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The Associate Network Contractor is responsible for assisting in the contractual process which includes provider updates, negotiating contractual rates with department reimbursement standards, contract language, and processing executed agreements. Responsibilities also include developing effective relationships with providers to maintain open lines of communication, prioritizing contracting needs and negotiating single case agreements. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the contracting process to include provider updates and notifications, negotiating contractual rates, contract language, and processing executed agreements
  • Educate providers on the organization’s process and procedures in order to ensure provider compliance and ease of administration
  • Identify and gather information regarding provider issues in order to develop and/or implement strategy to resolve matter, keep manager informed of progress, or escalate issue to appropriate internal business partner
  • Conduct network recruitment activates with targeted providers to solicit participation
  • Represent the contracting department in internal meetings to gather information, recommend solutions and provide updates 
  • Negotiate single case agreements
  • Participating in external provider meetings 
  • Works with all colleague levels and cross-disciplinary groups 
  • Ability to adapt to change/remain flexible, meet expected deadlines and act as a team player
  • Effectively communicate updates, ideas, and concerns with respect to day-to-day responsibilities

***You'll enjoy the flexibility of 3 days (Monday- Wednesday) in the office in Minnetonka, MN and 2 days telecommute as you take on some tough challenges.


You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience in a network management-related role, such as contracting or provider services
  • 1+ years provider contract writing and implementation experience
  • 1+ years of experience in fee schedule development using actuarial models
  • 1+ years of experience using financial models and analysis to negotiate rates with providers
  • 1+ years of experience in performing network adequacy analysis
  • Understanding of claims processing systems and guidelines
  • Understanding of Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement methodologies
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to travel regionally up to 25%
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Project management experience 
  • Ability to multi-task, shifting back and forth effectively among multiple activities
  • Solid written, oral and organizational skills 
  • Attention to detail


To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

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Nevada Residents Only: The hourly range for Nevada residents is $23.94 to $42.40. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


Job country: United States

City: Las Vegas

Category: Business Operations Specialists, All Other

Location: Las Vegas, NV, United States

Job posted 2022-06-04

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