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Associate Network Contractor - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)Here you are in the earlier stages of what could be a deeply rewarding career. You have the potential, the energy and the aspiration to take on meaningful challenges and make a difference. Now, let's talk about what you can do with our leading, global health care organization. UnitedHealth Group is playing a lead role in the formation of new, effective provider networks. As member of our network contracting team, you'll help develop and support Provider Networks and guide unit cost management activities through financial and network pricing modeling, analysis and reporting. As you do, you'll find the impact you want and the resources, backing and opportunities that you'd expect from a Fortune 5 leader.You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage unit cost budgets, target setting, performance reporting and associated financial models
  • Predict emerging customer needs and develop innovative solutions to meet them
  • Help develop geographically competitive, broad access, stable networks that achieve objectives for unit cost performance and trend management
  • Evaluate and negotiate contracts in compliance with company templates, reimbursement structure standards and other key process controls
  • Ensure that network composition includes an appropriate distribution of provider specialtiesGet ready for a high impact role. You'll be tasked with working in conjunction with our national clinics and hospitals to manage, collect and analyze provider data, updating and loading provider data and resolving any escalated issues with the clients.You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. -Required Qualifications:
    • 1+ years of experience in a network management-related role, such as contracting or provider services
    • 1+ years of experience in fee schedule development using actuarial models
    • 1+ years of experience using financial models and analysis to negotiate rates with providers
    • 1+ years of experience in performing network adequacy analysis
    • Intermediate level of knowledge of claims processing systems and guidelines
    • In-depth knowledge of Medicare Resource Based Relative Value System (RBRVS)Preferred Qualification:
      • Undergraduate degree
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure complianceTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state, and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.Creating and fine-tuning provider networks helps improve access to health care for millions. It's an outstanding opportunity to have more meaning and purpose in your career. -Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $20.77 to $36.88. The salary/hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $22.93 to $40.58. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentivesFor more information on our Internal Job Posting Policy, Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.Job Keywords: Associate Network Contractor, Network Management, Fee Schedule Development, Financial Models, Analysis, telecommute, telecommuter, telecommuting, remote, work from home

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Syracuse , Associate Network Contractor - Telecommute, Other , Syracuse, New York

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