Position is on the staff of a private, nonprofit government consulting firm located in McLean, VA. Work is sponsored by Federal Government departments and agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services.
The successful applicant will become part of an analytical team that supports the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Support could include data analysis, supporting a Tier II policy help desk, policy research, analytical writing, and process improvement. Position may require assisting with writing updates to client documents such as public instructions and standard operating procedures, researching guidance and regulations, drafting answers to policy help desk questions, documenting decisions, analyzing data using spreadsheets or other analytical tools, presenting complex data in easy to understand presentations, and working in a team. The successful applicant should have an understanding of changes in healthcare policy at the federal and state levels, which will aid LMI in implementing programs from the Affordable Care Act (such as healthcare exchanges and accountable care organizations). The successful applicant should be comfortable working with information systems, validation and verification of data by comparing and analyzing data from various sources, and reporting findings in a meaningful way. This position will NOT be involved in drafting or influencing policy decisions made by the government.
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