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HEALTH POLICY ANALYST ADVANCED

Recruitment #21-002420-0005

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

At the time of this job announcement MHBE is adhering to a hybrid work schedule. Work for this position will be completed at a remote location and at our office 750 E. Pratt St, 6th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202.

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of the position is to work with the Director of Policy and Plan Management to promote/implement the policy agenda of the MHBE Board of Trustees, review federal and state laws and regulations, and develop policies that assist the Exchange with meeting its obligations under the Affordable Care Act and Maryland laws. This position will be responsible for drafting and promulgating regulations, and drafting and reviewing proposed legislation for the Exchange. This position will be responsible for assisting the Exchange with preparation and responses to state legislative session requirements. This position will interface with many high visibility officials, including representatives of the federal government, federal and state legislators, and representatives from national organizations. Employee may provide technical advice and guidance to lower level Health Policy Analysts. This position will support the Director of Policy through the state legislative and regulatory processes.

POSITION DUTIES

  • Work with key stakeholders and State agencies to develop and implement policies that work to promote the policy agenda of the MHBE Board of Trustees. 
  • Provide high quality, detailed legislative and regulatory analysis for state officials including appointed officials, and state legislators.
  • Monitor changes in State and Federal law; develop policies and procedures to implement changes that impact MHBE operations, including promulgation of state regulations where appropriate. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key external stakeholders to strengthen communications, partnership, and investment in Affordable Care Act programs.
  • Provide support and consultation to senior management during the legislative session.
  • Represent the agency before legislative and regulatory bodies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three years of experience evaluating, analyzing, researching and developing health care services, policies and programs.

Notes:

1. A Master's degree in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public Policy or closely related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

2. A PhD in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public Policy or closely related field may be substituted for two years of the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced knowledge and experience working with Health Insurance and Health Care Policy (federal, state, and/or local) including the Affordable Care Act.
  • Experience developing, maintaining, implementing and updating health care policies.
  • Experience in promulgating federal or state regulations.
  • Experience in federal or state legislative processes.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and resume to:

Maryland Health Benefit Exchange
Attn: Office of Human Resources or email: tammy.austin@maryland.gov
750 E. Pratt Street, 6th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Applications must be received no later than the close of business on the closing date.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

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

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

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. Employers can only use EVerify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration(SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any employment action against you.