Manager, Network Performance - Central

Meet The Team - Chicago, IL
Job Description

At Oscar, we are working to provide the kind of health insurance we would want for ourselves. Our goal is to make health insurance simple, transparent, and human. We need your help to do so.

The Market P+L teams manage the growth and business economics of their regions. The team grows a set of relationships across our network of health systems, providers, and other healthcare organizations. The team strives to construct and improve Oscar’s system, facility, and provider agreements, infrastructures, and relationships to ensure that our strategic vision, operational standards, partner quality goals, and financial interests are reflected in our network partnerships.

You will report to our VP, Central Markets.


As a Manager on the Central Region team, you will:

  • Be the market expert for your geographies. Be audible ready on the network construction, competitive landscape, contract terms (e.g. exclusivity), regulatory mandates and how these aspects impact our overall growth, profitability, and risk in your markets
  • Analyze and assess data to build programs and opportunities to improve the growth, profitability, and risk of your partners, your market, and the region (e.g end-to-end owner of big medical group / small hospital contracting, expansion, and negotiation opportunities, harvest strategies, utilization management projects, etc)
  • Partner with other teams such as Strategy, Finance, Analytics, Value Capture, Care Management, Government Affairs, Product, Concierge, and other regional teams to achieve results for essential Oscar programs
  • Run the face-off-strategy relationships with health system and provider partners, manage the relationship, optimizing the contract / partnership, and serve as the point of escalation for P&L responsibilities (settlements, contract negotiations / renegotiations)
  • Be the point of escalation for all “Associate” responsibilities and support the territory lead / region lead in shepherding the team towards execution and results
  • Expected Travel: 30%, potential for role to be based in Dallas or Chicago

About You:

Must-have qualifications and expertise include:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • 3+ years of experience in healthcare contract negotiations or healthcare economics
  • Experience improving processes and workflows

Bonus points:

  • ACA marketplace, quality of care, and population health experience
  • People management experience

Life at Oscar:

At Oscar, being an Equal Opportunity Employer means more than upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. It means that we cultivate an environment where people can be their most authentic selves and find both belonging and support. We're on a mission to change health care -- an experience made whole by our unique backgrounds and perspectives.

We encourage our members to care for their whole selves, and we encourage our employees to do the same with comprehensive medical benefits, generous paid-time off, paid parental leave, retirement plans, company social events, stocked kitchens, wellness programs, and volunteer opportunities.

Reasonable Accommodation

Oscar applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to applicant’s disability or need for accommodation. Any Oscar applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Oscar Benefits Team (************** to make the need for an accommodation known.

Pay Transparency Policy

Oscar ensures that you won't be discharged or discriminated against based on whether you've inquired about, discussed, or disclosed your pay. Read the full policy here.

Attention - In the recruitment process, legitimate companies never withdraw fees from candidates. If there are companies that attract interview fees, tests, ticket reservations, etc. it is better to avoid it because there are indications of fraud. If you see something suspicious please contact us: [email protected]
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