business Segment) - Costa Mesa,CA (location preferred) - PS11081

Summary: This position would be responsible for overseeing Student Business underwriting based on eligible institutions - Four Year Colleges and Universities, Graduate student and advanced degree programs (Medical, Law etc). Student plans can be fully insured and ASO.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishes business practices and guidelines for the development of premium rates for in-force and prospective customers.

  • Responsible for the development of underwriting policy for Large Group business units within a state and segment.

  • Collaborates with Large Group Underwriting Directors to identify business needs and develop policies.

  • Acts as a liaison partnering with Underwriting senior staff to integrate enterprise-wide initiatives with local objectives.

  • Responsible for the underwriting phase of the new product development cycle.

  • Creates guidelines and work flow processes for the information technology infrastructure in support of underwriting end users.

  • Responsible for program content development, implementation, and evaluation of an internal underwriting recruitment and training curriculum.


  • Requires a BA/BS in a related field; minimum 7 years of experience related to large group underwriting with exposure to medical, dental, life and disability products, and the full array of funding options; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • MBA strongly preferred.

  • Must have experience in underwriting with specific focus in student business.

  • CCLU preferred.

  • Success in reducing operation costs required.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.