State OF Nevada Carson City , NV 89701
Economists prepare and conduct research, analysis and studies of economic, social, fiscal and other factors in relation to topic of study.
This position is for an Economist II, within the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Analytics.
This position will be located in Carson City, NV.
This position is responsible for the analysis of healthcare data; including medial and pharmacy claims as well as other Medicaid provider financial and statistical data; preparing reports on utilization and financial reports; assisting with the development of Medicaid rates and analyzing rate appeals for Medicaid providers; calculating and preparing analysis showing fiscal impact of rate proposals; reviewing and analyzing changes in federal and state law to determine the impact to the agency; drafting state plan amendments and other policies and procedures; and presenting at public hearings and provider workshops.
This position maintains data quality and control, and completes all requests related to claims data from internal and external partners within specified timeframes in a fast-paces working environment under minimal supervision.
This position requires the demonstrated use of statistical methods and programs utilizing SAS, STATA, or similar analytic software.
This position may require travel both in and out of state up to 25%. THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE PRIOR TO THE POSTED CLOSING DATE DEPENDING ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED.
APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE Closing Date/Time: 09/14/2018