Network Contract Manager – Telecommute w/in East Coast (New England/NY preferred)

UnitedHealth Group
Published
September 15, 2021
Location
Atlanta, GA
Category
Job Type

Description

Take on this role with UnitedHealth Group and you'll be part of a team that's reshaping how provider networks evolve and how health care works better for millions. As an employee within our network contracting team, you'll guide the development and support of Provider Networks as well as unit cost management activities through financial and network pricing modeling, analysis, and reporting. As you do, you'll discover the impact you want and the resources, backing and opportunities that you'd expect from a Fortune 5 leader.

If you are located in the Northeast, you’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage target setting, performance reporting and associated financial models
  • Guide development of geographically competitive, broad access, stable networks that achieve objectives for unit cost performance and trend management
  • Evaluate and negotiate contracts in compliance with company templates, reimbursement structure standards and other key process controls
  • Provide explanations and information to others, at all levels, on difficult issues

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in a network-related role, such as contracting or provider services
  • 3+ years of experience using financial models and analysis to negotiate rates with providers
  • Intermediate level of knowledge of claims processing systems and guidelines
  • 3+ years of experience in performing network adequacy analysis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree
  • 3+ years of experience in fee schedule development using actuarial models

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.SM
 

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords:  Network Contract Manager, Telecommute, NY, New York, Boston, MA

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