Healthcare Contract NegotiatorPrimary Location: Phoenix, AZ
Additional Locations: AZ-Phoenix Apply
66349Fundamental Components: Manages contract performance in support of network quality, availability, and financial goals and strategies. Recruits providers as needed to ensure attainment of network expansion and adequacy targets. Collaborates cross-functionally to contribute to provider compensation and pricing development activities and recommendations, submission of contractual information, and the review and analysis of reports as part of negotiation and reimbursement modeling activities. Responsible for identifying and making recommendations to manage cost issues and supporting cost saving initiatives and/or settlement activities. Provides network development, maintenance, and refinement activities and strategies in support of cross-market network management unit. Assists with the design, development, management, and or implementation of strategic network configurations, including integration activities. May optimize interaction with assigned providers and internal business partners to manage relationships and ensure provider needs are met. Ensures resolution of escalated issues related, but not limited to, claims payment, contract interpretation and parameters, or accuracy of provider contract or demographic information. Background Experience:
- Proven working knowledge of competitor strategies, Arizona Medicaid/RBHA, complex contracting options, value based contracting, financial/contracting arrangements and regulatory requirements.
- 3-5 years related experience, proven and proficient negotiating skills.
- Strong communication, critical thinking, problem resolution and interpersonal skills.
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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