Opportunities in the States

President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – The New York Health Plan Association (HPA)
The President and CEO will help craft and lead an agenda that depicts and promotes the unique needs and advocacy priorities of the membership, while also highlighting the positive impact health plans are having on the community. To address the changing needs of member health plans, the CEO will be involved in aligning various priorities to ensure HPA continues to expertly represent the membership and is a value-add in a rapidly changing industry. The ability to build relationships, capitalize on the similarities of focus in the membership and rally around a common strategy and message will be key. More information and to apply.

Policy Director – Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), Washington, DC
MACPAC is recruiting for a seasoned analyst to join our management team. They are currently seeking a policy director who can work closely in developing the Commission’s analytic agenda as well as supervise a small team of analysts in carrying out that work. Important qualities include strong analytic and writing skills, knowledge of Medicaid and CHIP policy issues, a track record as a manager, and interest in helping shape MACPAC’s roles as an advisor to Congress and as an independent, nonpartisan source of information on Medicaid and CHIP. Understanding of health services research methods and experience working with Medicaid data are a plus but not required. A good sense of humor and tolerance for ambiguity are also appreciated. This is a full-time position based in downtown Washington, DC with federal employee health and retirement benefits.  Salary competitive with those in other federal agencies. Interested applicants can send a resume and writing samples directly to

Director of the Division of Medicaid & Long-Term Care – Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
The Director of the Division of Medicaid & Long-Term Care is a skilled strategist and operational leader responsible for charting the agency’s path through the dynamic health industry landscape. The Director works directly with the Governor and the Chief Executive Officer of the Department of Health and Human Services to set policy for the Division that optimizes service delivery, patient experience, and fiscal stewardship. The Director is also responsible for the operational delivery of all state Medicaid related programs. The Director manages an organization of approximately 600 employees and an annual budget of $2B, while instilling a culture of operational rigor, fiscal prudence, customer service, and continuous improvement. Specifically, the Director provides direction and oversight to the areas of: claims and program integrity; health services policy, including hospital and physician services, managed care, home and community-based services, and institutional services; eligibility policy, business operations. More information and to apply.

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