Provider Relations Manager Salary
An average Provider Relations Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $67K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Provider Relations Managers making up 75 percent. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
|Salary||$49,316 - $89,691|
|Bonus||$2,035 - $10,091|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$48,953 - $90,875|
Job Description for Provider Relations Manager
Provider relations managers work with affiliated companies to make sure that negotiations ensure the best deal for their company. They manage long-term contracts with multiple providers to ensure that all supplies and contracts are completed as agreed, as well as review contract proposals to ensure quality relationships exist between the company and clients. Additionally, provider relations managers often oversee a large group of assistants to help monitor relationships with providers, contact new providers if needed and set up new contracts, and train new employees to maximize their effectiveness at managing contracts and meeting with potential clients. As needed, the provider relations manager must provide feedback to their subordinates and be able to develop performance improvement plans and undertake disciplinary actions as needed.Read More...
A bachelor's degree is generally required for this position, and a master's degree may be preferred. Previous experience in a related role - including managerial experience - is typically needed as well. Provider relations managers should have excellent communication skills, a solid financial background, and the ability to effectively analyze contracts and conduct negotiations. These managers also need to be able to effectively work in a team setting and serve in a leadership role overseeing employee performance. They must also be able to communicate effectively with supervisors.
Provider Relations Manager Tasks
- Establish and manage relations with healthcare providers in system, communicating policies and requirements.
- Resolve provider issues involving contracts, payments, and non-routine claims.
- Bring new providers into system and negotiate contracts to become part of the network.
Pay by Experience Level for Provider Relations Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $64K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $63K. On average, Provider Relations Managers make $76K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $84K.
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