NASHP Job Opportunities
NASHP Policy Associate – Chronic/Vulnerable Populations Team The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) seeks a strong policy associate for its growing Chronic and Vulnerable Populations team. We are looking for candidates with substantial knowledge about state health policies, programs, and strategies that support individuals with chronic conditions, including older adults, individuals with complex physical and/or behavioral health needs and/or intellectual/developmental disabilities. (8/28) More information and to apply.
Project Director – Population Health Team NASHP seeks an experienced project director to join its Population Health Team. The successful candidate will lead and manage initiatives across a range of initiatives designed to support states in integrating public health, social services, and comprehensive health system transformation, including a focus on health equity and Medicaid delivery systems. Specific topics include addressing health through housing, increasing immunization rates among vulnerable populations, and ensuring more meaningful hospital community benefit and community building investments that align with state public health priorities and address social determinants of health. (7/6) More information and to apply.
Opportunities in the States
Minnesota Department of Health Managed Care Systems Manager This position, based in St. Paul, directs and manages all activities and programs of the Department of Health’s Managed Care Systems Section in addition to providing vision, direction, and leadership for all activities related to licensure and regulation of health maintenance organizations, and county-based purchasing entities by the Department of Health. This position will also lead and oversee regulatory activities for pharmacy benefit managers and certification of essential community providers, and investigate complaints related to regulated entities. (9/17) More information and to apply.
Hilltop Institute at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Director of Economic and Financial Analysis. The ideal candidate can apply sophisticated analytics and modeling to inform state health policy to advance the health and well-being of publicly and privately insured populations. The candidate should have a proven track record in leading client engagements and project teams and conducting data analytics, policy analysis, and research. The incumbent will apply knowledge of statistics and economics and principles of finance, business, and actuarial science to estimate, model, and evaluate the impact of federal and state policies on eligibility, service utilization, and costs of publicly funded health insurance programs. (9/11) More information and to apply.
Idaho Medicaid Chief Financial Officer The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Division of Medicaid has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic forward thinking, self-directed, innovative professional with strong analytical skills who can excel under pressure. This individual will have primary responsibility for budgeting, forecasting, complex financial analysis and management of provider reimbursement and financial recovery activities. The state requires someone with executive leadership experience, strong communication and problem-solving skills, including managing multiple programs, dealing with ambiguity, and providing vision and strategic leadership in a public environment. The ideal candidate will also have prior experience in health care finance, be adept at cultivating strong stakeholder relations, and have an adept ability to manage budget issues that are complex, diverse, and cross multiple subject areas. (8/21) More information and to apply.
Colorado Benefit Health Exchange Director of Policy and External Affairs Connect for Health Colorado is a state-based health insurance marketplace and support network that allows individuals, families and small employers to compare and purchase health plans in a convenient way. Its mission is to increase access, affordability, and choice for individuals and small employers purchasing health insurance in Colorado. The Director of Policy and External Affairs will support leadership and oversight for the advancement of Connect’s objectives in communication, marketing, state and federal legislature, and community-based activities to coordinate and support executive outcomes and other areas as they become pertinent to the business. (8/20) More information and to apply.
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Health Policy Analyst The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a national policy institute, is seeking a health policy analyst to support the center’s work promoting federal and state policies to help eligible people enroll and stay enrolled in Medicaid. The policy analyst will provide technical assistance and strategic guidance to state policymakers and advocacy organizations to identify obstacles to Medicaid enrollment and develop and advance recommendations to maximize enrollment of eligible people. The position will also assess Medicaid eligibility pathways to identify barriers to coverage and best practices to facilitate enrollment and help plan and organize webinars, discussions, and other learning opportunities for state advocates to improve their capacity to work on Medicaid eligibility and enrollment issues. The office is based in Washington, DC, but this can be a remote job. (7/17) More information and to apply.
Washington, DC Department of Health Care Finance Management Analyst This position is located within the department’s Health Care Policy and Research Administration, Division of Eligibility Policy. The position is responsible for developing eligibility policies for medical assistance programs administered or monitored by the department and for establishing and implementing quality oversight and monitoring to ensure compliance with federal and District requirements. This position also ensures that these policies and requirements are followed and are coordinated and consistent among the department’s sister agencies. The incumbent establishes and monitors eligibility and member management policy for the District’s publicly funded health care to ensure that eligibility and member management requirements are correctly established and followed; ensures collaboration and coordination between the Economic Security Administration’s implementation of eligibility policy and the department’s eligibility policy to assure compliance. (7/20) More information and to apply.
Washington, DC Department of Health Care Finance Policy Analyst This position is within the Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF), Health Care Policy and Research Administration, Division of Regulation and Policy Management. The position reviews, monitors and amends the Medicaid state plan, manages federal waiver drafting and updates, and reviews and develops policy for administration of medical assistance programs administered or monitored by DHCF. The activities are based on the sound knowledge of local and national health care reimbursement policies and strategies and ensuring coordination and consistency among health care and reimbursement policies developed by various Administrations within DHCF. The incumbent reviews and develops health care services and health care financing plans and policies to meet present and future needs of persons eligible for the District’s publicly funded health care programs; reviews and monitors the Medicaid State Plan, manages the federal compliance of waivers, and analyzes, interprets, develops and coordinates policy and procedural documents that may become state plan amendments and/or waiver amendments, and performs other duties. (7/20) More information and to apply.
Pew Charitable Trusts Health Group Senior Director The senior director for the health group – which contemplates a wide spectrum of health issues and defines “health” broadly to include public health and social determinants of health – is based in Pew’s Washington, DC office. This position manages directors and project directors, as well as other project leadership and reports to the vice president and head of government performance. The senior director will oversee seven existing projects, which focus on food safety, antibiotic resistance, health care products, health information technology, oral health care, the role of local and state government in advancing aspects of community health, and substance use disorder. These efforts have demonstrated success in driving policy change at the local, state, and federal level. We are exploring opportunities to develop additional initiatives for consideration by Pew’s board, which build on the experience and insight developed through previous health projects. (7/21) Learn more and to apply.
NORC at the University of Chicago Senior Research Scientist Medicaid/State Health Care Programs Research NORC seeks a qualified senior research scientist to direct program and policy projects related to Medicaid and other state health care programs focused on health care delivery and financing. This may include projects involving policy analysis, environmental scans, focus groups and structured interviews with stakeholders including health care providers, insurers, policymakers, and patients, technical assistance to state Medicaid programs, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and operational support to programs. This is a remote job. (7/9) More information and to apply.
Washington, DC Department of Health Care Finance’s Health Care Policy and Research Administration Unit Management Analyst for the Division of Eligibility Policy This position is responsible for helping to develop and implement eligibility policies, procedures, and oversight strategies for the agency. Reporting to the associate director for the division, the position requires someone with a passion for Medicaid eligibility policy and process who is has strong experience and capacity doing research, analysis, writing and training. (7/9) More information and to apply.
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