Program and Policy Analyst

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Location
Madison, Wisconsin
Industry
Administrative & Support Services (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)
Job Type
Temporary
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Salary
US$ 25.00 - US$ 32.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_38996
Contact
Moto Gladys Igahara, Spherion
Phone
608-274-6000
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Job Description

The federal 21st Century Cures Act requires states to implement Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) for Medicaid-covered personal care services by January 1, 2020, and home health services by January 1, 2023. EVV uses GPS or other technologies to verify that billed services were actually provided. We will be adding Contract/Consultants to work in tandem with the Division of Medicaid Services to assist with project implementation.

The position performs comprehensive program and policy analysis and related research, program planning, program evaluation and related financial activities, or comparable analytic functions related to the EVV project. The analyst works closely with the section chief in order to define project goals, develop and plan policies and procedures to implement and administer these policies and procedures throughout the applicable programs. The position will also analyze the effectiveness of the project in achieving its goals based on the EVV Project Charter, create work instructions and propose managed care organization, IRIS Consultant Agency, and Fiscal Employer Agent contract changes. Additionally, the position will facilitate the development of IT systems, policy and procedure technical assistance, training materials, and determine the appropriate training delivery to program administrators that support the program and project.

Responsibilities:
- Perform comprehensive program and policy analysis and related research, program planning, program evaluation and related financial activities, or comparable analytic functions related to the EVV project.

- Analyze the effectiveness of the project in achieving its goals based on the EVV Project Charter, create work instructions and propose managed care organization, IRIS Consultant Agency, and Fiscal Employer Agent contract changes

- Facilitate the development of IT systems, policy and procedure technical assistance, training materials, and determine the appropriate training delivery to program administrators that support the program and project.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Skills:
- Strong customer service skills and quality focus.
- Excellent written skills, including proofreading and editing, and verbal communication skills.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- Flexibility in the work environment and willingness and ability to adapt to changing organizational needs.
- Ability to multitask and prioritize, taking direction from and providing support to multiple people.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse range of individuals.
- Ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
- Ability to organize and present information orally and in writing.
- Willingness to take initiative and exercise good judgment.
- Ability to be resourceful, proactive, and persistent.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and operate with discretion.

Education:
Bachelors

Experience:
4-7 years

Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience
- 3 to 5 years of relevant experience
- Demonstrated computer and software skills required; proficiency with MS Office Suite and other software.
- Knowledge of web-based applications and web publication tools.
- Knowledge of distance technology tools and resources.


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