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Director of Network Contracting - Eden Prairie, MN, Irvine, CA or Schaumberg, IL

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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Director of Network Contracting - Eden Prairie, MN, Irvine, CA or Schaumberg, IL(Job Number:715653)

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The Director of Network Contracting is responsible for the full range of provider contracting and service interactions within UnitedHealth Group, including working on end-to-end provider claim and call quality, ease of use of pharmacy portal, future service enhancements, and training & development of external provider education programs. The Director of Network Contracting designs and implements programs to build and nurture positive relationships between the health plan, providers (pharmacies), and members. Responsibilities also include directing and implementing strategies relating to the development and management of a provider networks, identifying gaps in network composition and services to assist the network contracting and development staff in prioritizing contracting needs, and may also be involved in identifying and remediating operational short-falls and supervising research and remediation of claims issues.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage complicate provider relationships while driving positive NP
  • Develop functional, market, strategy, plans, production and/or organizational priorities
  • Own end to end processes including network contracting, strategy, implementation and COGs modeling
  • Identify and resolve technical, operational and organizational problems outside own team
  • Product, service or process decisions are most likely to impact entire functions and/or customer accounts (internal and external)
  • Develop staff
  • Manage RFP responses for Network Contracting
  • Role located in Eden Prairie MN, Schaumburg IL, or Irvine CA
  • Work from home will not be considered



Job Provider Relations and Service
Primary Location US-MN-Eden Prairie
Other Location US-IL-Schaumburg, US-CA-Irvine
Organization OptumRx Industry Reltn & Trade
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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