Responsible for creating relationships with payers that enable access to care at Mayo. Responsible for negotiating contracts for assigned payers. Negotiates financial and other key contract terms directly with payer's senior level management. Drafts written contract language. Responsible for coordinating with other internal administrative areas to ensure efficient implementation and ongoing maintenance of assigned contracts. Oversees interactions with external payers for issues resolution. Maintains relationship with counterpart at external payers, corresponds routinely, and explores opportunities to enhance the relationships. Establishes and maintains relationships with the practice and administrative leadership. Provides input in developing contract strategy overall and for specific payers. Participates and provides input in the development of enterprise level, regional level, and site specific contracting strategies to maintain and grow market share and access to Mayo services. Educates Mayo leadership regarding managed care contracts and the payer market. Institutional resource on health care payer market issues.
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in a business related field. Master’s degree in Health Administration (MHA), Finance (MBA) or other related field is required; working towards degree with completion within three years will be considered. Candidates must have 5+ years of healthcare administration experience, preferably in a large academic medical center. Familiarity with content and structure of legal contracts necessary. Requires an understanding of corporate benefit options, insurance industry standards, payer payment methodologies, managed care concepts, health care finance fundamentals, medical terminology, third party billing, payment and collection principles. Familiarity with revenue cycle operations and other applicable internal administrative areas is necessary. Need superior skills in problem solving and decision making. Need strong skills in managing multiple tasks concurrently. Strong verbal and writing skills required. Positive attitude and strong persuasive skills needed.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $5481.60, based on a full-time position.
Monday - Friday: Regular Business Hours
NOTE: Currently, this vacancy is open to telework/telecommute. Candidates are expected to reside within a reasonable travel distance to the facility in order to work onsite for business needs, client and project meetings, etc.
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.
With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.
Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
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