2018 Intern - Pharmacy Bus Perf & Insights

<p>With more than 7,000 employees, we are the largest health insurance company in Michigan. We offer an exciting work environment with a diverse group of employees. Our goal is to make health insurance easier for our members. We want to transform the industry and become a resource that people can trust.</p>

Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (Internships)

Our Mission: We commit to being our members&rsquo; trusted partner by providing affordable, innovative products that improve their care and health. Our Customer Commitment: We aspire to be clear and simple, to help you make the right choices, to offer valuable coverage, and help you get quality health care for you and those you love. Our Commitment to our Social Mission: Increasing access to affordable health care Enhancing the quality of care patients receive Improving the health of Michigan&rsquo;s citizens and communities.&nbsp; <p><br />Our employees are eligible for several great perks:</p> <ul> <li>Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance</li> <li>401(k) with company match</li> <li>Annual bonuses</li> <li>Tuition assistance</li> <li>Paid parking</li> </ul> http://www.bcbsm.com

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Paid Internship

Overview: <p><u>Overview &amp; Objectives:</u></p> <p><strong>Position Overview</strong>:&nbsp; This position will offer insight into reporting and analytics which support the Pharmacy Administration Department.&nbsp; Reports support the work of the Pharmacy Sales staff, the MAC* Administration staff, and the Pharmacy Administration management team.</p> <p>MAC stands for Maximum Allowable Cost.&nbsp; The MAC program is a cost management program which establishes price caps for generic drugs.&nbsp; The program is designed to encourage the dispensing of cost-effective, generically equivalent drugs when appropriate.</p> <p><u>Intern Objectives:</u></p> <ul> <li>Understand the BCBSM Pharmacy (RX) Administration business model (i.e., vendor arrangements and responsibilities).</li> <li>Learn about BCBSM Prescription Drug programs and Specialty Pharmacy.</li> <li>Learn about BCBSM RX benefit designs (important for being able to run and understand reports).</li> <li>Learn about data oversight, reporting, and transition to analytics.</li> <li>Understand the role of pricing guarantees for the RX benefit; learn how to run guarantee reports and understand their implications.</li> <li>Understand and model pricing considerations for the BCBSM MAC list.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p><u>Job Assignments and Responsibilities:</u></p> <ul> <li>Assist with Pharmacy reporting and analytics.</li> <li>Assist with MAC program weekly price updates.</li> <li>Provide support to corporate projects in flight during the time of the Internship.</li> <li>Attend meetings related to data, reporting, and analytics.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><u>Required &amp; Preferred Skills:</u></p> <ul> <li><strong>Preferred Major(s)</strong>: Healthcare, Business</li> <li><strong>Preferred and Minimum Candidate Standing:&nbsp;</strong>Prefer student who has achieved Senior status (i.e., completed 3 years toward attainment of Bachelor&rsquo;s degree)</li> <li><strong>Desired GPA:</strong>&nbsp;3.4 or above</li> </ul> <p><u>Desired skills and competencies</u>:</p> <ul> <li>Demonstrated proficiency in Access, Excel, SQL, and SAS.</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to work independently, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and meet specified project deadlines.</li> <li>Ability to think through complex issues and develop effective solutions.</li> <li>Strong analytic capability.</li> <li>Excellent oral and written communication skills.</li> <li>Attention to detail.</li> </ul> <p><u>Preferred Work Experience</u>:</p> <ul> <li>&nbsp;Prefer candidate with previous work experience</li> </ul>