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Senior Network Contract Manager - Remote, commutable to East Brunswick, NJ as needed

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: East Brunswick
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

At UnitedHealthcare, we're simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable and equitable. Ready to make a difference? Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.--The more you do, the more you learn. And as you learn you find new doors opening that challenge you to bring your best. This Senior Network Contract Manager role with UnitedHealth Group will call on your knowledge, your energy, and your commitment to making health care work more effectively for more people. You'll guide the development and support of National Provider Networks as well as provider contracting and unit cost management activities through financial and network pricing modeling, analysis, and reporting. As you do, you'll discover the impact you want and the resources, backing and opportunities that you'd expect from a Fortune 5 leader. --If you are located in NJ, you will have the flexibility to work remotely* as you take on some tough challenges. Must be able to commute to NJ monthly.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage unit cost budgets, target setting, performance reporting and associated financial models
  • Guide development of geographically competitive, broad access, stable networks that achieve objectives for unit cost performance and trend management
  • Evaluate and negotiate contracts in compliance with company templates, reimbursement structure standards and other key process controls
  • Ensure that network composition includes an appropriate distribution of provider services
  • Influence and/or provide input to forecasting and planning activities
  • This role is all about challenge and relationships. You'll partner with CEOs from various lines of business as we work on building effective relationships with large health systemsIn this role, you will need to be able to thrive in a demanding, intense, fast-paced environment. In addition, you'll be driving some complex negotiations while striving to ensure accuracy.You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.--Required Qualifications:
    • 5+ years of experience in a network management-related role handling complex network provider contracts with accountability for business results
    • 3+ years of experience contributing to financial modeling in making rate decisions and managing a medical cost and administrative budget
    • 3+ years of experience with provider contracting
    • Experience working with multiple lines of business (including but not limited to Medicare and Medicaid, etc..)
    • Intermediate level of knowledge of Medicare Resource Based Relative Value System (RBRVS)
    • Intermediate or better experience using MS Office (word, excel, powerpoint)
    • Willing and able to commute to East Brunswick, NJ minimal once a monthPreferred Qualifications:
      • Experience with project management
      • Basic understanding of claim's adjudication related to contract terms
      • Proven excellent time management, communication, and organizational skillsNew Jersey Residents Only: The salary range for New Jersey residents is $85,000 to $167,300. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.--*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy --At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. -- --Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. -- -- --UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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