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Senior Associate, Network Development at Bright Health
New York City, NY, US
Bright Health is delivering a smarter, more connected healthcare experience. Our affordable health insurance plans and exclusive partnerships with leading health systems are reshaping how people and physicians achieve better health. Today, Bright Health provides health insurance to individuals in Colorado, Arizona, and Alabama in both the Individual and Medicare Advantage space. 
Our mission? Making Healthcare Right. Together.
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The Integrated Delivery Development team is responsible for partnering with our Care Partners to turn their provider networks into market leading integrated delivery systems. We are re-imagining how the network development, network management, and provider relations functions can advance affordable, simple, and personal care for our members. The Sr. Associate, Network Development will be a key contributor to our team and will act as a thought leader for the entire organization. This position will play an integral role in driving the company’s performance by building, optimizing, and transforming our insurance networks. This position will be responsible for supporting Bright’s relationship development with key national and local network participants of Bright’s insurance networks as well as for advancing reimbursement methodology best practices alongside our Care Partners.


    • Support the development of provider contracting efforts from start-to-finish, including but not limited to process oversight, strategic diligence, outreach, and contract negotiation and execution.
    • Support and organize new market network development efforts alongside our Care Partner’s managed care leadership
    • Support collaboration with our Care Partners to analyze, design, and develop networks through ongoing evaluation of both current and potential network participants
    • Support and enhance Bright’s portfolio of strategic national and multi-regional network partnerships to compliment local network development efforts
    • Manage ongoing network participant participation and performance, including performance analytics and management as well as contract renewals and terminations.
    • Partner with stakeholders across the organization including but not limited to sales, finance, regulatory, medical management to drive strategic priorities and initiatives.
    • Support the advancement of short-term and long-term best practices for contracting, including governing terms, reimbursement rates and structures, and template structure.
    • Monitor utilization/trends for non-participating providers and execute on organizational strategies to ensure members are seeking care with participating providers when appropriate.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


    • A Bachelor’s Degree in business, economics, healthcare administration, or a related field is required
    • At least seven (7) years of experience, with at least five (5) years of experience in network development, network management, or reimbursement model design
    • Experience with successfully executing and implementing payer-provider contracts or partnerships
    • Experience with developing, presenting and analyzing various types of financial analyses in order to make informed strategic decisions


    • Desire and ability to move quickly between strategic leadership, tactical execution, and managing analytics
    • Ability to effectively engage providers, ranging from national providers to regional integrated delivery systems to local physician practices
    • Excellent multitasking and prioritization skills with a proven ability to manage multiple projects in parallel to completion
    • Superb written and verbal communication skills with an ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external executive leadership
We've won some fun awards like: Great Places to WorkModern HealthcareForbes, etc. But more than anything, we're a group of people who are really dedicated to our mission in healthcare. Come join our growing team!