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MHCC DIVISION CHIEF - CENTER FOR ANALYSIS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

LOCATION: Maryland Health Care Commission
                    4160 Patterson Ave 
                    Baltimore, MD 21215

NATURE OF WORK

The Maryland Health Care Commission is seeking qualified candidates for this senior-level policy management position. The successful candidate will be a hands-on technical leader responsible for working with the Director of the Center for Analysis and Information Systems to plan and implement the expansion of the All-Payer Claims Database, which will be used to support provider measurement on cost and quality and empirical polices analyses needed by Maryland policymakers. The successful candidate is responsible for the day to day management of a $9 million multi-year contract for APCD development and analytics development. The successful applicant will manage the collection of private and public payer claim information from approximately 30 payers and pharmacy benefit managers. The successful candidate will direct policy analyses conducted by MHCC staff and private contractors that focus on health care spending, population health challenges, and payment adequacy questions. The successful candidate should be familiar with all phases of APCD development, including data acquisition, reconciliation, and reporting of APCD information via various electronic and print channels. In that role, the successful candidate will direct the work MHCC staff in the Center responsible for program management, public reporting, and programming/analytics. The successful candidate will use other secondary data systems at MHCC, including the Maryland hospital discharge and the hospital outpatient datasets.

The successful candidate will serve as a lead analyst on health care spending and utilization studies. In that capacity, the Division Chief will present policy analyses on health care spending, quality, and utilization to the Commission and other Executive agencies. Working with other senior staff at the Center for Information and Analysis, the successful candidate will develop and maintain data release policies and will manage users authorized to access data under those policies. Working collaboratively with Director for the Center of Analysis and Information Systems, the successful candidate will support the development new data collection initiatives and will work with Assistant Attorney Generals (AAGs) to develop security policies and mechanisms to protect APCD and other sensitive data systems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Requires a Master’s degree in computer science, health economics, public policy, or health policy. Clinical training in a health care discipline is preferred. The applicant should have experience in developing health care analytics, in SAS that are useful to clinicians and policymakers. The position requires eight years of relevant professional experience, including five years of analysis of health care information at a management/supervisory level. Candidates must be familiar with current rapid development software methodologies, preferably Agile. Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential. An applicant should have knowledge of health care episode of care analytic tools such as ACGs, Prometheus, or ECGs and be generally familiar with traditional and new value-based approaches for reimbursing health care providers.

SALARY: Salary Range - $83,240 - $133,097

FRINGE BENEFITS: Full State benefits/leave package 

HOW TO APPLY: Submit resume/application no later than August 12, 2019 for fullest consideration to:

https://www.jobaps.com/md/jobs/dhmh

An Equal Opportunity Employer

PIN 024650

 

MHCC PROGRAM MANAGER

LOCATION: Maryland Health Care Commission
                    4160 Patterson Ave 
                    Baltimore, MD 21215

NATURE OF WORK

The Maryland Health Care Commission is an independent State agency responsible for planning for health system needs and promoting informed decision-making by providing timely and accurate information on availability, cost, and quality of health care services to policymakers, purchasers, providers, and the public. The Maryland Health Care Commission is seeking a Program Manager to assist with responsibilities to include: developing State Health Plan chapters for facilities and services, including hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, cardiac surgery, obstetrics, neonatal intensive care, organ transplant and acute psychiatric services; preparing staff reports and policy analysis papers with recommendations for consideration by the Commission; preparing analyses of health services utilization and financing data; providing written analysis and recommendations regarding proposals to establish percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) services; and providing written analysis and recommendations for Certificate of Ongoing Performance reviews of cardiac surgery and PCI programs. The position requires strong writing, analytical, and oral presentation skills, as well as the ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Requires a Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience evaluating, analyzing, and researching health care services or health care policies. A Master’s degree in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Policy, or closely related field will substitute for one year of the required experience. A Ph.D. in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public Policy or closely related field may be substituted for two years of required experience.

SALARY: Salary Range - $67,946 - $108,645

FRINGE BENEFITS: Full State Benefits 

HOW TO APPLY: Submit resume/application no later than August 22, 2019 for fullest consideration to:

https://www.jobaps.com/md/jobs/dhmh

An Equal Opportunity Employer

PIN 069520


Last Updated: 8/8/2019