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Network Management Representative - Senior Job

Full Job Title: *Network Management Rep, Sr

Job Number: 1804492

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Date Posted: 6-19-2018

This position is for Care1st Health Plan, a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. company.

Department: Provider Relations -Medicaid

Reports to: Network Management Manager

Location: E. Camelback Rd, Phoenix AZ 85016

Job Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt

Manages physician contracting, network development and provider relations functions for developing, executing and maintaining a provider network strategy. Works in concert with medical management and sales developing actions to meet market growth and medical cost targets. Provides service and education to network physicians/providers.
Essential Functions:
  • Services, contracts and negotiates with primary care and specialty physicians and ancillary providers for all product lines.
  • Identifies network gaps and complete contracts.
  • Manages physician network by developing and maintaining relationships to drive business results within a specific geographic area.
  • Manages physician network by developing and maintaining relationships to drive business results within a specific geographic area.
  • Provides service and education to network physicians/providers.
  • Conducts site visits to service providers, resolve issues, educate staff/providers on policies, collect credentialing information, and review HEDIS information.
  • Supports regional Network Improvement Plan targets by providing utilization reports, pharmacy profiles, ER contingencies, Frequent Flier Reports and other analytics available to improve/maintain regions.
  • Manages incoming provider inquiries: identifies potential claims trends and follow-up with provider and internal departments to ensure that identified problems have been resolved.
  • Strategizes for membership growth and retention.

Education: Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent directly related Network Development or Provider Relations experience
Experience: 3 years experience in Provider Relations or Network Development. 3 years experience with managed care. Previous contracting experience required.
Special Skills (e.g. 2nd language): Excellent influencing and negotiating skills. Ability to explain complicated financial terms and utilization data to physicians and staff. Excellent written skills. Excellent public speaking skills.

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