Reimbursement Manager at Cigna in Saint Louis, Missouri

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The Manager - Reimbursement operations is responsible to manage the day to day operations related to the clearance and reimbursement of patients through benefit investigations and the prior authorization process. As such the Manager, the Candidate must act as a liaison and coordinate with appropriate business partners to drive acceptance and completion of these requests in alignment with the overall operational strategy. The Candidate will be responsible to implement and monitor performance metrics, analyze operations and drive strategic enhancements through process and innovative solutions when necessary.The Candidate must stay closely aligned with their business partners to ensure the strategic vision is present in all new communications and an understanding of the strategy is understood by business partners. The Manager must become a subject matter expert on tools and processes in order to effectively manage and lead the team. They will also responsible for managing the intake and review of large scale projects, deliverables, milestones, timelines, decisions, and status as well as the overall success of such assignments from beginning to end. The Candidate will also be responsible for providing regular leader-level updates to keep the organization informed on the health of the business as it relates to role responsibilities. Lastly the Manager is responsible for the direction, supervision, management, work quality and overall production volume of the Reimbursement team.**REQUIRED SKILLS & DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE**_Operational Skills_+ Bachelor's Degree and 3 years of related work experience or 5 years of experience in management strongly preferred+ Ability to foster collaboration, value others perspectives and gain support and buy-in+ Demonstrated program and people management skills and success, including cross-organizational initiatives+ Strong business acumen, with proven ability to leverage knowledge base to quickly come up to speed in new business areas and new types of projects+ Ability to drive to results independently+ Strong analytical and problem solving skills+ Prior experience managing an operations based team+ Excellent oral, written presentation and communication skills+ Proven ability and track record in recruiting and developing talent, team building, planning, change management and profitability growth+ Ability to adapt to a dynamic work environment, learn quickly, solve problems and make decisions+ Focus our organizations and processes to be customer centric and high-performance+ Proven ability to manage timelines, meet deadlines, and balance multiple priorities+ Strong focus on customer service_Leadership Skills_+ Self-directed and capable of leading a team of professionals, either as a direct manager or as a cross organizational team leader+ Maintains a positive working relationship with teammates+ Continually strive to improve their own skills and competencies by demonstrating initiative to participate in ongoing coaching and training programs+ Proven ability to manage, mentor and develop team members+ Be a positive role model+ Strong communication & organizational skills and proficiency interacting with all levels of the business**About Cigna**Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.When you work with Cigna, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram._Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.__If you require an accommodation based on your physical or mental disability please email:_ _Do not email_ _SeeYourself@cigna.com_ _for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response._