Provider Network Analyst Sr.

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jun 14, 2019
Jul 26, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs.

UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.


Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers.

At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.




UCare offers Medicare, Medicaid, Individual and Family health plans - powered by the hardest working people in the industry. Our people powered teams de-complicate, advocate and always go the extra mile to help our members. We serve with integrity, compassion and commitment to do right by members, providers and government partners. Above all, we come to work excited to provide members a path for the best health of their lives.


Working at UCare is more than a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Employees join UCare and stay because of the opportunity to have a purpose-driven job.

Our strong culture has established UCare as a Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace for 10 consecutive years since the awards program began. It's a culture that embraces innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and exemplary customer and provider experiences. Working at UCare is being a part of a people powered team dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and communities.


Position Description

This position is responsible to create the provider network reports for various regulators (DHS, CMS, and MDH). Responsible for Provider Directory production protocol, regulatory Provider Directory model compliance and Provider Data accuracy oversight. Collaborate with Government Programs on all regulatory audits and RFPs related to provider network, access & availability.

• Monitor network access and availability through generation of Quest Analytics maps and reports. Ensure contractual compliance as defined within current department timelines and standards. Respond to and produce ad-hoc Quest Analytics maps as assigned. Support other network reporting requests relating to UCare needs and occasional compliance reviews. Research of provider availability through internal and publicly available data sources.

• Collaborate with internal materials team to produce Provider Directories and policies; conduct audits of provider demographic information. Develop and refine data validation and network reconciliation process.

• Conduct ongoing audits of credentialing data and delegated source data for provider directories and online display. Assist with Data Reporting Project to ensure ongoing accurate build out of data reporting layer.

• Oversee Provider Directory productions by monitoring Provider Data accuracy, adherence to deadlines, and effectiveness of production process. Develop and maintain procedures and/or policies related to accurate production of Directories. Ensure compliance with State and Federal regulations and contract requirements.

• Support the preparation of the monthly Network files for DHS. Initiate provider data extracts from multiple sources, complete file build, audit and coordinate with other departments as necessary.

• Collaborate with the Provider Data and Network Analytics team to coordinate provider network response to CMS HSD/Health System Delivery tables, DHS RFP's and MDH Network Adequacy audits.

• Audit UCare's Provider Search website to ensure accuracy of provider data display and other functionality. Work cross departmentally to ensure proper data sourcing policies.

• Conduct annual network validation through partnership with the provider community. Preparation and distribution of validation files in a format accepted by the provider community at large. Ensure system updates are completed in a timely manner.

• Coordinate and respond to inquiries both internally and externally surrounding Provider Data as it is configured in source systems and displays in Provider Directories.

• Other projects and duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent in health care management or related field preferred; demonstrated work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Required Experience

Three years of experience in a health delivery setting, such as physician group practice, health insurance, HMO or community service agency. Strong software skills with T-SQL, MS Access & Excel. An understanding of basic database architecture. Spatial reasoning and geography skills.

Preferred Experience

Experience with Analytical problem solving, Project management and data validation. Experience with Quest Analytics. Cactus and Amisys or credentialing and claims platform experience a plus. Proficient Microsoft software skills

The UCare difference is our people power - employees actively working on the behalf of our members to get them access to the health care they need. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and provide the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, and a myriad of volunteer activities. If you're looking for an inclusive environment that celebrates your people power, helps you build on your strengths and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

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