Also referred to as:
Health Insurance Underwriter, Medical Underwriter
Requirements and Responsibilities
Health Underwriter reviews applications for coverage, gathers data, and assesses risk related to qualifying a candidate for health insurance. Calculates and recommends pricing. Being a Health Underwriter performs group and/or individual underwriting. May require a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Health Underwriter typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Health Underwriter gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Health Underwriter typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience.