Job Description

Posted Date: 8/8/2019

Position Purpose:

The Provider Performance Representative position requires managing a geographic territory of assigned providers, to include scheduling and making frequent visits to provider offices, assisting with provider issues & concerns, all while having strong initiative and excellent customer service focus. The documenting of visits is a requirement for this position as well, so that there is an accurate reflection of provider issues & concerns. This position will be involved with or generate provider correspondence and other documents as required as well as a base knowledge of the Steward claims & tracking systems, all elements of Health Choice plans processes and policies in addition to AHCCCS, CMS, and HealthCare Exchange plans to enable education of the providers. Sound and objective decision making must be exercised in all interactions with providers and internal departments with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide face-to-face, written and telephone communication to providers:
    • Meet with providers to review operational procedures as they relate to Steward, to include, but not limited to, issues surrounding or involving prior authorization, claims/revenue cycle concerns, provider roster/location updates and contracting.
    • Provide in-service/education to providers, in the areas referred to above.
    • Use the site visit checklist to ensure that all discussion topics are covered.
    • Review provider performance in areas such as claims turn-around times, denials & reject reports. (For PCPs, this would include the provider report cards and gaps-in-care report.)
    • On an annual basis, ensure all providers review and attest for the Steward MOC training.
    • Obtain provider rosters during visits, at least bi-annually.
    • Plan visits at least two weeks in advance, and collaborate with management as needed.
    • Interact with Claims regarding payment schedules and rates of reimbursement
    • Inform providers of policy changes and/or new policies
  • Develop & provide written materials to providers in order to assist them in following Health Choice procedures:
    • Assist with development and distribution of Provider Manual & ensure providers are familiar with it and know how & where to find it
    • Assist with the provider newsletter, and participate in Provider Forums
  • Maintain and ensure provider demographic information is complete and up to date:
    • Review provider rosters to ensure demographics & fee schedules are up-to-date & correct.
    • Work with the Resolution Center to ensure our provider database is updated & accurate.
    • Ensure that current provider demographic changes & additions are submitted & completed within SLAs.

Education / Experience / Other Requirements

Education:

  • College Degree preferred

Years of Experience:

  • At least two (2) years with excellent customer service experience or claims experience with a managed healthcare plan

Specialized Knowledge:

  • Proficient in usage of Microsoft Windows applications
  • Knowledge of Medicaid and Medicare programs preferred
  • Knowledge of health plan programs desirable
  • Excellent ability to plan and organize
  • Strong customer service skills and techniques
  • Strong presentation and oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate and implement contracts

Application Instructions

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