Payment Policy Analytics Lead

Key Role:

Leverage expertise in payment policy, quality and performance measurement, alternative payment models, and healthcare finance. Advise clients and lead teams in the design and execution of methodologies to evaluate health care payment reform initiatives, including episode-based alternative payment models and population-based payment models. Lead and grow a team of analysts with the responsibility to perform advanced analyses and studies of health care claims data. 


Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience using quantitative methods to answer health care policy and programmatic questions 

  • Experience leading in the development and implementation of statistical models, including with common statistical software packages

  • Experience analyzing health data, including healthcare claims, health records, and provider data

  • Experience working with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) programs, including alternative payment models

  • Knowledge of the U.S. health care finance system, health insurance payment processes, and risk adjustment and pricing methodologies

  • Knowledge of CMS environments and systems, including Integrated Data Repository (IDR) and Chronic Conditions Warehouse (CCW)

  • Ability to lead creation of technical documentation for complex health care finance projects

  • Ability to manage staff, oversee complex projects and analytic tasks, and communicate clearly with both technical and non-technical audiences to explain complex methodologies and present findings and recommendations

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field, such as Mathematics, Finance, or Statistics


Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with the federal procurement and proposal process

  • Knowledge of payment policy issues impacting the U.S. health care system

  • Master’s degree preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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