99 Washington Ave
Minimum Qualifications """Permanent transfer candidates: Current Department of Health
(DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent
status as a Program Research Specialist 1 (G18).
Public Candidates: Active list candidate on the New York State
Department of Civil Service's Professional Career Opportunities
(PCO) Selects eligible list with a score of 100 OR qualified 55B/C
candidate in possession of a Bachelor's or higher degree.""
A bachelor's degree or higher including or supplemented by nine semester credit hours in biostatistics, data analysis, data modeling, economics, econometrics, mathematics*, research methods, or statistics AND two years of professional research experience in health care financing** performing the collection, manipulation (e.g., data construction, merging data files, data cleaning, working with data files containing different levels of data) and evaluation of quantitative data directed toward review, analysis, and presentation related to program operations OR
A master's degree or higher including or supplemented by nine semester credit hours in biostatistics, data analysis, data modeling, economics, econometrics, mathematics*, research methods, or statistics AND one year of professional research experience in health care financing** performing the collection, manipulation (e.g., data construction, merging data files, data cleaning, working with data files containing different levels of data) and evaluation of quantitative data directed toward review, analysis, and presentation related to program operations."
Preferred Qualifications: Strong analytical thinking, writing and time management skills; the ability to effectively analyze large datasets; the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; and a strong competency with Excel software application.
Duties Description """The Program Research Specialist 1 will work in the Office of Health Insurance Programs, Division of Finance and Rate Setting. This position will perform research, evaluation, and analytical studies relating to the fiscal oversight of the Partial Capitation, Medicaid Advantage Plus (MAP) and Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Managed Long Term Care Programs.
Tasks will include performing capitation rate setting, quality pool awards, directed payments and payment reconciliations. Funding methodologies will be developed, implemented and reviewed that incorporate specified quality metrics, fee-for-service rate schedules, health plan encounter data and community health assessment data as well as plan cost report and data surveys.
The incumbent will participate in Partial Cap, MAP and PACE program premium rate setting activities including rate package review and premium rate development. This includes calculating rates, developing fiscal impacts, and preparing documentation for review and approval by the Division of Budget and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Further, the incumbent will develop surveys to collect and analyze managed care worker wage spending and plan provider contracted rate information. Other duties can include additional data management and analytics responsibilities such as advanced data extraction from various data sources including but not limited to the Medicaid Data Warehouse (MDW), OHIP Datamart and Plan Cost Reports. """
Additional Comments "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: https://health.ny.gov/commissioner/index.htm"
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Empire State Plaza
Notes on Applying Please submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Reference SD/PRS1HCF/51478 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SD/PRS1HCF/51478, 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.