Centene Corporation Provider Relations & Contracting Specialist I in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
ProfessionalPosition Purpose: Serves as a liaison between providers, the health plan and Corporate. Responsible for investigating and resolving provider issues and conducting new provider orientations and educating providers on policies and procedures.
Serve as contact for provider inquires and track inquiries and response times.
Draft contracts and manage contracting process to verify that contract deadlines are met
Monitor provider credentialing activities and contact providers for missing or incomplete information.
Maintain and update provider databases to include key provider demographics and specialty provider information
Conduct administrative audits of provider agencies to evaluate provider contract adherence
Review, audit and price contract related pends to verify claims payment accuracy
Record, track, and monitor provider contract deliverables
Maintain the Provider Manual and update orientation materials as assigned.
Conduct new provider orientation and train providers on the Provider Manual updates and State policy updates
Audit provider insurance policies to confirm compliance with contract requirements
Conduct provider contract compliance administrative audits.
Create and process Vendor Agreements and Single Case agreements as assigned.
Ability to travel
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in healthcare administration, business administration or equivalent experience. 2+ years of provider relations or contracting experience in health care, managed care, Medicare or Medicaid service environment.
Licenses/Certifications: Current state driver’s license.
Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
TITLE: Provider Relations & Contracting Specialist I
LOCATION: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
COMPANY: Network Development & Contracting
POSITION TYPE: Professional