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Sr. Network Contractor - Seattle, WA

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Seattle, WA
Date:
04/27/2017
Job Code:
1739108
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Sr. Network Contractor - Seattle, WA(Job Number:710591)
Description

Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

 

The Senior Network Contract Manager develops the provider network (physicians, hospitals, ancillary groups & facilities, etc.) yielding a geographically competitive, broad access, stable network that achieves objectives for unit cost performance and trend management, and produces an affordable and predictable product for customers and business partners. Senior Network Contract Managers evaluate and negotiate contracts in compliance with company contract templates, reimbursement structure standards, and other key process controls. Responsibilities also include establishing and maintaining strong business relationships with Hospital Owned Physician Groups and Hospital Owned Ancillary providers, and ensuring the network composition includes an appropriate distribution of provider specialties.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Anticipate customer needs and proactively develop solutions to meet them
  • Work with hospital physician advocates, legal team and healthcare economics on complex and / or critical issues
  • Solve complex problems and develop innovative solutions
  • Perform complex conceptual analyses
  • Forecast and plan resource requirements
  • May lead functional or segment teams or projects
  • Provide explanations and information to others on the most complex issues
  • Motivate and inspire other team members
  • Negotiate contracts with hospitals and affiliated physician groups for multiple lines of business
  • Negotiate contract rate methodologies and language within the guardrails that company is able to administer

Job Provider Contracting & Network Development
Primary Location US-WA-Seattle
Other Location US-WA-Kent, US-WA-Bellevue, US-WA-Des Moines, US-WA-Bothell, US-WA-Renton
Organization UHN West
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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