Medical Economist- Associate- Expert

Harrisburg, PA

Posted: 02/20/2023 Job Number: 23156511 Pay Rate ($): 39.0

Job Description

Medical Economist- Associate- Expert

Pay Rate: $39 / hour

Minimum Qualifications
Possess Bachelor' s Degree, and
At least two (2) years of experience doing medical economic analyses
A working knowledge of inpatient and outpatient medical industry operations or claims analysis to identify aberrant billing patterns

High level proficiency in: SAS, SQL, data mining software and Microsoft Office Suite, including Access Excel, Power Point and Word
Experience in accessing. Using and analyzing complex medical information databases
(A good working knowledge of Medicaid/Medical Assistance a plus, but not required)
Role Description:
Assist in the design and conduct of:
Fiscal and program analyses to support Pennsylvania Medical Assistance Program decision-making processes.
Analyses to support medical assistance business operating decisions and for tracking, reporting and controlling of Medical Assistance costs.
Analyses to support the development of effective provider network management and reimbursement strategies or identification of abuse or waste in the Medical Assistance program.
Cost benefit analyses for new Medical Assistance initiatives
Medical Assistance cost trend analyses by geography, services provider type, place of service and other factors to Client trends and suggest action plans.
Fiscal and impact analysis of potential cost containment initiatives.
Large data set analyses to determine whether targeted cost savings were achieved or to identify future savings targets
Analyses of various data sets to recommend payment levels and provide fiscal impact estimates
Development and maintenance of healthcare payment reconciliation systems
Participate in meetings to advise Commonwealth staff on work results.
Prepare summary level papers and defend analyses completed.
•     Develop reports and perform efforts to integrate all program Medicare and Medicaid data and grant users access to the data

•     Perform and/or support special studies and research requested by Client or OLTL bureaus

•     Develop Adhoc reports to respond to data requests
•     Assist in the development and support of monitoring OLTL' s program performances, including data analytics

•     Participate and recommend specifications for new program performance measures

•     Support OLTL with deliverables performed by the External Quality Review Organization (EQRO) and other external contractors performing analytical work in support of OLTL programs
•     Maintain project documentation and work plans 

•     Create executive level reports and presentations

•     Provide general program analytical support 

•     Provide support in other projects as assigned by the Section Chief, Division Director and/or Bureau Director

•     Attend meetings as assigned by the Section Chief, Division Director and/or Bureau Director

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