NASHP Job Opportunities
Research Analyst – Child and Family Health Team NASHP seeks a research analyst (RA) to focus on state health policies addressing innovations in child health service delivery systems, public insurance financing, and access to care for maternal and child health populations. Ideal candidates will possess a keen interest and background in health policy, have strong policy research and analytic and writing skills, and an ability to work both independently and in a team-based environment. The candidate will not be deterred by multiple deadlines with quick turnaround times. This work includes assisting with planning and execution of virtual and face-to-face symposia, providing support at meetings, assisting in designing and implementing qualitative studies and analyses, including literature reviews and syntheses, key informant interviews, case studies and state surveys. More information and to apply.
Opportunities in the States
Minnesota Department of Human Services Assistant Commissioner for Health Care Administration This executive leader will manage and direct the operations of the Department of Human Services Health Care Administration (HCA), overseeing health care eligibility and operations, Medicaid and MinnesotaCare enrollment, payment and provider services, coverage, purchasing and service delivery, health care eligibility and access, federal relations, benefit recovery, ombudsman and eligibility appeals, and the medical director so that public policy is developed, priorities are established, budgets are maintained and programs are implemented in an integrated manner throughout the state. The person will participate in management as a member of the Commissioner’s Executive Management Team to develop policies and strategic initiatives and lead, continuously improve, and advocate for the $14 billion Minnesota Medicaid and MinnesotaCare healthcare benefit programs, and serve as the State Medicaid Director, and the Commissioner’s designee on the MNsure Board of Directors. (4/22) More information and to apply.
Vermont Agency of Human Services Blueprint for Health Executive Director The agency is seeking an innovative and experienced Blueprint for Health Executive Director who can successfully evolve the state’s multi-payer reform engine to integrate and improve care across the care continuum and social services and inform value-based payment reforms. The Blueprint for Health is an established, multi-payer reform engine that maintains a model for patient centered medical homes supported by community health teams. The model serves as the foundation for Spokes, Vermont’s opioid use disorder treatment system (Hub and Spoke). Spokes are comprised of doctors, nurses, and counselors that offer ongoing opioid use disorder treatment fully integrated with general healthcare and wellness services. The model is also the basis for the Women’s Health Initiative in which women’s health providers and PCMHs provide effective preventive care, address health drivers through screening and connection to community supports, and support women in exercising control over their reproductive health decisions. The position is based in Waterbury, VT. (4/26) More information and to apply.
Virginia State Corporation Commission Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs and Consumer Outreach, Health Benefit Exchange Division This is a leadership position, reporting to the Director of the Health Benefit Exchange, who will oversee the following functions within the Exchange Division: consumer outreach and education, policy analysis and research, and the Exchange Advisory Committee. The candidate will serve as a key resource in federal and state-based exchange compliance and regulatory responsibilities by developing, evaluating, and assessing the impact of legislative proposals, rules, regulations, administrative letters, procedures, and industry issues related to state-based exchanges and will oversee and manage state-based exchange research, analysis, surveys, and/or data calls. The deputy director will also be responsible for: overseeing the consumer outreach and education activities of the exchange, managing and overseeing the marketing of the exchange (such as open and special enrollment periods), managing and overseeing communications to strategic stakeholders, including the Exchange Advisory Committee, current and potential enrollees, assistors (navigators), legislators, Governor’s staff, and others, and serving as a liaison with and supporting assistors of the exchange. (4/23) More information and to apply.
Hilltop Institute at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Policy Specialist/Analyst This person would join its Aging & Disabilities Studies team, which works with the Medicaid program and the Developmental Disabilities Administration within the Maryland Department of Health as well as other state agencies to improve access to long-term services and supports (LTSS) and advance new service delivery and financing models for older adults and people with chronic conditions and disabilities. The team also conducts aging and disability research in collaboration with faculty at UMBC and other institutions. Hilltop seeks professionals with exceptional quantitative research skills, a keen interest in federal and state health policy, and a passion for advancing the health and wellbeing of people and communities through research and analysis. (3/19) More information and to apply.
Virginia Health Benefit Exchange Attorney The State Corporation Commission’s Office of General Counsel seeks a staff attorney to support the newly created Health Benefit Exchange. This attorney will provide primary legal support to the Exchange, consult with other attorneys in the Office of General Counsel, and work with Exchange staff concerning all matters within the Exchange’s regulatory jurisdiction. Preferred qualifications include legal or regulatory experience in the health insurance market, as well as experience with the Affordable Care Act and health insurance exchanges at the state and/or federal levels. At a minimum, candidates must have graduated from an accredited law school or, if currently attending law school, be scheduled to graduate by May 2021 and be a member of the Virginia State Bar, eligible for membership by motion, or successfully pass the next available bar examination. (3/9) For more information and to apply.
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