• Associate Director, Payer Strategy

    Job Locations US-NY-NYC
  • Overview

    The role of the Associate Director, Payer Strategy has four core responsibilities:

    • Help design, develop, implement and monitor quality/value initiatives and other strategic initiatives with partners including payers, employers and health systems 
    • Maintain and strengthen relationships with partners
    • Monitor, manage and renew payer contracts
    • Track and ensure operationalization of initiatives, working closely with internal departments including Operations, Medical Quality, IT, Sales, etc.


    Additional duties and responsibilities of an Associate Director, Payer Strategy are:


    • Collaborate with various departments to ensure appropriate coordination and support for contract life cycles and other system-wide strategic, financial and operational objectives
    • Lead coordination with finance and revenue cycle to update financial forecasts for both current performance and new development to provide the Company with a current perspective of the business
    • Help prepare clinical and administrative data submission to support participation in initiatives, with design and development of novel metrics where applicable
    • Develop qualitative and quantitative reports to support negotiations and to monitor performance within external partners
    • Maintain monthly metrics dashboard of data, trends, and variations
    • Monitor competitive intelligence and research current industry trends to secure the Company’s long-term viability and success
    • Perform all other duties as assigned


    A candidate’s qualifications will include:

    • Bachelor's degree required, Master’s (MBA, MHA, MPH) preferred
    • A minimum of seven (7) years of health care strategy experience and familiarity with managed care, health care market dynamics, value-based contracting and payment models and health care policy
    • Ability to think critically and act decisively to effectively impact business goals
    • Ability to collect information from diverse sources and apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information to solve problems
    • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft product suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and Visio). Experience with data analytics tools and platforms such as SQL, SAS, Stata, and/or Domo is a plus
    • Outstanding interpersonal capabilities and ability to interact with all levels of an organization and navigate various dynamics
    • Ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities
    • Ability to excel in a fluid, high-pressure environment
    • Strong presentation and communication skills
    • Ability to influence and motivate others, as well as work collaboratively within a multi-stakeholder environment

    Physical requirements:

    This job may require, from time to time, repetitive tasks with few breaks. Limited travel (<10%) is required



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