Aetna Provider Relations Representative in Sugar Land, Texas

Req ID: 39877BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for maintaining working relationships with the existing provider network. Assists providers with policy and procedure interpretation. Maintains accurate and current databases relating to provider facilities and physician information. Negotiates agreements with providers.

Fundamental Components:

Negotiates rates for new providers and renegotiates contracts for existing physicians within established limits.

Maintains regular contact with key provider organizations and serves as a liaison to internally resolve complex issues; develops strong interpersonal relationships with assigned providers.

Researches and resolves incoming escalated provider inquiries within contract guidelines; educates providers on new protocols, policies, and procedures.

Ensures provider database and documentation is up-to-date, accurate, and complete; ensures new physician contracts are entered promptly and accurately.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

Minimum of 3 years recent and related customer service experience with exposure to benefits interpretation and provider networking.

Experience with managed care policy and direction, benefit plan design, and provider fee schedules desired, but not required.

Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT codes desired.

EDUCATION

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

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Desktop Tools//1-3 Years/End User

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Great entry level position

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.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Health Care