Job: POLICY AND CONTRACT ANALYST(Job Id 36089)

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Posted: 02/14/2018

Job Status: Contract/Temporary

Job Reference #: 36089

Job Description

02/14/2018
HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS 21
PHOENIX 47,476.00-52,000.00

 

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System

Accountability, Community, Innovation, Leadership, Passion, Quality, Respect, Teamwork

 

 

Policy and Contract Analyst

 

This position will remain open until filled.

 

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona’s Medicaid Agency, is driven by the passion to deliver comprehensive and cost effective health care to Arizonans in need. AHCCCS is nationally acclaimed as a model for other Medicaid programs and recipient of multiple awards for excellence in workplace effectiveness and flexibility. Visit our careers page to learn more about AHCCCS. Use your skills to benefit others; join the AHCCCS Team!

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Division of Health Care Management (DHCM) is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Policy and Contract Analyst. This position will assist the Contract and Policy Administrator and Manager in ensuring that all federal and state regulatory changes, AHCCCS program changes and other contractual requirement changes are appropriately incorporated into solicitations and amendments to existing contracts. Although this position may work on both contract and policy, it may be required to maintain an area of focus on one or the other for a period of time. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

* Oversee the preparation, distribution and tracking of AHCCCS managed care contractor policies, forms, attachments, guides and manuals and other materials for Policy Committee review, public comment feedback and/or AHCCCS review and approval.

 

* Solicit input on critical contract provisions/revisions from stakeholders within and outside DHCM, arrange meetings with stakeholders, incorporate input into solicitations and/or contract amendments and track contract revisions for future contract cycles.

 

* Assist in preparing the required documentation for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to obtain approval of new and renewal contracts within established timeframes.

 

* Assists with contract development/amendments and/or RFP process as needed within the Unit.

 

* Manages ad hoc administrative projects and conducts other duties as assigned.

 

* Other duties as assigned as related to the position.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):

* Demonstrated experience in technical writing and editing, contract and policy development and distribution processes.

 

* Extensive knowledge of the Medicaid managed care program and managed care principles.

 

* Proficient in synthesizing and consolidating technical information into clear and concisely written guidance documents.

 

* Demonstrated experience in organizational skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and the ability to prioritize projects and manage competing deadlines to ensure successful project completion.

 

* Proficient in working cooperatively with others (internal and external customers and stakeholders) and to provide guidance to other unit or division staff as needed.

 

* Demonstrated experience using computer software (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets and databases).

 

SELECTIVE PREFERENCE(S):

* Bachelor's degree in a field related to the functions of this position.

 

* Direct experience (2-4 years) in a health care environment or health care administration.

 

* Prefer experience in a regulatory environment and experience with Medicaid managed care contracting.

 

BENEFITS   

At AHCCCS, we promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility and a variety of learning and career development opportunities. Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are 10 paid holidays per year, accrual of sick and annual leave, affordable medical benefits and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan. Click here to learn more about benefits.

           

 

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 417-4497. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. AHCCCS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

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Application Instructions

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Locations


7101 E Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) - Flagstaff
N/A
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
701 East Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) - Yuma
3850 W. 16th Street, Suite A
Yuma, AZ 85364
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System - Chinle
Tseyi Shopping Center, Hwy. 191
Chinle, AZ 86503
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System - Tucson
1010 N. Finance Center Drive, Suite 201
Tucson, AZ 85710
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System-Globe
2250 Highway 60, Suite H
Miami, AZ 85539
Casa Grande
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Casa Grande, AZ 85122
Cottonwood
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Cottonwood, AZ 86326
Kingman Office ALTCS
519 E. Beale Street, Suite 130
Kingman, AZ 86401
Lake Havasu
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Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
PRESCOTT VALLEY
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Prescott Valley, AZ 86312
Sierra Vista
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Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
Not Specified
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Not Specified, NS 99997
7101 E Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) - Flagstaff
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System - Chinle
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System - Tucson
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) - Yuma
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System-Globe
Casa Grande
Cottonwood
Kingman Office ALTCS
Lake Havasu
PRESCOTT VALLEY
Sierra Vista
Not Specified

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