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Job Title: Policy Analyst
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Organization: Health Care Finance & Administration
Posted: 5/19/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 2
Location: Nashville,  TN   
Position Description: The Bureau of TennCare is seeking an Executive Administrative Assistant 2 (working title: Policy Analyst) for its Member Services Division. The Member Services Division is responsible for administering the eligibility determination process for the Bureau. The Policy Analyst will focus on Medicaid eligibility policy, and will be responsible for monitoring developments in federal and state policy, conducting complex policy analyses, preparing written policy materials, and communicating complex policy to various stakeholders. The Policy Analyst will work with a team to create and maintain eligibility policy and desk guides for Member Services, ensuring the policy and procedures are accurate, current, and aligned with the Bureau’s Mission. The Policy Analyst will also provide guidance to Member Services staff as needed regarding eligibility policy.

Qualifications: Candidates for consideration must submit a writing sample, have experience in health policy and possess the following:

•A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public policy, health policy, public administration, or a health-related field; •A minimum of 3 years of full-time professional experience doing policy work in federal or state government, an academic institution, or a state-level health-related agency; •Strong research skills, including the ability to locate and analyze documents and synthesize information from multiple sources in order to respond to policy issues and questions; •Strong writing skills; •Strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and manage workload to meet specific timeframes and deadlines; •Excellent communication skills, both oral and written; and •Ability to work as part of a team in a fast- paced environment. A master’s degree in a related field, legal experience, and/or familiarity with Medicaid eligibility will be considered a plus.

Organization Description: The Bureau of TennCare within the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration is the agency charged with responsibility for administering the TennCare program. TennCare is the State of Tennessee's Medicaid program that provides health care for 1.5 million Tennesseans and operates with an annual budget of approximately 11.3 billion dollars. The TennCare program operates under a Section 1115 waiver from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the United States Department of Health and Human Services. It is a demonstration program. The principle being demonstrated by TennCare is that a state can organize its Medicaid program under a managed care model and generate sufficient savings to extend coverage to additional populations who would not otherwise be Medicaid eligible, without compromising quality of care.

Closing Date: 8/19/2017
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Contact Name: Natasha Flener,  Eligibility Policy Director
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