Centene Corporation Contract Negotiator in Lenexa, Kansas
ProfessionalPosition Purpose: Coordinate and negotiate hospital, physician (IPAs, PPMs, individual providers, multi specialty groups) and ancillary service agreements that are in accordance with corporate, health plan and State guidelines.
Recruit and develop provider network plan for region and set of providers
Identify and initiate contact with potential providers
Leads assigned negotiations (i.e., hospital, physician and ancillary) and ensure that negotiations result in the unit cost targets expected and meet the objectives of the company and approximate the State’s reimbursement to the provider
Facilitate and provide oversight to the provider set-up and contract configuration to ensure accurate claims adjudication
Evaluate and monitor providers’ performance standards and financial performance of contracts.
Assist with and track credentialing activities
Facilitate the organization of provider focus groups
Coordinate with internal departments and contracted providers to implement and maintain contract compliance
May require up to 25% travel
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Marketing, related field, or equivalent experience. 2+ years of contracting, provider relations or other related experience preferably in a healthcare, managed care, or insurance related environment.
License/Certification: Valid driver's license.
Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
TITLE: Contract Negotiator
LOCATION: Lenexa, Kansas
COMPANY: Network Development & Contracting
POSITION TYPE: Professional