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Provider Network Mgr. Sr. - In the Office of South Portland, ME
Develops the provider network through contract negotiations, relationship development, and servicing. Primary focus of this role is contracting and negotiating contract terms. Typically works with the most complex providers. Complex providers may include, but are not limited to large institutional providers, large medical groups and ancillary providers, value based concepts understanding and support, providers in areas with strong competition or where greater provider education around managed care concepts is required. Contracts involve non-standard arrangements that require a high level of negotiation skills. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Serves as key resource for other contracting staff and provider relations staff.
Works independently and requires high level of judgment and discretion.
May work on projects impacting the business unit requiring collaboration with other key areas or serve on enterprise projects around network management.
May collaborate with sales team in making presentations to employer groups.
Serves as a communication link between providers and the company.
Ensure that network composition includes an appropriate distribution of provider specialties.
Conducts complex negotiations and drafts documents.
Prepare financial projections and conduct analysis.
Requires a BA/BS degree; 5 years' experience in contracting, provider relations, provider servicing; experience should include prior contracting experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
Experience in various types of provider reimbursement models.
Strong oral and written communication required.
Strong negotiation skills required.
Analytical skills required.
Relationship building skills required.
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