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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/22/22

Applications Due12/07/22

Vacancy ID117220

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleContract Management Specialist 2 (HBE) - 99931

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $79325 to $100342 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

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 NYSOH - Plan Management

Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Provisional; Seven years of professional experience in the direct administration of private or public health insurance or service coordination for public health insurance-eligible consumers within a state-regulated facility.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong organizational skills; Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; Healthcare experience; Data analysis; know Microsoft applications.

Duties Description Review health plan applications for Marketplace certification; Ensure Marketplace health plans comply with the federal certification standards, meet actuarial value and essential health benefit standards, have cost sharing limitations in place, and the requirements for Standard Plans are being met; Monitor health plans to be sure participation requirements are being met and that they are in compliance with certification requirements, processes, procedures, etc; Ensure accuracy of info avail to consumers through the website, member subscriber agreements, handbooks, and plan comparisons; Define programmatic business rules related to health insurance coverage to be used in the development, testing, implementation, and refinement of information technology systems, including the Marketplace website and information exchange with health plans participating in the Marketplace; Develop, vet, and implement protocols and standards to ensure that health plan provider networks are current, accurate, and meet adequacy standards; resolve deficiencies as they arise; serve as subject matter expert on the design or redesign of information technology systems to collect, report, and display provider affiliations with health plans; Develop training curriculum and resources; and may supervise subordinate staff.

Additional Comments Candidates appointed provisionally will be required to take and pass the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title, when it is given, and be immediately appointable from the resulting eligible list to maintain employment.

Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.

For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, RS/CMS2HBE/99931

Telephone 5184861812

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, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference RS/CMS2HBE/99931 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, RS/CMS2HBE/99931, 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. Resumes will be accepted until December 7th, 2022.

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