Associate Director, Risk Adjustment Analytics
Evolent Health
 Arlington, VA
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Associate Director, Risk Adjustment Analytics

Evolent Health has built a world-class team to help forward-looking health plans and providers succeed under new value-based care payment models. Risk adjustment is one of the most significant quantitative challenges facing these innovators. Evolent’s team of experts in risk adjustment does it all – from data analytics & advanced modeling (e.g. predictive models & artificial intelligence), to designing, presenting, and implementing industry-leading solutions with our partners. We are looking for a Associate Director, Risk Adjustment Analytics to join this highly-advanced team of actuaries and data scientists to develop and maintain risk adjustment analytic capabilities.

  • Manage the calculation and forecasting of risk scores as well as the projection of revenue changes due to risk adjustment
  • Remain current with annual changes to national and state risk adjustment methodologies and payment parameters; communicate anticipated changes in risk adjustment and how they will affect future revenue
  • Analyze and present relevant data to inform decisions related to entering risk-based relationships with payers managing risk
  • Conduct analyses and develop reports to measure risk adjustment operations performance; collaborate with the data science team to identify actionable opportunities to gain operational efficiencies
  • Support actuarial and finance teams to ensure risk-based reporting needs are satisfied for bidding, rate setting, and revenue projections
  • Research and prepare evaluations on a variety of complex and diverse projects/problems related to risk adjustment
  • Communicate results and analyses to internal and external stakeholders
  • Lead, manage, and mentor analytical staff

The Experience You’ll Need (Required):

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-7 years of professional experience in an analytics role at a health plan/payer/insurer, healthcare analytics firm, consulting firm, or hospital system
  • Understanding of risk scoring models (e.g., CMS-HCC, HHS-HCC, CDPS) and risk adjustment in healthcare
  • Experience working with healthcare data (claims, encounter submissions, eligibility, etc.) & detailed knowledge of CPT/HCPCS/ICD9/ICD10
  • Proven ability to approach complex problems and design, execute, and communicate data-driven solutions
  • Data manipulation and analysis using SAS, SQL, Python, or other relational databases
  • Motivation and a strong desire to focus on the complex challenge of risk adjustment in healthcare, develop our team, and contribute to industry thought leadership

Finishing Touches (Preferred):

  • Graduate degree with a quantitative, healthcare, or technical focus (e.g., science, math, statistics, actuarial sciences, health services management, computer science, engineering, informatics)
  • Actuarial Credentials (e.g. ASA or FSA)
  • Prior employment or consulting experience with Medicaid MCOs
  • Experience interpreting state Medicaid agency rate setting documentation
  • Experience with predictive modeling or machine learning
  • Exceptional Presentation Skills


Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.