Health Partner Network Manager

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Title: Health Partner Network Manager

Location: 100% Remote WFH

Duration: Direct Placement

Start: ASAP

Job Summary:

Health Care with heart. Our large health insurance client in Dayton, OH has been providing life-changing health care to people and communities for nearly 30 years and continues to be a transformative force in the industry. Our client is looking for a Health Partner Network Manager to execute the Health Partner contracting Strategy, develop contract provisions based on cost, quality/analysis and monitors key metrics for the assigned Market.

Essential Functions:

  • Create, execute and administer value based reimbursement (VBR) strategies as directed 
  • Conduct annual effectiveness review of contracting strategies; ensure corporate compliance with all contracting initiatives
  • Responsible for provider recruitment, contracting and initiating the loading and credentialing processes
  • Responsible for following up / auditing providers as they proceed through the loading process to ensure accuracy
  • Create contract language and review with legal to develop approved contract templates specific to the assigned Market and within the established corporate guardrails
  • Analyze financial data and establish rates in collaboration with Provider Contracting leadership and Finance 
  • Negotiate and re-negotiate hospital, ancillary, physician and behavioral health contracts, terms, reimbursement rates, etc., in a manner that complies with corporate policies
  • Build networks to support new products within the market and on-board new providers
  • Responsible for complying with all regulatory requirements
  • Perform gap analysis to ensure no gaps and/or sanctions occur; identify potential providers to recruit that will fill the gaps; identify and implement solutions that mitigate risk; develop corrective action plans as needed
  • Participate in training sessions for providers and staff as appropriate
  • Support the contracting requirements of the corporation for geographic regions and products
  • Knowledgeable of federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to provider contracting
  • Assist with development and review of payment policies and provider notifications
  • As requested, become a Subject Matter Expert on specific provider types
  • Mentor junior contractors, as requested
  • Perform any other job duties as requested

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a healthcare related field, or equivalent years of relevant work experience is required
  • Master’s Degree is preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years of Healthcare experience, to include one (1) year of work experience in managed care provider relations or provider contracting 
  • Managed care experience is highly preferred

Competencies, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Intermediate proficiency level with Microsoft Outlook Word, and Excel
  • Knowledge of Provider Network Management Processes & Services
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks, promote teamwork and fact-based decision making
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Critical listening and thinking skills
  • Training/teaching skills
  • Time management skills

Licensure and Certification:

  • Must have valid driver’s license, vehicle and verifiable insurance.  Employment in this position is conditional pending successful clearance of a driver’s license record check and verified insurance. If the driver’s license record results are unacceptable, the offer will be withdrawn or, if employee has started employment in position, employment in the position will be terminated. 

Working Conditions:

  • General office environment; may be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Perform reasonable travel, up to 30% to fulfill the duties of the position

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