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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/08/23

Applications Due10/08/23

Vacancy ID136898

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePrincipal Health Care Fiscal Analyst - 61420

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade27

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $97826 to $120492 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Division of Finance and Rate Setting / Bureau of Global Cap, Rebates, and Supplemental Programs / UPL Team

99 Washington Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12260

Minimum Qualifications Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Principal Health Care Fiscal Analyst, SG-27; OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title allocated to G-25 or higher, and eligible to transfer under Section 52.6 or Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Preferred Qualifications:
Strong critical thinking skills, exceptional analytical skills with Microsoft Excel, ability to solve problems independently. Professional work experience should include knowledge of Medicaid policy, rate setting, and trend analysis. The candidate must also have knowledge of the NYS Medicaid program and have the ability to interact and collaborate with other Medicaid-related State Agencies, as well as the Division of the Budget and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Duties Description This incumbent will lead financial analysts within the Bureau of Global Cap, Rebates, and Supplemental Programs within OHIP’s Division of Finance and Rate Setting in the tracking, analyzing, and forecasting of the Upper Payment Limit (UPL) Program.

The incumbent will:

• Perform high-level analysis and strategic planning to identify trends and impacts to providers within Medicaid and UPL.
• Serve as a liaison with stakeholders, providing technical assistance, and have ability to administer meetings.
• Interact and collaborate with rate setting, fiscal management, and program staff within the Department as well as the Federal Government, other state agencies, consultants, and state auditors that interact with the Medicaid program.
• Develop deliverables and occasionally present materials with executive staff in OHIP, the Division of the Budget (DOB), and the Governor’s Office.

Oversight duties include leading a team to:

• Establish annual UPL awards for providers;
• Track, analyze, and project program spending on a monthly basis;
• Calculate, review, and package the periodic UPL calculations based on the latest policy decisions;
• Work with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) towards approval of the State’s UPL demonstrations;
• Prepare State Plan Amendments (SPAs) and State Regulations; and
• Develop, track, and process provider rate packages.

Additional Comments Microsoft Excel knowledge, skills, and abilities are a requirement.

This posting will remain up until the position is filled.

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Name Human Resources Management Group, SD/PHCFA/61420

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference SD/PHCFA/61420 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SD/PHCFA/61420, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.

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