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Contract Negotiator
Ref No.: 18-08658
Location: Overland Park, Kansas
Start Date / End Date: 08/06/2018 to 10/05/2018
Duration:0-2 month(s)

Job Description:
  • Develop, contract, maintain and enhance relationships with facilities, physicians and ancillary providers which serve as contractual networks of care for members; foster growth of managed care products; and enhance profitability of Healthcare.
  • Recruits and negotiates physician and/or provider contracts in accordance with company standards in order to maintain and enhance provider networks while meeting and exceeding accessibility, quality and financial goals.
  • Fundamental Components & Physical Requirements include but are not limited to (* denotes essential functions)
  • Accountable for all aspects of physician recruitment and contracting as well as ad/hoc network contracting, as assigned
  • Responsible for re-negotiating or negotiating solo, group, hospital-based and physician contracts in support of network quality, availability and financial goals
  • Participates in the strategic recruitment of physicians satisfying specific network goals and objectives
  • Proficient in Excel and Word; ability to use Search Engines
  • Proven working knowledge of standard provider contracts, terms and language desired
  • Background/Experience Desired Education and Certification Requirements Bachelor's degree desired or equivalent work experience (3+ years contracting) Additional Information (situational competencies, skills, work location requirements, etc.)
  • Communication Skills - Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Critical thinking, and interpersonal skills
  • Mastery of provider contracts, contracting options, PADU (alternate language manual) guidelines as well as provider configurations
  • In-depth knowledge of the managed care industry and practices, as well as a strong understanding of Healthcare competitor strategies, practices, and financial/contracting arrangements
  • Business knowledge including health care and Healthcare culture, i.e., how to get things done within the company
  • Solid negotiating skills

Additional Job Details:
Review of the Family Health Partner agreements in support of the KanCare 2.0 contract initiative.