CMS Data Lead

Job Locations US-VA-Tysons
Posted Date 5 months ago(3/9/2020 9:29 AM)
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Here at LMI, we’re a highly ambitious consulting firm with a vision to power a future-ready, customer-centered government through digital analytics. Our team is growing fast and we need your help. In this role, you will use your strong data analysis skills to build compliance reports and generate insights that inform Healthcare policy. You’ll join our growing Advanced Analytics team headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C.


Work will be conducted primarily at LMI headquarters in Tysons, VA, but will also require occasional travel to the client site in Baltimore, MD.


You will become part of an analytical team that supports public health systems management projects – primarily with the Medicare program.  You will use strong data analysis skills to produce reports and generate insights that inform health policy.


Ultimately, success in this role comes from a combination of a passion for healthcare policy, exceptional attention to detail and accuracy, top-notch data analysis and presentation skills, experience working with healthcare claims, commitment to cross-functional teamwork, an outstanding client service ethic, and a desire to consistently improve in an organization that is dedicated to excellence. Each day, you might do one or more of the following:

  • Conduct analysis and oversee the work of other analysts
  • Understand complex and organization-specific Medicare claims datasets
  • Prepare analytic files for use by the client
  • Perform analyses to answer routine and ad hoc questions about the Medicare program (e.g., claims, enrollment, quality, and/or provider)
  • Interact daily with the client to scope and prioritize project deliverables and reports
  • Learn and apply relevant federal policy and regulations to data analysis
  • Develop and improve standard operating procedures
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence and precision
  • Collaborate with other LMI staff in conducting analytic projects, determining programmatic priorities, and developing new initiatives that support LMI’s health policy requirements



  • 3-5 years of experience in federal consulting performing in an analytic role, preferably at CMS supporting CMMI methods.
  • 3-5 years of experience as the manager or supervisor of other programmers.
  • Experience conducting quantitative research and health policy analysis and analyzing survey data, claims data, and/or other data sources (e.g., administrative, enrollment, or plan landscape data).
  • Superior communication and writing skills on technical subjects. Ability to provide narrative context of data analysis to a non-technical audience.
  • Strong Microsoft Office (e.g., Excel, PPT) skills required.
  • Ability to absorb large amounts of new technical and policy knowledge without a lot of guidance.
  • Strong interest in health policy.
  • Experience producing high quality analytical deliverables with both short-term (i.e., 1 hour) and longer-term (i.e., 1+ months) lead times.
  • Demonstrated commitment to delivering outstanding products and service that meet or exceed our client’s expectations.



  • 5-7 years of experience in federal consulting performing in an analytic role using preferably at CMS supporting CMMI methods.
  • 5-7 years of experience as the manager or supervisor of other programmers
  • 5-7 years of experience analyzing at least two of the following for the Medicare program: claims/encounter data, enrollment, quality and/or provider data
  • Experience working with data and analytics in platforms such as Salesforce, Microsoft SharePoint, Integrated Data Repository (IDR), and other ACO specific data systems
  • Experience working with BI tools such as BI tools, such as Tableau, Qlik, MicroStrategy, etc.



EEO Statement

LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer-all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 


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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law.

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