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Network Contract Manager - San Francisco and Sacramento, CA

UnitedHealth Group

Sacramento, CA
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741678 Network Contract Manager San Francisco and Sacramento CA

Network Contract Manager - San Francisco and Sacramento, CA (741678)

Position Description

The Non-Par Network Contract Manager is a unique role within UnitedHealth Network focused on building relationships with non-par Medicare providers and bringing them into incentive programs without a contractual participation agreement. The role focuses on bringing physician groups into the incentive program and working with them throughout the year to leverage their access to tools and resources that help them maximize their bonus potential and deliver better care to members. This role specifically supports the Group Retiree business unit with tangential benefit and engagement with the broader UnitedHealthcare Medicare and Retirement organization.


The ideal candidate would be a self-starter, can effectively manage ambiguity, comfortable giving presentations, demonstrates strong critical thinking skills and can efficiently and effectively manage their time. This position will be provider facing and will need to have flexibility to travel regionally to provider offices in California and surrounding states approximately 25-50% of the time.


Candidates with the greatest success are those that can manage change effectively, are great relationship builders, and aren't afraid to step outside their comfort zone. Any familiarity with Medicare Stars program would be a bonus.


This team member will work from home under normal work hours, but also travel out to provider offices to meet with all levels of clinical and medical office personnel (Office administrators to hospital CEOs).

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assess and interpret provider needs and requirements
  • Identify solutions to non-standard requests and problems

  • Solve moderately complex problems and/or conduct moderately complex analyses

  • Work with minimal guidance; seek guidance on only the most complex tasks

  • Translate concepts into practice
  • Provide consistency in applied practices to drive long-term change

  • Provide explanations and information to others on difficult issues

  • Coach, provide feedback, and guide others

  • Act as a resource for others

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of experience in a network management or healthcare-related role, such as contracting or provider services

  • 3+ years of experience utilizing financial models and analysis

  • At least an intermediate knowledge of Medicare reimbursement methodologies, i.e. Resource Based Relative Value System (RBRVS)

  • At least an intermediate level of knowledge of claims processing systems and guidelines

  • Intermediate or higher proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to travel 50% of the time to provider locations in California and surrounding states 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to speak clearly and concisely, conveying complex or technical information in a manner that others can understand, as well as ability to understand and interpret complex information form others
  • Experience in performing network adequacy analysis preferred

  • Experience in fee schedule development using actuarial models.

  • Familiarity with the Medicare Stars Program

  • Strong interpersonal skills, establishing rapport and working well with others

  • Strong customer service skills
  • Live within the vicinity of San Francisco and Sacramento, CA

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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.


Job Keywords: Network Contract Manager, health insurance, claims processing, California, CA, Sacramento, San Francisco, Numbers, Data Driven


Job Details

  • Contest Number741678
  • Job TitleNetwork Contract Manager - San Francisco and Sacramento, CA
  • Job FamilyNetwork Contracting and Pricing
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Networks

Job Location Information

  • Sacramento, CA
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsSan Francisco, CA

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 50 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

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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