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CVS Health Network Relations Consultant in Detroit, Michigan

Job Description

Acts as the primary resource for assigned, high profile providers or groups (i.e. local, individual providers, small groups/systems) to establish, oversee, and maintain positive relationships by assisting with or responding to complex issues regarding policies and procedures, plan design, contract language, service, claims or compensation issues, and provider education needs.

Fundamental Components

  • Optimizes interactions with assigned providers and internal business partners to establish and maintain productive, professional relationships.

  • Monitors service capabilities and collaborates cross-functionally to ensure that the needs of constituents are met and that escalated issues related but not limited to, claims payment, contract interpretation or parameters, and accuracy of provider contract or demographic information are resolved.

  • Supports or assists with operational activities that may include, but are not limited to, database management, and contract coordination. Performs credentialing support activities as needed.

  • Educates providers as needed to ensure compliance with contract policies and parameters, plan design, compensation process, technology, policies, and procedures.

  • Meets with key providers periodically to ensure service levels are meeting expectations.

  • Manages the development of agenda, validates materials, and facilitates external provider meetings.

  • May collaborate cross-functionally on the implementation of large provider systems, to manage cost drivers and execute specific cost initiatives to support business objectives and to identify trends and enlist assistance in problem resolution.

  • Conduct standard provider recruitment, contracting, or re-contracting activities and assist with more complex contracting and discussions as needed by business segment.

  • May provide guidance and training to less experienced team members.

Background Experience

  • 3+ years' experience in business segment environment servicing providers with exposure to benefits and/or contract interpretation.

  • 3-5 years' experience with business segment specific policy, benefits, plan design and language.

  • Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal, problem resolution and critical thinking skills.

  • Working knowledge of business segment specific codes, products, and terminology.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Job Information

  • Ideal candidates possess strong communication skills and ability to present on behalf of organization complex information and respond to service issues.

  • Ability to understand claims, operations and administrative protocols for Medicaid managed care contracts.


Associate's degree or equivalent experience

Percent of Travel Required

25 - 50%

Business Overview

At Aetna, a CVS Health company, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.