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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/01/24

Applications Due03/15/24

Vacancy ID152767

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAssociate Health Care Management Systems Analyst - 60206 (NY HELPS)

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $81705 to $103350 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address OHIP/Division of Finance and Rate Setting / Nursing Home and Long-Term Care Rate Setting Bureau/Nursing Home Fee for Service Operating Unit

99 Washington Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12260

Minimum Qualifications Current NYS Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status as an Associate Health Care MSA, G-23 OR a NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title at or above a G-21 and deemed eligible for transfer to Associate Health Care MSA, G-23 under section 52.6 of the NYS Civil Service Law.

Open to the Public: This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide program (NY HELPS). For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title may be filled via a non-competitive appointment, if the candidate meets the below NY HELPS minimum qualifications.

NY HELPS Non-Competitive Minimum Qualifications:
A bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, health care administration, health policy, health systems, or public administration; and three years of specialized experience in either evaluation of programs in the health care financing field or in health services research in finance, design, or implementation and one year of which must include experience in conducting public policy research and analysis in finance.

Preferred Qualifications: Professional work experience should include knowledge of Medicaid policy and rate setting. Strong critical thinking skills, strong analytical skills, experience with Microsoft Excel, ability to solve problems independently. The candidate should 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 The Office of Health Insurance Programs (OHIP) is responsible for operating the State’s Medicaid program, which provides coverage to over 7.5 million members and totals over $100 billion in annual expenditures. The Division of Finance and Rate Setting (DFRS) is responsible for all functions within OHIP related to rate setting, including fee for service and managed care rates. This division has full oversight of the Medicaid budget, is the liaison with the Division of Budget, and manages the Medicaid Global Spending Cap. Within DFRS, the Bureau of Nursing Home and Long Term Care Rate Setting consists of four teams that conduct rate setting, cost analysis, and other activities for public and private nursing homes and a range of long term care facilities and support services. The Associate Health Care Management Systems Analyst will lead the Upper Payment Limit (UPL) unit within the Nursing Home Operating team. Duties include: Draft, revise, and coordinate the annual Nursing Facility UPL demonstration submission and associated State Plan amendments and communications with providers, Federal CMS, etc., Review State and federal health care statutes, regulations, and policies for their impact on Medicaid Fee for Service nursing home programs and associated financing mechanisms, Analyze and review rate packages for annual and supplemental Fee for Service rates, Conduct reviews related to rate appeals, OMIG audits, and litigation, Participate in the collection and analysis of nursing home cost report data and case mix data, Conduct surveys, studies, and health care modeling activities to analyze health care systems and validate health care financing and utilization information, Draft reports, policies, and procedures for internal and external review and distribution, Respond to requests for information or data from providers, associations, other DOH divisions, etc., Supervise one to three G-18s (Senior Health Care Management System Analyst or comparable title) in the completion of similar tasks

Additional Comments The Associate Health Care Management System Analyst is part of the NYS HELPS program. For the duration of the HELPS Program, these titles may be filled via permanent non-competitive appointment, which means no examination is required but all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of the titles for which they apply. At the close of the HELPS program, employees hired under the HELPS Program will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status. Employees will then be afforded with all of the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State.

We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:

• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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Name Human Resources Management Group, SCD/AHCMSA/60206

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference SCD/AHCMSA/60206 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SCD/AHCMSA/60206, 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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