Aetna Dir, Network Management in Sugar Land, Texas

Req ID: 52499BR


Negotiates, competitive and complex contractual relationships with providers according to pre-determined internal guidelines and financial standards. Works cross-functionally to execute network strategies. Maintains accountability for specific medical cost initiatives. Manages local network management team.

Fundamental Components:

Effectively negotiates complex, competitive contractual relationships with providers according to prescribed guidelines in support of national and regional network strategies (*)

Manages provider compensation/reimbursement and pricing development activities (*)

Responsible for understanding and managing medical cost issues and initiating appropriate action (*)

Provides sales and marketing support, community relations and guidance with comprehension of applicable federal and state regulations (*)

Assist and facilitate business intent reviews (BIR) (*)

Initiate legal reviews as needed; ensure all required reviews completed by appropriate functional areas (*)

Regional owner of Strategic Contact Manager (SCM) and rate wizard (*)

Act as SME for PRL/Recruiters supporting ancillary and large physician group contracting (*)

May supervise day-to-day operations of network management teams/units (*)

Assist with the design, development, management, and/or implementation of strategic network configurations

Manages local Provider Relationship Management, Organization Orientation, Provider Advocacy

Exhibits the following Senior Network Manager Behaviors


Must possess a successful track record negotiating large hospital system contracts.


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


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Job Function: Health Care