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Recruitment #23-002419-0002




MDH - Office of Eligibility Services
201 W. Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of the Health Policy Analyst position is to analyze, research, revise, and maintain Medical Assistance eligibility policies, procedures, data, and business requirements to support health policy, program and systems development. This position will analyze and research Medical Assistance policies and data by reviewing state and federal guidance, regulations, reports, business requirements and cases in eligibility systems including Maryland Health Connection, Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) and the Eligibility and Enrollment (E&E) system. This position will revise or modify eligibility policies and procedures by writing SOPS, reports, manuals, white papers and other written materials. Additionally, this position will support the development and implementation of eligibility systems by reviewing requirements and designing documentation for stakeholder comments, facilitating workgroup meetings with staff from MDH and other agencies, and coordinating user acceptable testing of new functionality. These tasks require application of policy, program, software and system knowledge and staffing special and ongoing task forces, workgroups and other essential work teams to achieve project goals and clarify and resolve policy, program or system issues.


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

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


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public Policy or closely related field for one year of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Doctorate degree in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public Policy or closely related field for the required experience.


Desirable Qualifications:
The desired candidate should possess the following:
  • Knowledge of Medicaid health care policy and experience evaluating, analyzing, researching and/or developing health care policy, programs and/or systems
  • Strong writing, analytical and computer skills 
  • Experience producing materials to inform policy and program decisions


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.


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. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

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.



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

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.

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