Job Description

Management/ Professional

Steward Health Care Network

Steward Health Care Network

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Position Purpose: The Medicaid ACO Program Specialist is responsible for supporting the implementation, operation, and improvement of the Medicaid ACO program.

  1. The Program Specialist plans and oversees multiple, inter-related, complex projects to drive performance improvements for Steward's Medicaid population and programs, under the direction of senior leadership. Creates, interprets, and disseminates information across multiple internal and external stakeholders.
  2. Coordinates with program leads and prepares financial opportunity and risk analyses to recommend initiatives to senior leadership.

    Models and performs ad hoc analyses for the purpose of understanding the historical and future performance of initiatives.
  3. Monitors, interprets and reports on changes in performance, market trends, health care delivery systems and legislative initiatives which impact program efforts (e.g., EOHHS regulations, Massachusetts Health Care Reform, CMS rule-making).
  4. Provides support for the key Steward Medicaid Care Network (SMCN) leadership meetings, including SMCN Board and Operations Committee meetings. \
  5. Facilitates and operationalizes relationships with external organizations, including vendors, EOHHS, and large group practices.
  6. Other ad hoc duties as assigned


· Bachelor's degree

· Master's degree beneficial

Years of Experience:

· Open to recent graduates of a Master's program

Work Related Experience:

· Health Care industry experience preferred, especially Medicaid-related

· Experience working in a fast paced, matrixed organization

Specialized Knowledge:

· Knowledge of Medicaid rules and regulations preferred

· Knowledge of healthcare programs & operations, including Accountable Care Organizations, preferred

· Microsoft office applications, advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

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