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Network Management Specialist Job

Full Job Title: Network Management Specialist

Job Number: 1700881

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Date Posted: 3-31-2017

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.

"PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION CAN BE LOCATED IN BATON ROUGE, NEW ORLEANS, OR LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA"
CANDIDATE MUST BE ABLE TO TRAVEL TO THE BATON ROUGE AND LAFAYETTE REGIONS"
Essential Functions:
  • Manages the network for IPA's, primary care and specialty physicians and ancillary providers.
  • Achieves company targets through aggressive IPA primary care, specialty and ancillary provider contracting and risk contract management.
  • 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, resolves issues, educates staff/providers on policies, collects credentialing information, and reviews 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.
  • Special projects as assigned or directed
Education:
  • Bachelor's degree is preferred or equivalent directly related Network Development or Provider Relations experience is required
Experience:
  • 5 years experience in Provider Relations or Network Development
  • 3 years experience with managed care
  • IPA/Risk Contracting experience
Special Skills (e.g. 2nd language):
  • Excellent influencing and negotiating skills
  • Ability to analyze and explain complicated financial terms and utilization data to physicians and staff
  • Excellent written skills
  • Excellent public speaking skills *LI-RG1

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