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Job Category:

Network Management

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Sr Provider Relations Advocate - Western Massachusetts

UHG - Framingham, Massachusetts

Posted: 12/13/2018

There are changes happening in health care that go beyond the basics we hear in the news. People like you and organizations like UnitedHealth Group are driving ever higher levels of sophistication in how provider networks are formed and operate. The goal is to improve quality of service while exploring new ways to manage costs. Here's where you come in. You'll use your strong customer service orientation and knowledge of insurance claims to serve as an advocate for providers in our networks. 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.

 

If you are located in the Western Massachusetts, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in end-to-end provider claims and help enhance call quality
  • Coach, provide feedback and guide others
  • Assist in efforts to enhance ease of use of physician portal and future services enhancements
  • Contribute to design and implementation of programs that build/nurture positive relationships between the health plan, providers and practice managers
  • Help implement training and development of external providers through education programs
  • Identify gaps in network composition and services to assist network contracting and development teams

In this role, you'll be part of a performance driven, fast paced organization that is serving multiple markets. You'll have frequent interactions with senior management and physicians as you communicate about ways to evolve ongoing processes and programs.


Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of health care/managed care experience
  • 3+ years of provider relations and/or provider network experience
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in claims processing and issue resolution
  • 1+ years experience with Medicare and Medicaid regulations
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access

Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree

The health system is moving ahead. You can too as you help us build new levels of provider network performance. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter 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.


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