Vice President, Payer Contracting (Remote)



Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023
As a Vice President of Payer Contracting, you will lead and execute Aledade’s strategic partnerships with national and regional health plans as we help primary care providers shift into value-based care. This role will report to the Chief Commercial Officer. We are flexible with respect to geographic location, and the ideal candidate will be comfortable working remotely with considerable amounts of travel.

What you will be owning:

  • Lead, negotiate and execute new strategic payer partnerships
  • Develop and nurture relationships with key stakeholders
  • Qualify and source market growth and expansion for multi-year risk arrangements
  • Be responsible for achieving the company's goals on health plan contracting for Commercial, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid value-based contracts
  • Help shape the company's strategy for value-based contracting on behalf of independent primary care practices
  • Manage the business development team including setting performance goals, career development, annual performance reviews, etc.
  • Identify opportunities for evolving Aledade products to better meet health plan needs
  • Drive and maintain strategic relationships with existing health plan partners
  • Lead the evaluation of prospective payer partnerships
  • Contribute to overall Aledade strategy and operations as a senior executive.

About You:

  • 8+ years in healthcare with health plans within value-based care
  • Expert sales, business development, growth professional at local and national level
  • Master’s degree or other advanced degrees in management, health services research, health and/or public policy, or other relevant fields is preferred
  • Passionate about driving the shift from fee-for-service to value based care
  • Results-oriented with the ability to access financial and operational outcomes of contracts
  • Proven track record of creating, maintaining, and enhancing customer relationships and communicating effectively with senior management
  • Ability to think beyond their immediate team and contribute to making Aledade holistically better (active engagement in DE&I efforts, culture initiatives, facilitating training, leading roundtables, etc.)
Who We Are:
Aledade, a public benefit corporation, exists to empower the most transformational part of our health care landscape - independent primary care. We were founded in 2014, and since then, we've become the largest network of independent primary care in the country - helping practices, health centers and clinics deliver better care to their patients and thrive in value-based care. Additionally, by creating value-based contracts across a wide variety of payers, we aim to flip the script on the traditional fee-for-service model. Our work strengthens continuity of care, aligns incentives, and ensures primary care physicians are paid for what they do best - keeping patients healthy. If you want to help create a health care system that is good for patients, good for practices and good for society - and if you're eager to join a collaborative, inclusive and remote-first culture - you've come to the right place.
What Does This Mean for You?
At Aledade, you will be part of a creative culture that is driven by a passion for tackling complex issues with respect, open-mindedness and a desire to learn. You will collaborate with team members who bring a wide range of experiences, interests, backgrounds, beliefs and achievements to their work - and who are all united by a shared passion for public health and a commitment to the Aledade mission.
In addition to time off to support work-life balance and enjoyment, we offer the following comprehensive benefits package designed for the overall well-being of our team members:
Flexible work schedules and the ability to work remotely are available for many roles
Health, dental and vision insurance paid up to 80% for employees, dependents, and domestic partners Robust time off plan 21 days of PTO in your first year 2 Paid Volunteer Days & 11 paid holidays
12 weeks paid Parental Leave for all new parents
6 weeks paid sabbatical after 6 years of service
Educational Assistant Program & Clinical Employee Reimbursement Program
401(K) with up to 4% match
Stock options
And much more!
At Aledade, we don’t just accept differences, we celebrate them! We strive to attract, develop, and retain highly qualified individuals representing the diverse communities where we live and work. Aledade is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment policies and decisions at Aledade are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
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