Health, Department of
Permanent transfer candidates: Current Department of Health
(DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent
status as a Medicaid Redesign Analyst 1 (G18).
Public Candidates: Active list candidate on the New York State
Department of Civil Service’s Professional Career Opportunities
(PCO) eligible list with a score of 100 OR qualified 55B/C
candidate in possession of a Bachelor’s or higher degree.
Preferred Qualifications: Critical thinking skills, analytical skills with Microsoft Excel, ability to solve problems independently. Professional work experience and/or education in healthcare and trend analyses.
This incumbent will function as a financial analyst within the Bureau of Global Cap, Rebates, and Supplemental Programs within OHIP’s Division of Finance and Rate Setting (DFRS) in the tracking, analyzing, and forecasting of the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program. The Medicaid Drug Rebate Program requires drug companies to enter into a rebate agreement with the Federal Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a precondition for coverage of their drugs by Medicaid and Medicare Part B. New York State collects drug rebates for both Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1990 (OBRA 90) managed care and fee-for-service drug utilization, and supplemental and diabetic supply rebates for fee-for-service utilization. The incumbent will perform analysis and assist in strategic planning to identify trends and impacts to providers within the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program. The incumbent will also interact and collaborate with rate setting, fiscal management, and program staff within the Department as well as other state agencies that interact with the Medicaid program. Further, the incumbent will often be tasked with developing deliverables and occasionally presenting materials with executive staff in the Bureau. Further duties include: Establish annual Medicaid Pharmacy Rebate Program collection targets; Track, analyze, and project program collections on a monthly basis; Develop reports on quantitative rebate metrics related to the Pharmacy Transition from Managed Care to Fee-for-Service; Process and review pharmacy rebate invoices and reports; Organize pharmacy data, analyses, and policies (State, Federal, Local) for executive staff review and recordkeeping; and Prepare State Plan Amendments (SPAs) and State Regulations.
Microsoft Excel knowledge, skills, and abilities are a requirement.
We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
Shift & Geographic pay differentials
Affordable Health Care options
Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
NYS Deferred Compensation plan
Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
And many more.
For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.
The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit: https://health.ny.gov/commissioner/index.htm