Aetna Network Manager in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Req ID: 45027BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Negotiates, competitive and complex contractual relationships with providers according to pre-determined internal guidelines and financial standards. Works cross-functionally to execute network strategies with local markets to support Medicare Advantage expansion plans.

Fundamental Components:

Effectively negotiates facility and ancillary contracts with providers according to prescribed guidelines in support of national and local network strategies Supports the Medicare segment with data reports and access reporting for Medicare Expansion & UAW efforts Manages provider compensation/reimbursement and pricing development activities Responsible for understanding and managing medical cost issues and initiating appropriate action * Provides operational and sales support, community relations and guidance with comprehension of applicable federal and state regulations Assist and facilitate business intent reviews (BIR) Initiate legal reviews as needed; ensure all required reviews completed by appropriate functional areas

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

4-6 years industry experience. (Medical Cost Drivers and Managed Care Industry) Must possess a successful track record negotiating large hospital system contracts and/or complex facility/Ancillary contracts. Proven ability to execute and complete contracts timely. Exceptional Customer Service Skills. SME Expertise for assigned service line

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Network Management/Contract negotiation/4-6 Years

Functional - Network Management/Credentialing/1-3 Years

Functional - Leadership/Act as company spokesperson to external constituents/4-6 Years

REQUIRED SKILLS

General Business/Turning Data into Information/ADVANCED

Sales/Negotiating collaboratively/MASTERY

Service/Demonstrating Service Discipline/ADVANCED

DESIRED SKILLS

General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/ADVANCED

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

This position will manage Ancillary contracting efforts for the Medicare expansion across the country. This role will require the candidate to have strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrate ability to work with many different segments of the organization. Preference for a well-organized individual with a technical understanding of Company systems and policies. Operational experience in support of network management and must be able to manage multiple tasks. Need to demonstrate ability to negotiate and contract with ancillary and facility services.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

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Job Function: Health Care