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Sanford Health Associate Underwriter in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Cherapa Place Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 300 N Cherapa Pl, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $19.00 - $30.50

Department Details

If you are seeking to gain knowledge of Healthcare Underwriting in a fast paced but flexible environment, we would love to speak with you about your career aspirations!

Job Summary

The Associate Underwriter is responsible for assisting and preparing applications, gathering data and assessing risk against established underwriting guidelines and claims history under the direction of underwriting leadership. The Associate Underwriter will prepare underwriting quote and renewal files for further review; pull and insert various reports into our underwriting workbooks; run SQL queries and be able to massage the data within Excel; run reports within our internal systems and index them in the correct files; prepare and generate Medicare Supplement approval letters and Small Group Health insurance plans. The Associate will also request Case Management high-cost claims reviews and index them into the correct files; assist with maintaining, updating, and sending departmental reports as needed; act as a backup to our Underwriters when appropriate or when needed. Must have a keen awareness of Risk(s) relevant to underwriting. Other duties as assigned by management.


High school or GED required; bachelor’s degree preferred

A minimum of 2 years underwriting experience. Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite) and must be proficient in Excel and have experience pulling and organizing data from various data sources.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0108822
Job Function: Health Plan
Featured: No