Aetna Director, Network Management (Value-Based Contracting) 44357BR in St Louis, Missouri

Req ID: 44357BR


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 with an emphasis on executing productive Value Based Contracts to support Medicare market expansion efforts. Manages local network management team of engagement managers.

Fundamental Components:

Fundamental Components & Physical Requirements include but are not limited to: (denotes essential functions) 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 () Act as SME for PRL/Recruiters supporting ancillary and large physician group contracting (*) Assist with the design, development, management, and/or implementation of strategic value based relationships with strategic partners Comprehensive understanding of hospital and physician financial issues and how to leverage technology to achieve quality and cost improvements for both payers and providers. In-depth knowledge of managed care business, regulatory /legal requirements, products, programs, strategy and objectives.


Must possess a successful track record negotiating large hospital system contracts. Strong analytical ability, attention to detail, successful launch and maintenance of strategic VBC arrangements to support collaborative partnerships, ability to influence partners through the use of effective data presentation.


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


Functional - Network Management/Contract negotiation/7-10 Years

Functional - Products-Medical/All Aetna Standard Plans/

Functional - Leadership//1-3 Years


Technical - Aetna Applications/Strategic Contracts Manager/1-3 Years/


Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED

Sales/Managing Competitive Networks/MASTERY

Sales/Negotiating collaboratively/MASTERY


Benefits Management/Interacting with Medical Professionals/MASTERY

Leadership/Creating Accountability/ADVANCED

Leadership/Driving Change/ADVANCED


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Job Function: Health Care