Unified Physician Management

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Manager of Contracting

at Unified Physician Management

Posted: 12/3/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 640
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Job Description

The Manager of Contracting coordinates, tracks and supports the Director of Contracting, executive leadership, and board representatives in the negotiation of payer contracts.  Responsibilities include:

  • Build relationships with key payer network managers and representatives
  • Evaluate managed care proposal contracting terms and rates
  • Manage provider performance towards value-based contract goals and initiatives
  • Fields routine questions on managed care issues/concerns from providers
  • Reviews provider performance reports from health plans and develops action plan to remedy outliers
  • Represents contracting as internal subject matter expert on other projects as needed

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Master’s degree preferred (but may substitute additional experience)
  • 7+ years relevant work experience in healthcare contracting, network management, healthcare pricing, healthcare economics or related field
  • Commercial, Medicare and/or Medicaid Managed Care Contract negotiation experience for health plan, hospital or physician group
  • Intermediate knowledge of CINs and ability to collaborate with entity and providers
  • Experience interpreting healthcare contracts and modeling financial impact of contract changes (with analyst support)
  • Comfortable communicating and presenting data and insights to executives
  • Requires a high level of initiative, sound judgment, and the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external contacts
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Power Point
  • Up to 30% travel required