GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under the general direction of the Senior Associate, or designee, the Medicare Data Analyst, as part of the Medicare Eligibility Enhancement Programs (MEEP) Team, will be the lead data analyst for Medicare Identification, Medicare Buy-In and /or other federal benefit coordination projects. This position will assist in the design, development, and management of project databases, including creating reference tables, writing and executing queries, and producing reports in Microsoft Access and/or SQL environments. The Medicare Data Analyst is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing project processes including preparing and submitting project status reports, dashboard reports, and invoices. In addition, the Medicare Data Analyst will assist in managing project data, including state and federal data sets, to ensure data integrity and security. The Medicare Data analyst will participate in the daily operations of MEEP projects and assist in the project activities relating to cost savings and revenue initiatives both in- and out-of-state.
About the Center for Health Care Financing and Medicare Eligibility Enhancement Programs Team
The Center for Health Care Financing (CHCF) is a part of Commonwealth Medicine (CWM), the health care consulting division of UMass Medical School, Massachusetts’ only public medical school. As nationwide leaders in the development and implementation of health care reform, CWM and CHCF stay ahead of health care trends and help strategize and plan for changes that impact both health care delivery systems and patients on the local, state and national level.
Located in Charlestown, MA, CHCF helps state agencies identify opportunities to increase savings and reimbursements through federal and other third party sources, establish effective savings and reimbursement programs, and capitalize on all possible revenue streams. At the same time, we identify opportunities for our clients to increase health care related services, reduce the net cost of delivery, and help ensure individuals receive the health and human service benefits to which they may be entitled.
The Medicare Eligibility Enhancement Programs (MEEP) Team at CHCF works with state Medicaid programs to identify and coordinate federal and state benefits for program recipients, helping ensure that individuals receive all benefits to which they are entitled. The MEEP team develops and implements benefit coordination initiatives which achieve cost savings and revenue opportunities for Medicaid agencies by ensuring federal benefits are appropriately identified and coordinated for state program recipients.
The Team focuses on identifying and coordinating eligibility for Social Security, Medicare, and Medicare Buy-In benefits for state Medicaid recipients. Current activities include identification of Medicare benefits, assistance with the Medicare application and enrollment process, review of eligibility for Social Security benefits and reconciliation of state Medicare premium payments. MEEP currently works with state Medicaid agencies in four states.