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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/06/18

Applications Due08/17/18

Vacancy ID57796

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleMedical Assistance Specialist 1 – 90408

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 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 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address OHIP, Division of Eligibility and Marketplace Integration

Medicare Savings Program and Recoveries, One Commerce Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Medical Assistance Specialist 1; OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title eligible to transfer under Section 52.6, Section 70.1, or Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to a Medical Assistance Specialist 1. For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website.
Preferred candidates will have excellent oral and written communication skills; organization and time management skills; proficiency with Excel, Word and Sharepoint; ability to effectively manage multiple priorities; strong attention to detail; and working knowledge of electronic data systems, such as eMedNY and NYSOH Back Office.

Duties Description The Medical Assistance Specialist 1 will work within the Bureau of Third Party Health Insurance, Medicare Savings Program and Recoveries, in the Third Party Liability (TPL) unit. Duties will include, but not be limited to understanding and interpreting existing, new, and proposed Medicaid regulations; assisting in the development of policies and procedures to facilitate implementation and operation of Third Party Liability (TPL) programs; providing technical and policy assistance to assure compliance with Medicaid regulations; corresponding orally and in writing with local district staff and consumers; training internal and local district staff in TPL policy and automated systems; serving as a liaison for NYSOH appeals, which includes representing the Department at hearings and preparing defense packages when consumers disagree with a TPL determination; and developing client notices needed to support TPL decisions.

Additional Comments Contingent Permanent, Full-time

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources Management Group, WN/MAS1/90408

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 ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, WN/MAS1/90408, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to, with Reference Code WN/MAS1/90408 included in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until August 17, 2018.

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