At the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA), we serve as a steward of Massachusetts health information through its multifaceted datasets, unique analytic resources, and objective reporting to promote a more transparent health care system that effectively serves all residents of the Commonwealth.
CHIA is seeking a Senior Health Policy Analyst to provide hands-on contributions in the development and implementation of data-driven pricing policy. Pricing policy determines the payment rates made to health care providers by state agencies, including the Commonwealth’s Medicaid program (MassHealth). Pricing policy is based on different methodologies, including analysis of financial data submitted to CHIA by health care providers.
The Senior Health Policy Analyst will lead individual projects within CHIA’s Pricing Policy Group to support the lifecycle of pricing policy development. This work includes designing/updating data collection tools, reviewing and validating data submissions, leading kick-off meetings, conducting analysis, developing rate models, drafting memos, delivering results to senior leadership at other state agencies, and supporting promulgation of rate regulations by drafting/editing regulations and attending public hearings. In addition, the Senior Health Policy Analyst will perform financial and statistical analysis of costs, service utilization, and other data sources; drive improvements in and enhancements to current internal work processes; keep projects on track and facilitate coordination between CHIA, MassHealth, and other Executive Office of Health and Human Services agencies; and regularly engage with stakeholders in the Commonwealth’s health care industry.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Health Services Pricing, the Senior Analyst will:
Minimum Entrance Requirements:
Applicant must have at least (A) five years of full-time, or equivalent part-time professional experience in business administration, finance, accounting, health care planning or administration, public health policy or administration, human services policy analyses or administration, economics, or a similar field; or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
I. A Bachelor's degree with a major in health care administration, hospital administration, public health or health services administration, finance, accounting, business administration, business management, public policy, public administration, economics, or similar degree may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required experience.*
II. A graduate degree with a major in health care administration, hospital administration, public health or health services administration, finance, accounting, business administration, business management, public policy, public administration, economics, or a similar degree may be substituted for a maximum of three years of the required experience.*
*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: None.
It is important that the Senior Health Policy Analyst have an advanced knowledge of health care financing concepts and a broad understanding of the health care provider sector and other key stakeholders. In addition, the Senior Health Policy Analyst should be able to demonstrate:
At CHIA, we value the diverse needs and circumstances of our employees. We believe in fostering a flexible and collaborative work environment that promotes work-life balance.
We have implemented a hybrid model that combines the benefits of in-person and remote work opportunities. You’ll work in person with your teammates on two designated days per week at our office at 501 Boylston Street, Boston, with the flexibility to work remotely on the other days. We provide accessible and inclusive work arrangements that support our employees’ well-being and productivity.
This position will remain open until filled. We value the talent and expertise you bring to the table, so we offer a competitive full-time salary range commensurate with experience.
As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:
Are you ready to join a dynamic team at CHIA and make a real impact in public service and Massachusetts healthcare? Apply now! : http://www.chiamass.gov/join-our-team/
BARGAINING UNIT: 06 NAGE, Reimbursement Systems Analyst III
The full-time salary range for this position is $71,428.50 - $102,981.06, annually.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role.