The Senior Contract Administrator serves as the point of contact for all Third Party Administration (TPA) services provided to key clients.
The Sr. Contract Administrator negotiates or assists the Director of Contract Administration with negotiation and finalization of TPA service contracts and/or related downstream provider agreements. Collaborates with internal departments such as Compliance, Contracting, Provider Services, Configuration, Claims, Finance, Analytics, Legal Affairs, Medical Affairs, and Purchasing to ensure input into TPA agreements prior to execution for optimal administrative efficiency, as well as accurate implementation and on-going reporting.
Accountable for maintaining the relationship with TPA clients, ensuring contract compliance and resolution of various issues related to delegated services which may include, but are not limited to claims payment, invoice generation and payment receipt, Provider Access & Availability, Member/Provider complaints and data reporting.
Bachelor's Degree preferred but may substitute equivalent work experience for education. At least 2 years college training required.
Seven years in healthcare with at least 5 years of experience in Managed Care contracting, Provider Relations, or Third-Party Administration relations.
Above Average Verbal communication skills (Heavy Public Contact)
Writing/composing, Correspondence, Reports
Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terminology, P.C., Research, Statistical, Word Processing
Internal Number: 145819
About Harris Health System
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.