Aetna MD MCD Providor Relations Liaison in Linthicum, Maryland

Req ID: 42795BR

POSITION SUMMARY - All candidates must be able to work in the Linthicum office.

The Provider Relations Liaison develops, maintains, and enhances provider relationships in support of regional and national networking objectives. Responsible for the overall relationship management for assigned provider community.

Fundamental Components:

-Responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with physician and business leadership of key physician groups, ancillary providers, and delivery systems () -Interacts with large, high profile physician groups, IPAs, PHOs and hospital systems to resolve disputes and find solutions that are mutually beneficial for both providers and the organization () -Builds strong relationships with providers and key contacts to support on-going negotiating efforts () -Finalizes routine contracts and recruitment arrangements with providers () -Understands medical cost drivers and executes specific medical cost initiatives to support operational objectives -Proactively identifies new trends within the industry and works to raise awareness throughout the organization in order to gain consensus on a course of action and ultimately drive to implementation () -Identifies opportunities for process improvement and works cross-functionally within the organization to gain desired outcomes regarding provider service issues -Accesses and coordinates highly sensitive member medical record content to meet QM and NCQA requirements () -May coordinate with Sales & Marketing to address high profile plan sponsor issues related to the network and identify provider educational opportunities -Monitors the ever-changing and competitive landscape of health care delivery and evaluates the potential to adopt and implement policies and procedures to keep Aetna at the lead or ahead of industry movements -Executes organizational strategy at the market level to meet and exceed company goals and objectives


-Demonstrated knowledge of medical cost drivers and managed care industry. -Proven ability to synthesize and translate competitive intelligence into decision-making process. -2+ years related experience. -Bachelor's degree desired or equivalent work experience.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Telework Specifications:

Work from home may become available-to be determined.


-Working knowledge of provider business operations. -Analytical/data-driven decision-making skills. -Strong communication, critical thinking, interpersonal and negotiation skills. Routine and frequent business travel with personal vehicle is required. Qualified candidates must possess dependable transportation, valid and current MD driver's license and proof of vehicle insurance. Aetna Better Health of Maryland is looking for people like you who value excellence, integrity, caring and innovation. As an employee, you ll join a team dedicated to improving the lives of the most vulnerable in our population. Our vision incorporates community-based health care that works. We value diversity. Align your career goals with Aetna Better Health of Maryland, and we will support you all the way.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Job Function: Health Care