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HSCRC ANALYST I - RATE ANALYST

Recruitment #20-009255-0004

GRADE

9990

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission
4160 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215        

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission seeks an Analyst for the Center of Revenue and Compliance. The analyst will work to issue hospital rate orders and monitor compliance to hospital unit rates and global budgets. The position will provide assistance related to the analysis of hospital volume and charge trends, financial performance, reasonableness of cost and charges. The HSCRC is responsible for developing, refining, and implementing Commission policy geared toward achieving its mandate of providing maximum efficiency and effectiveness at Maryland hospitals and achieving the goals of the Maryland All-Payer model and Total Cost of Care model approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The Commission is an independent agency of Maryland government and is unique in the U.S. because it sets hospital rates for self-pay and commercial patients as well as for Medicaid and Medicare patients as a result of its waiver from Medicare's Prospective Payment System.

Responsibilities include:

  • Implementing the HSCRC's annual updates for unit rates and global budgets for Maryland hospitals
  • Assist, review, and monitor rate setting and compliance duties for hospital unit rates
  • Assist with the financial analysis and review of full rate applications and certificates of need
  • Assist with implementation of tools used in the analysis of hospital rates, volume trends, and compliance activities
  • Provide guidance to hospitals related to the Total Cost of Care Model and global budget agreements, and unit rate regulation
  • Work with hospitals to address questions, problems, and issues related to financial databases and auditing and compliance activities
  • Assist senior staff with projects as needed, collaborate across departmental teams

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, hospital administration or health care administration/policy from an accredited college or university and demonstrated experience working with analysis tools in Excel.  The successful candidate must possess strong Excel skills and experience with financial analysis. A successful candidate must also demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate and interact with staff, hospital officials, consultants and other health care officials.  

SELECTION PROCESS

This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume and cover letter must accompany your application.  Resume and cover letter should both be uploaded, in one file, under resume.

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. 

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.