Anthem, Inc. Provider Network Manager I- Laboratory Contracting in Buffalo, New York
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Provider Network Manager- Laboratory Contracting
Develops the provider network through contract negotiations (language and rates), relationship development, and servicing. Primary focus of this role is contracting and negotiating contract terms. Typically works with less-complex to complex providers. Providers may include, but are not limited to, smaller institutional providers, professional providers with more complex contracts, medical groups, physician groups, small hospitals that are not part of a health system, ancillary providers, providers in areas with increased competition or where greater provider education around managed care concepts is required. Contracts may involve non-standard arrangements that require a moderate level of negotiation skills. Value based concepts understanding. Fee schedules can be customized. Works with increased independence and requires increased use of judgment and discretion. May work on cross-functional projects requiring collaboration with other key areas. Serves as a communication link between professional providers and the company. Conducts more complex negotiations and drafts documents. Assists in preparing financial projections and conducting analysis as required.
Requires a BA/BS degree; 3-5 years experience in contracting, provider relations with an emphasis on laboratory contracting, provider servicing; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
Laboratory contracting experience preferred.
3-5 years with various reimbursement models such as fee for service through capitation.
Experience should include prior contracting experience.
Must have exceptional oral and written communication skills.
Must have strong analytical skills.
Must demonstrate leadership skills.
Requires some travel.
We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) + match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.
Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.