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Managed Care Contracts Manager

Company: Acadia Healthcare
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Our Team:We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to create a world-class organization that sets the standard of excellence in the treatment of speciality behavioral health and addiction disorders.Acadia Healthcare is headquartered in Franklin, TN and is a leading provider of behavioral healthcare services in the nation. Our organization values input from employees and fosters collaboration to create a team oriented service delivery system. This position reports onsite to our Administrative Office located in Carlsbad, CA, which serves as an extension to our coporate office.Our Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industryYour Job as a Managed Care Contracts Manager:Acadia Healthcare's CTC Division is seeking a Managed Care Contracts Manager to join their growing team! This role requires a solutions oriented approach to the oversight and management of the Division's third party payer contracting activities. The Managed Care Contracts Manager will analyze, negotiate, and implement Division contracts with all third party payers including Commercial insurance, Managed Medicaid, County, Government, Medicare Advantage and VA, in an effort to support and further the company in its goals for growth. In addition, the Contract Manager will work closely with other departments to ensure successful contract performance.Your Responsibilities as a Managed Care Contracts Manager:
    • Manage the development and implementation of new contracts across the Division.
    • Influence contract strategy in complex contract negotiations and discussions.
    • Track and monitor new contracting requests across the Division.
    • Lead contract discussions with third party payers, including rate and language negotiation in accordance with established guidelines.
    • Establish and maintain positive working relationship with third party payer network.
    • Research various state Medicaid policies/procedures to ensure thorough understanding of state Medicaid structure.
    • Coordinates the implementation of executed contracts to properly communicate contract requirements/changes internally.
    • Review solicitations and prepare routine response for proposals, bids, and contract modifications, as necessary.
    • Participate in the development of new business, acquisitions, and facility expansion.
    • Work directly with upper management in creating new work flow tools and processes to ensure efficiency.
    • Responsible for ensuring all in-house documents, tracking information, and data flow for the department are properly updated.
    • Performs other miscellaneous responsibilities and special projects for the department as requested. Your Skills and Qualifications as a Managed Care Contracts Manager:
      • BA/BS degree required.
      • 3-5 years of other/related contract experience preferred.
      • 2-3 years healthcare contracting or healthcare experience required.
      • Demonstrated knowledge and ability in contract negotiation.
      • Ability to effectively manage priorities, drive results, and take initiative.
      • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.IND02

Keywords: Acadia Healthcare, San Diego , Managed Care Contracts Manager, Executive , Carlsbad, California

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