Work for this position is sponsored by federal government departments and agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services.
The successful applicant will become part of a team that supports Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) within HHS. Support includes data analysis, assisting a Tier II policy help desk, policy research, analytical writing, and process improvement. The position may require 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 to aid LMI in implementing programs from the Affordable Care Act (such as healthcare exchanges and alternative payment models). 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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