The Medicaid Policy and Reimbursement Manager I, Market Access is an individual contributor position. The role will fully support all policy and reimbursement efforts directed towards state and managed Medicaid plans. The role will focus on expanding coverage, improving reimbursement and expanding in-network contracting efforts across the Medicaid landscape for Natera family of products, under the direction of Director for Government Affairs and Contracting.
High-level vision to understand the healthcare and Medicaid environments, track changes that can affect future reimbursement and policy expansion
Identify, assess and communicate key policy, reimbursement and contracting issues (including utilization management and prior authorization) that may have an impact on Natera product offerings for local and national Medicaid/Medicare plans
Research and conduct analysis of the market in terms of coverage, reimbursement, trends, pricing, contracting strategies, and patient access.
Expand policy and coverage of all products as needed, and utilize expanded markets as leverage with other states/commercial payers
Improve claims adjudication/payment/ASP of various products via improvement of UM/PA requirements/restrictions, expanded coverage and increased rates for various key products
Coordinate and attend trade shows and advisory boards if needed
Additional responsibilities as required
This role works with PHI on a regular basis both in paper and electronic form and has access to various technologies to access PHI (paper and electronic) in order to perform the job
The employee must complete training relating to HIPAA/PHI privacy, General Policies and Procedure Compliance training and security training as soon as possible but not later than the first 30 days of hire.
Must maintain a current status on Natera training requirements.
The employee must pass post-offer criminal background check.
3-5 years of professional experience in billing, CPT coding, and reimbursement
Fluency with managed care environment and key drivers of success in gaining reimbursement
BS/BA or equivalent required; Masters/MBA preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Strong analytical and technical ability, comfort with science and numbers, cost-effectiveness models
Competitive and positive attitude, team player
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strategic thinker and problem solver
Healthcare billing and reimbursement experience
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Duties are typically performed in an office/home office setting.
This position requires the ability to use a computer keyboard, communicate over the telephone and read printed material.
Duties may require working outside normal working hours (evenings and weekends) at times.
Some travel (minimal) required
Travel required for this position:
Driven by the passion for elevating the science and utility of genetic testing, Natera is committed to helping families identify and manage genetic diseases. Natera is a rapidly-growing diagnostics company with proprietary bioinformatics and molecular technology for analyzing DNA. Our complex technology has been proven clinically and commercially in the prenatal testing space and we are actively researching its applications in the liquid biopsy space for developing products with oncology applications.
The Natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, business professionals, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions, who care deeply for our work and each other. When you join Natera, you'll work hard and grow quickly. Working alongside the elite of the industry, you'll be stretched and challenged, and take pride in being part of a company that is changing the landscape of genetic disease management.
WHAT WE OFFER
Competitive Benefits. Healthy catered lunches, Premium snacks and beverages, Onsite gym with cardio and weight-training equipment, Game room with satellite TV, Onsite dry cleaning and alteration service with pick-up and delivery, Employee-organized sport leagues, Happy hours and BBQs, Generous Employee Referral program.
For more information, visit www.natera.com.
Natera is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
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