Organization: Mental Health Center of Denver
Location: Denver, CO
Date Job Posted: September 17, 2021
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Mental Health Center of Denver
Our work enables adults to live more fulfilling and productive lives, children to be more resilient, and families to be happier and healthier.
Through multiple community sites, mental health providers in several Denver public schools, collaborations with community partnerships and home-based outreach, we provide treatment, prevention, outreach and crisis services to children, families and adults.
The Mental Health Center of Denver has been named a Top Workplace by the Denver Post nine years in a row! We believe that people are resilient - they can and do recover from mental illness. At the Mental Health Center of Denver, we hire people dedicated to working toward that goal.
Our generous benefits package starts at 30 hours per week. Some of the benefits include:
We are currently recruiting the following key position
Director of Payor Strategies
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EMPLOYMENT VALUE PROPOSITION: Mental Health Center of Denver provides you with the support you need to help you develop a career in helping others succeed. We innovate, adapt, and leverage the diverse perspectives of the people on our team and the people we serve in everything we do.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVENESS: The Mental Health Center of Denver values and is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to ending bias and discrimination in our community and ensuring equity within all aspects of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, transfer, or promotion opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
COMMITMENT TO PAY EQUITY: Mental Health Center of Denver is committed to fair and equitable hiring with salaries based on relevant factors, such as work experience, education, and certification/licensure (rather than wage history). Toward the principle of equal pay for equal work, we post and hire within defined hiring salary ranges. We ask all applicants to carefully review the hiring salary range for each posted job opportunity, as we will not hire outside the predetermined range.
BENEFITS STATEMENT: All full-time, benefits eligible employees will be eligible for MHCD's benefits plan. For a full description of benefit offerings, please visit: https://mhcd.org/workplace-of-choice/.
STARTING SALARY: $97,600/yr - $125,000/yr
POSITION SUMMARY: Plan, direct, and coordinate the payer policies, goals, and objectives related to contract language and rate pricing, negotiation strategy, planning and execution, revenue reconciliation, and payer relationship management. This position provides strategic leadership, financial and administrative oversight of payer contracting on behalf of the organization to support payer strategy formation and negotiation. This position works closely with executive management, clinical departments, operations departments, finance department, and revenue cycle management and, provides leadership to contract support and credentialing.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Administration or related discipline.
EXPERIENCE: Mental Health/Health Care experience with a minimum of ten years of contract negotiation, rate setting, and working within a Medicaid, Medicare and Managed Care environment. Significant knowledge of contractual, administrative, health insurance and operational issues related to managed care organizations, physician groups, and health insurance benefit plan designs. Proven and extensive contracting technical skills; negotiation skills, contract preparation and implementation, financial analysis and rate proposal development, and in depth knowledge of various reimbursement methodologies.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Contract
MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computers, calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, the telephone and other office and/or clinical equipment.
WORKING CONDITIONS: May require occasional evening or weekend hours.