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Senior Network Manager (61880BR)

Primary Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Additional Locations: AZ-Phoenix, CA-San Diego, CT-Hartford, FL-Tampa, TX-Dallas
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Description:
Accountable for designing conceptual models, initiative planning, and negotiating high value/risk contracts with the most complex and challenging, market/region/national, largest group/system or highest value/volume of spend providers in accordance with company standards in order to maintain and enhance provider networks, while working cross functionally to ensure consistency with all contracting strategies and meeting and exceeding accessibility, quality, compliance, and financial goals and cost initiatives.

This position can be located in any Aetna Office.



Fundamental Components:
  • Drives or guides development of holistic solutions or strategic plans negotiates and executes contracts with the most complex, market /region/national, largest group/system or highest value/volume of spend providers with significant financial implications.
  • Manages contract performance, and drives the development and implementation of value based contract relationships in support of business strategies.
  • Recruits providers as needed to ensure attainment of network expansion and adequacy targets. Accountable for cost arrangements within defined groups.
  • Collaborates cross-functionally to manage provider compensation and pricing development activities, submission of contractual information, and the review and analysis of reports as part of negotiation and reimbursement modeling activities.
  • Responsible for identifying and managing cost issues and collaborating cross functionally to execute significant cost saving initiatives. Represents company with high visibility constituents, including customers and community groups. Promotes collaboration with internal partners. Evaluates, helps formulate, and implements the provider network strategic plans to achieve contracting targets and manage medical costs through effective provider contracting to meet state contract and product requirements. Collaborates with internal partners to assess effectiveness of tactical plan in managing costs.


Background Experience:
  • Proven working knowledge of provider financial issues and competitor strategies, complex contracting options, financial/contracting arrangements and regulatory requirements.
  • 7+ years related experience and expert level negotiation skills with successful track record negotiating contracts with large or complex provider systems.
  • Strong communication, critical thinking, problem resolution and interpersonal skills. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Required Skills:
General Business - Communicating for Impact, General Business - Ensuring Project Discipline, Leadership - Collaborating for Results

Desired Skills:
Finance - Delivering Profit and Performance, General Business - Applying Reasoned Judgment, General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen

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

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