Sr Associate Director, Health Analytics

American Hospital Association Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. We are currently seeking a Senior Associate Director, Health Analytics and Policy, for the Policy department located in our Washington, D.C. office.

Essential Functions

  • Produce analyses, internally when necessary, as well as by managing consultants related to legislation and regulations and under the direction of the VP for Policy Research that can be used in regulatory advisories and comment letters, and in discussions with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other agencies including but not limited to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) and the Medicaid and CHIP Payment Access Commission (MACPAC).

  • Demonstrate knowledge of various Medicare, Medicaid and/or private insurance payment systems, claims databases, quality reporting systems and other CMS public use files. Use the claims databases and public use files to conduct internal analyses related to legislation and regulations, such as inpatient and outpatient care. Procure new and maintain existing databases, including tracking of Data Use Agreements.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with state and national health care association executives, the hospital community, and government officials when required under the supervision of the VP for Policy Research. Conduct analysis that can be used to influence policy makers, such as CMS, MedPAC and Congress as well as private sector groups working on payment issues.

  • Manage research projects across the continuum of care from the development of the RFP, to oversight of contractor, to public dissemination of the product.

  • Track hospital performance using AHA, cost report and other CMS data. Develop and maintain AHA data driven member tools and calculators.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Public Policy, Healthcare, Government, Economics or related.

  • 7-10 years experience in economics, public policy analysis and/or related health care issue areas.

  • Outpatient care analysis experience.

  • Team building and project management skills.

  • Technical requirements: Microsoft Office Suite with expertise in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Experience working with data analytic software programs, e.g., SAS, R, Tableau. Advanced statistical knowledge.

  • Knowledge requirements: Economics, public policy analysis and/or related health care issue areas. Demonstrated knowledge of a broad range of health policy issues affecting the hospital field. Understanding of key claims and other public databases, e.g., Medicare Outpatient Payment files, Medicare Provider Analysis and Review (MedPAR) cost report, Medicaid Analytic eXtract (MAX) data, impact files containing diagnosis and patient information on Medicare beneficiaries using hospital inpatient services. Familiarity with hospital payment modeling across the continuum of care.

  • Abilities required: Ability to be resourceful and efficient. Ability to read and understand broad range of health policy issues and federal regulations affecting the hospital field. Ability to translate into layman's language the content of research studies. Ability to oversee and conduct research projects from idea development, to execution, to dissemination. Ability to concurrently organize and manage multiple tasks and projects.

  • 10-30% travel required.

Benefits

We offer an excellent total compensation package, which includes medical/dental coverage (PPO/HMO), vision care, life insurance, short and long-term disability plans, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, paid vacation/holidays/sick days, wellness programs and more!

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We will provide reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call (312) 422-3000 and ask for the Director, Human Resources and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

The AHA participates in the E-Verify Program.


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Sr Associate Director, Health Analytics

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