Aetna Director, Provider Experience in Kenner, Louisiana

Req ID: 48651BR


Director of Provider Experience has functional responsibility for all contracting efforts, provider relations, and plan operations. Provider strategy and leadership to ensure plan effectively contracts at reasonable rates, drive provider satisfaction, and improve internal operational efficiency.

Fundamental Components:

Develop and execute a network strategy intended to provide robust access to care for Aetna Better Health of Louisiana members.Effectively negotiate complex provider contracts with the aim of driving quality and reducing the total cost of care.Lead all provider relations efforts to educate providers, enhance access, ensure accurate provider data, and drive quality outcomes by working with providers to reduce gaps in care.Lead plan operational efforts to ensure accurate configuration of provider data and prompt and accurate claims payments.Provide leadership to Contracting, Provider Relations, and operational teams.Work closely with the Quality, Populations health and value-based Solutions team to drive quality within the health plan for members.BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:Must possess a successful track record negotiating large hospital system contracts.Must have Managed Care operational experience with a basic understanding of claims processes, configuration, and contract pricing.Strong plan operations and contracting experience is required.A strategic mindset is required.Medicaid preferred.EDUCATION

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


Customer Service/ is desired

Business/ is desired


Functional - Management/Management - Network Management/4-6 Years

Functional - Management/Management - Operations/4-6 Years

Functional - Claims/Management: < 25 employees/1-3 Years

Functional - Management/Management - Provider Data/4-6 Years

Functional - Network Management/Network market leadership/4-6 Years


Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Operating Systems/Windows/4-6 Years/


General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

Leadership/Creating Accountability/ADVANCED

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/MASTERY


Leadership/Engaging and Developing People/ADVANCED

Service/Creating a Differentiated Service Experience/ADVANCED


Great opportunity to work with a growing team to drive quality and strong provider relations within a growing market. Aetna Better Health of Louisiana is a strong performing plan with an excellent leadership team.

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Job Function: Health Care