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National Contracts Assistant

Company: Addus Homecare
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary: Provides support to National Contract Department personnel including the development of bid and contract responses, applications, licenses and maintenance of Medicaid and other operating provider numbers. Work Location: 2300 Warrenville Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515 Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for the research, production and timely filing of provider applications for new and existing business
  • Complete application forms and prepare submission documents
  • Coordinate acquire deliverables with internal department personnel
  • Communicate with management and executive staff for approval
  • Development and maintenance of relationships with contracting entities
  • Support maintenance/ renewal of company operating licenses and provider numbers
  • Development of accurate and complete internal paperwork related to contract documents; including approvals from required Departments and senior leadership
  • Maintain accurate paper and electronic (database) files
  • Review and compare existing contract agreements and amendments as they are updated
  • Support branch office locations in the management of their local business license filings, Insurance certificates, re-credentialing etc. when necessary
  • Coordinate requests for insurance certificates and other compliance documents for all types of payer customers
  • Initiate and track Payer and Rate update forms according to contracts and amendments
  • Filing and storing documentation according to set procedures electronic and paper
  • Assist with market research projects
  • Assist Senior Management and Contract Specialists to develop responsive, responsible bid applications delivered on time within the constraints of the RFP
  • Source, review and summarize consistent and accurate evaluations regarding available bids and contracts to department personnel
  • Ensure compliance with all necessary provider numbers and licenses to continue operations
  • Maintains a high degree of confidentiality at all times due to access to sensitive information
  • Maintains regular, predictable, consistent attendance and is flexible to meet the needs of the department
  • Follows all Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA regulations and requirements
  • Abides by all regulations, policies, procedures and standards
  • Performs other duties as assigned Position Requirements & Competencies:
    • High School Diploma and advanced course work or continuing education
    • Contract/license or regulatory support to a healthcare organization and senior management. Medicaid and Medicare enrollment experience a plus
    • Self-confident, energetic, tenacious, and detail-oriented, with a high sense of urgency
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to multi-task under tight deadlines
    • Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills
    • Valid driver's license and proof of insurance is required To apply via text, text 2987 to

Keywords: Addus Homecare, Schaumburg , National Contracts Assistant, Other , Schaumburg, Illinois

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