Anthem Network Relations Consultant - RFP, Anthem Office, Mendota Heights, MN (139037) in Boston, Massachusetts

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This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

This position is located onsite at the Mendota Heights, MN, Anthem office.

The Network Relations Consultant (RFP) develops and maintains positive relationships with providers and develops strategies for recruitment and contracting.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Supports and manages RFP process

  • Analyzes questions, gathering and developing responses, managing meetings

  • Maintain RFP library

  • Flexibility to comply with strict turnaround time to gather and distribute information which may include outside of business hours

  • Manage product specific recruitment and tracking

  • Improvement of policies and procedures regarding recruitment activity and tracking

  • Interpret data, including network distribution reports

  • Strategically formulate a network recruitment guarantee and plan of action

  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with the provider community by periodic on-site visits, communicating administrative or programmatic changes and facilitating the resolution of provider issues.

  • Recruits providers to build a cost effective, high quality provider network.

  • Conducts negotiations and leads contracting efforts with providers to build and maintain a cost effective, accessible provider network.

  • Researches, analyzes and recommends resolution for contract dispute, non-routine claim issues, billing questions and other practices.

  • Coordinates communication process on such issues as administrative and medical policy, reimbursement and provider utilization patterns.

  • Conducts seminars to support the understanding of managed care and Blue Cross and Blue Shield policies and procedures.

  • Identifies network access and deficiencies and develops recruitment and contracting strategies. Coordinates and conducts provider training.

    Requires a BA/BS degree; 3 years of related experience (provider relations, network management, customer service, sales-negotiation); prior negotiation experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

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Job Provider Network Management

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Title: Network Relations Consultant - RFP, Anthem Office, Mendota Heights, MN (139037)

Location: massachusetts-Boston

Other Locations: MN-Mendota Heights

Requisition ID: 139037