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Network Contractor - Telecommute - 937818

Eden Prairie, MN 55344 Work Remotely
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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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It's a big step forward when you realize that you've earned the trust to lead a team. Now, let's determine just how big that step can be. Take on this managerial role with UnitedHealth Group and you'll be part of a team that's reshaping how provider networks evolve and how health care works better for millions. As a Network Contractor you'll guide the development and support of Skilled Nursing Facility Networks as well as service management / issue resolution and training. As you do, you'll discover the impact you want and the resources, backing and opportunities that you'd expect from a Fortune 5 leader.

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Youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Manage performance reporting and associated service models
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  • Will work with Veterans Administration Community Care Network (VACCN) to provide SNF access across all US markets
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  • Compliance / investigational inquiry
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  • Guide development of geographically competitive, broad access, stable networks that achieve objectives for unit cost performance and trend management
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  • Evaluate and negotiate contracts in compliance with company templates, reimbursement structure standards and other key process controls
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  • Ensure that network composition includes an appropriate distribution of provider specialties
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  • Provide explanations and information to others on difficult issues
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  • Coach, provide feedback and guide others
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Get ready for some significant challenge. This is an intense, fast-paced environment that can be demanding. In addition, there are some data challenges and unique problems that need to be solved related to gaps in the process.

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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • 3+ years of experience in a network contracting role
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  • 3+ years of experience using financial models and analysis to negotiate rates with providers
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  • 3+ years of experience in performing network adequacy analysis
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  • Knowledge of Medicare Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System (PPS)
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  • Intermediate level of knowledge of claims processing systems and guidelines
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  • Sound Excel skills (v-lookups, pivot tables, etc.)
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Undergraduate degree
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  • Experience working with Skilled Nursing Facilities
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  • Market knowledge with Revenue Cycle Systems or processes
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Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. 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, youll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.

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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.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job keywords: Network Contractor, Reporting, SNF, Skilled Nursing, Network, Contracting, Medicare, Claims, Excel, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote, WAH, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Posted: 2021-07-22 Expires: 2021-08-21

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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