Career Opportunities with the MDH Health Economics Program

The Health Economics Program (HEP) plays an important role in conducting research and applied policy analysis that is used to inform policy makers, consumers, and other stakeholders in Minnesota’s health care system. The work of HEP is focused on monitoring changes in the health care marketplace; and understanding the factors that influence health care cost, quality and access; and providing technical assistance in the development of state health care policy. 
The Health Economics Program is currently hiring for the following positions:
(Full position descriptions are available from the hiring manager listed in the linked posting)


Health Economics Management Analyst Position

Position closing date: 7/24/2014

MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Join the Health Economics program at the Minnesota Department of Health!

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Located in the Health Economics Program (HEP) within the Health Policy (HP) Division of the Minnesota Department of Health, this position will provide fiscal and contract management support for the HEP. It holds responsibility for program budget development and monitoring, overseeing and supporting program contract management activities, and grant management activities related to the federal Cycle III Rate Review grant award.

Apply to this positon by going to the full job announcement. More information about working at MDH  can be found at Why Work at the Minnesota Department of Health?


SIM Planner Principal State Position

Position closing date: 7/29/2014

MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Join the Health Economics Program at the Minnesota Department of Health!

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Located in the Health Economics Program (HEP) within the Health Policy (HP) Division of the Minnesota Department of Health, this position is responsible for coordinating the HEP activities related to implementation of a multi-agency, $45 million statewide health reform grant initiative, referred to as the Minnesota Accountable Health Model. This initiative builds on existing statewide health reform efforts and is funded by a State Innovation Model (SIM) testing grant awarded by the CMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). The SIM testing grant is administered and implemented jointly by the Minnesota Departments of Human Services and Health (DHS and MDH).

The position will coordinate activities related to Accountable Care Organization (ACO) payment and performance measurement alignment within the SIM grant project to integrate care for Minnesotans. Specifically, this position will provide leadership, technical consultation, contract and project management, policy guidance and coordination for HEP. Moreover, this position will serve as the state's expert in ACO payment and performance measurement alignment in transforming payment, care delivery and coordination. Additionally, this position will monitor the progress of ACO development in Minnesota's health marketplace, and develop statewide research plans to produce an environmental scan, baseline assessment, and ongoing measurement of ACO payment and performance methodologies in Minnesota.

Apply to this positon by going to the full job announcement. More information about working at MDH  can be found at Why Work at the Minnesota Department of Health?


 

Updated Tuesday, 22-Jul-2014 16:41:24 CDT