Network Relations ManagerPrimary Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Additional Locations: MA-Boston Apply
59867Fundamental Components: Optimizes interactions with assigned providers and internal business partners to establish and maintain productive, professional relationships and partners on the development of business strategy and programs to support the operational plans. Collaborates cross-functionally to ensure resolution of escalated issues or projects for assigned provider systems and monitors performance and adherence to scorecards and payout schedules based on established quality, growth and clinical measures. Educates internal and external parties as needed to ensure compliance with contract policies and parameters, plan design, compensation process, technology, performance measurement techniques, policies, and procedures. Meets with key providers periodically to ensure service levels are meeting expectations. Manages the development of agenda, validates materials, and facilitates external provider meetings. May collaborate cross-functionally on the implementation of large provider systems, to manage cost drivers, data reports and execute specific cost initiatives to support business objectives and to identify trends and enlist assistance in problem resolution. May be responsible for provider recruitment, contracting, or re-contracting activities, or may assist and support more complex contracting and discussions. May provide guidance and training to less experienced team members. Background Experience: Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal, problem resolution and critical thinking skills with proven ability to influence and collaborate with providers and partners at all levels.
4+ years' experience in business segment specific environment servicing or managing non-standard relationships with providers with exposure to benefit plan design and/or contract interpretation.
3-5 years' experience with business segment specific policy, benefits, plan design and language.
Working knowledge of business segment specific codes, products, and terminology.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Skills: Benefits Management - Interacting with Medical Professionals, Leadership - Developing and Executing Strategy, Sales - Managing Competitive Networks Functional Skills: Network Management - Contract negotiation, Network Management - Provider relations, Project Management - Cross-functional project management Technology Experience: Aetna Application - Enterprise Provider Database System, Aetna Application - Mainframe Provider Database, Aetna Application - Strategic Contracts Manager Potential Telework Position: Yes Percent of Travel Required: 10 - 25% EEO Statement: Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer Benefit Eligibility: Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position. Candidate Privacy Information: Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.
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