Aetna Director, Network Management in Southfield, Michigan

Req ID: 53218BR


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:

Negotiates and/or oversees negotiations with large hospital systems and complex physician organizations. 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. Initiate legal reviews as needed, ensure all required reviews completed by appropriate functional areas. Supervise day-to-day operations of network management team. Assist with the design, development, management, and/or implementation of strategic network configurations. Manages local Provider Relationship Management, Organization Orientation, and Provider Advocacy.


Must possess a successful track record negotiating large hospital system and complex physician group contracts.Maintains strong working relationships with internal constituents within the following areas: Medical Economics Unit, Contracts Coordination Unit, Provider Data Services, Sales, Patient Management, Legal and other areas within Aetna that are key to successful execution.


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 - Network Management/Physician recruiting - medical/7-10 Years

Functional - Management/Management - Network Management/


Benefits Management/Interacting with Medical Professionals/MASTERY

General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

Sales/Negotiating collaboratively/MASTERY


Leadership/Engaging and Developing People/ADVANCED

Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED

General Business/Turning Data into Information/MASTERY


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Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

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Job Function: Health Care