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National Dental Contracting Professional



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Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024

Become a part of our caring community and help us put health first

The Provider Contracting Professional 2 initiates, negotiates, and executes dental and/or other provider contracts and agreements for an organization that provides health insurance. The Provider Contracting Professional 2 work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation and independent determination of the appropriate courses of action.

Humana is seeking a National Dental Contractor to work closely with our Dental Leased Networks and build strategic and collaborative partnerships with dentists and negotiate contracts that are favorable to Humana’s business. You will also ensure a competitive network and help facilitate the sales force’s ability to penetrate new business opportunities.

Negotiate and re-negotiate high-volume, transactional-style dental contracts
Function as the single point-of-contact for all on-going contractual and service issues as needed by providers
Facilitate provider education, training them in order to increase their familiarity and satisfaction with Humana’s systems and strategies
Create trend analyses and summaries for decision-making purposes
Interface with market leaders to align contracting needs and business efforts
Set targets and priorities in order to meet national and market-specific network needs.

Use your skills to make an impact

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or a related field; or a minimum of 2 years’ relevant business experience in contracting
  • Experience in managed care contracting and/or provider relations
  • Proficiency in analyzing, understanding and communicating financial trends
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience presenting to varied audiences
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Driver’s license and vehicle are required and proof of personal vehicle liability insurance with at least 100/300/100 limits
  • This position will require some travel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree
  • Experience with dental practice recruitment, dental carriers, dental provider relations and leased dental networks.

Additional Information

At minimum, a download speed of 25 Mbps and an upload speed of 10 Mbps is recommended; wireless, wired cable or DSL connection is suggested.

· Satellite, cellular and microwave connection can be used only if approved by leadership

· Associates who live and work from Home in the state of California, Illinois, Montana, or South Dakota will be provided a bi-weekly payment for their internet expense.

· Humana will provide Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates with telephone equipment appropriate to meet the business requirements for their position/job.

· Work from a dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Pay Range

The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time (40 hours per week) employment at the time of posting. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay decisions will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.

$63,400 - $87,400 per year

This job is eligible for a bonus incentive plan. This incentive opportunity is based upon company and/or individual performance.

Description of Benefits

Humana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, “Humana”) offers competitive benefits that support whole-person well-being. Associate benefits are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family while also knowing your life extends outside of work. Among our benefits, Humana provides medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) retirement savings plan, time off (including paid time off, company and personal holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental and caregiver leave), short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and many other opportunities.

About us

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to putting health first – for our teammates, our customers and our company. Through our Humana insurance services and CenterWell healthcare services, we make it easier for the millions of people we serve to achieve their best health – delivering the care and service they need, when they need it. These efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, Medicaid, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of Humana to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

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