Payor Contracting Specialist I

Legacy Health System - Portland, OR (8 months ago)

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At Legacy, our mission is to make life better for others, and we carry out that mission in everything we do. We rely on individuals who are experts in their field and who view their work as vital to the overall success of the healthcare community. Are you that type of individual? If so, we invite you to consider this opportunity in our finance and planning department.

The Payor Contracting Specialist I provides support on all aspects of payor contracting. Under general supervision, is responsible for a variety of reports and related analyses, research of payor issues, and maintenance of contract files and contract data base. Provides assistance with maintenance of expected reimbursement system and contract modeling. Other duties vary depending on departmental needs.


Bachelors Degree in Business, Economics, Accounting, Finance or related field or equivalent experience.

Some healthcare experience and/or health plan experience preferred but not required.

Understanding of reimbursement principles and payment methodologies, including Commercial, Medicare and Medicaid.

Knowledge of computer systems including Microsoft Office, specifically Word, spreadsheets and databases.

Analytical and problem solving skills.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Ability to manage multiple complex tasks.

Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled