00612 Reimbursement And Cost Report Analyst

State of Virginia Richmond, VA
THIS IS A REANNOUNCEMENT - PREVIOUS APPLICANTS ARE UNDER CONSIDERATION AND DO NOT HAVE TO RE-APPLY. The Provider Reimbursement Division seeks a finance professional to be responsible for developing complex and highly technical payment policy analysis for Medicaid and other programs administered by the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS). This position provides assistance in the development, review, and evaluation of methods and policies for cost reporting and audits.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified applicants must have comprehensive knowledge of financial analysis and reporting methods, with extensive knowledge of accounting standards and cost reports. Required qualifications include professional experience with reimbursements, cost reporting, rate setting, accounting, or auditing in the healthcare field; sound knowledge of research methodologies, including qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques Must have experience or ability interpreting federal and state laws and regulations, with specific experience with health care laws and regulations, and some experience in project management, including planning and evaluation. Requires proven ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse audience as well as proficiency using PC for word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical software packages for problem solving and project management.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of government administration at the state and/or federal level and knowledge of public policy analysis, development and interpretation, with specific focus on health policy issues is preferred. Experience utilizing SAS or SQL for data extraction, analysis, and decision-making is a plus. Prefer experience designing and developing legislative-style analyses and position papers. Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public policy, health care administration, accounting, finance or related field. Advanced degree or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or CPA candidate highly desired.

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