Aetna Network Manager (Provider Contracting) in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Req ID: 41181BR


As the Network Manager, the candidate will negotiates, competitive and complex contractual relationships with providers according to pre-determined internal guidelines and financial standards. The candidate will work cross-functionally to execute network strategies and maintains accountability for specific medical cost initiative.

Fundamental Components:· Negotiate complex, competitive contractual relationships with providers according to prescribed guidelines · Manages value based provider compensation/reimbursement agreements· Responsible for understanding and managing medical cost issues and identifying and initiating appropriate actions· Provides sales and marketing support

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:· Must possess a successful track record negotiating and managing large hospital system contracts. 5+ years of experience negotiating provider contracts.· Demonstrate a strong understanding of physician and hospital reimbursement methodologies. · Experience working with large hospitals, health systems, and providers.


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


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General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED


Leadership/Engaging and Developing People/FOUNDATION


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