Contract Management Specialist 2 Health Benefit Ex - Grade 23

Positions in this title can be hired through NY HELPS

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This title exists in Health, Department of and has approximately 13 positions.

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Job Duties

As a Contract Management Specialist 2 (Health Benefit Exchange), you would:

Review applications requesting acceptance as certified Marketplace health plans to verify programmatic correctness, adherence to federal and State policy, compatibility with NYSOH goals, and health plan solicitation requirements.

Ensure Marketplace health plans comply with the certification standards contained in federal regulations at 45 CFR[1] 156, including standards relating to licensure, service area, network adequacy, essential community providers, marketing, and benefit design.

Ensure Marketplace health plans meet actuarial value and essential health benefit standards in accordance with applicable regulations and guidance.

Ensure cost-sharing limitations are in place for each plan.

Review plans to ensure standard plans are being offered at each level, when required; and verify that non-standard plans adhere to actuarial value, essential benefit, and solicitation requirements.

Work with health plans to ensure that all participation requirements are met and there is adequate participation in both the individual and Small Business Health Plan Marketplace.

Monitor Marketplace health plans for evidence of ongoing compliance with certification requirements, as well as compliance with NYSOH processes, procedures, requirements, and interfaces.

Collaborate with staff at the Department of Financial Services on issues related to regulatory compliance and to ensure the accuracy of information available to consumers through the website, member subscriber agreements, handbooks, and plan comparisons.

As a subject matter expert:

Define programmatic business rules related to health insurance coverage to be used in the development, testing, implementation, and refinement of information technology systems, including the Marketplace website and information exchange with health plans participating in the Marketplace.

Develop, vet, and implement protocols and standards to ensure that health plan provider networks are current, accurate, and meet adequacy standards; resolve deficiencies as they arise; serve as subject matter expert on the design or redesign of information technology systems to collect, report, and display provider affiliations with health plans.

Develop training curriculum and resources for customer service representatives, in-person assistors, and staff on the health plans and benefit variations offered on the Marketplace, provider network comparisons, cost-sharing variations, and premium comparisons.

May supervise subordinate staff.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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How to Apply

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Mobility Options

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For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

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