Director Of Payor Relations & Contracting

Ascension Health Warren , MI 48088

Posted 2 weeks ago

We Are Hiring

Director of Payor Relations & Contracting

  • Managed Care Contracting

  • Full-Time, Days

  • Corporate Services Bulding

  • Warren, MI

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2017, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 165,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. Ascension's Healthcare Division operates more than 2,600 sites of care including 153 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities in 22 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As a Director of Payor Relations & Contracting with Ascension System Office, you will have the opportunity to manage proposed managed care agreements and fee schedules.


  • Analyzes all proposed managed care contracts and associated documents.

  • Analyzes proposed fee schedules and negotiates financial terms of managed care contracts.

  • Analyzes existing contract terms to determine if re-negotiation is warranted.

  • Plans, organizes and directs all activities related to staffing, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions and continuing education initiatives.

  • Assists in the development of a five year strategic plan for all insurance and value based initiatives across all ministries. Monitors strategic plan for key milestones and works with Regional Leads to ensure initiatives are met within specific timeliness.

  • Projects and manages major, national and regional contracting initiatives and works with Regional leads to ensure goals and objectives are met.

  • Engages in major national and regional negotiations to ensure deliverables are met in a timely manner.

  • Assists in the maintenance and development of all strategy and financial reporting requirements to Ascension, as needed.

  • Assists in developing presentation materials for internal and external meetings. This involves developing content for managed care strategies and major project initiatives.

What You Will Need


  • Bachelor's degree in Business or healthcare required.

Work Experience:

  • Five (5) years demonstrated experience and success in contract negotiation and administration is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Health is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:"

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Director Of Payor Relations & Contracting

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