The Lead Director will be accountable for designing conceptual models, initiative planning, and negotiating high value/risk contracts with the most complex and challenging, market/region/national, largest group/system or highest value/volume of spend providers in accordance with company standards in order to maintain and enhance provider networks, while working cross functionally to ensure consistency with all contracting strategies and meeting and exceeding accessibility, quality, compliance, and financial goals and cost initiatives.
Drives or guides development of holistic solutions or strategic plans negotiates and executes contracts with the most complex, market/region/national, largest group/system or highest value/volume of spend
providers with significant financial implications. Manages contract performance, and drives the development and implementation of value based contract relationships in support of business strategies.
Recruits providers as needed to ensure attainment of network expansion and adequacy targets. Accountable for cost arrangements within defined groups. Collaborates cross-functionally to manage provider compensation
and pricing development activities, submission of contractual information, and the review and analysis of reports as part of negotiation and reimbursement modeling activities.
Responsible for identifying and managing cost issues and collaborating cross functionally to execute significant cost saving initiatives. Represents company with high visibility constituents, including customers and community groups.
Promotes collaboration with internal partners. Evaluates, helps formulate, and implements the provider network strategic plans to achieve contracting targets and manage medical costs through effective provider contracting to
meet state contract and product requirements. Collaborates with internal partners to assess effectiveness of tactical plan in managing costs. May optimize interaction with assigned providers and internal business partners to facilitate relationships and ensure provider needs are met.
Ensures resolution of escalated issues related, but not limited to, claims payment, contract interpretation and parameters, or accuracy of provider contract or demographic information.
The typical pay range for this role is:
Please keep in mind that this range represents the pay range for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual salary offer will take into account a wide range of factors, including location.
7+ years related experience and expert level negotiation skills with successful track record negotiating contracts with large or complex provider systems
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.
You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.
Proven working knowledge of provider financial issues and competitor strategies, complex contracting options, financial/contracting arrangements
and regulatory requirements.
Strong communication, critical thinking, problem resolution and interpersonal skills
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bring your heart to CVS Health
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Our Heart At Work Behaviors™ support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable.
We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day.
CVS Health is an affirmative action employer, and is an equal opportunity employer, as are the physician-owned businesses for which CVS Health provides management services. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, promotion, or any other personnel action based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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