Cost Reimbursement Analyst 3
Are you a creative problem solver? Are you persistent and passionate about Human Services? If so, we may have the perfect opportunity for you!
In this role, you will analyze financial information submitted by nursing facilities in order to determine each facilities Medicaid rate. Our ideal applicant will have desire to significantly impact growth, a positive disposition, loves working in a team environment, is excited by learning new things and has strong written and verbal communication skills.
Some of what you'll be doing:
Analyze nursing facility Medicaid cost report for accuracy, completion and consistency with state and federal laws, rules and accounting practices
Audit accounts receivable and resident trust accounts
Participate in Administrative Review Conferences to appeal cost report adjustments
Determine allowable costs that may be claimed in the price base for setting Medicaid rates and making adjustments as required
Confer with nursing facility staff and outside consultants to discuss the examination of the cost report
Assist Cost Reimbursement Analyst 4 with assigned duties to ensure assigned team responsibilities are met
Traveling to nursing facilities to perform on-site audits of resident trust accounts, including several overnight, in-state trips per year as a requirement of job
What we're looking for:
Two years' experience with rate-setting for providers of government-reimbursed health services, particularly in Medicaid long term care nursing facility programs is desired
Ability to analyze and interpret accounting, financial data and management data
Knowledge of federal and state reimbursement laws and regulations
In-depth understanding of court, administrative decisions and Attorney General opinions that affect vendor reimbursement
Knowledge of economic and financial analysis, and statistical analysis
Who should apply?
Professionals with a Bachelor's degree in business or public administration or a relevant field with 12 semester or 18 quarter hours in accounting plus three years of experience in accounting, auditing, or budgeting.
Successful completion of the Washington State Board of Accountancy can substitute for two years of experience.
A Master's degree in a relevant field or successful completion of the CPA examination can also substitute for two years of experience.
To be considered for this opportunity please include the following documents with your application:
A letter of interest with a detailed description of experience which specifically addresses qualifications noted above (no more than two pages)
A chronological resume with employment dates included
List of professional references with current contact information
Questions? Please contact Lindsay Taylor at (509) 363-4971 and reference #09458 Supplemental Information
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.
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