Contract Management Specialist 3 Health Benefit Ex - Grade 27

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This title exists in Health, Department of and has approximately 5 positions.

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Job Duties

As a Contract Management Specialist 3 (Health Benefit Exchange), you would:

May perform any of the duties of a Contract Management Specialist 2 (HBE).

Direct and manage a team of professional staff responsible for assigned portfolios that typically consist of four insurance companies certified to offer Qualified Health Plans on the Marketplace.  Manages a portfolio of insurers offering the Essential Plan, a health insurance option with four variations for lower-income New Yorkers, and dental insurers that offer stand-alone dental coverage.

Assist in developing criteria for certification of Marketplace health plans consistent with Federal and State law and to achieve the goals of NYSOH to ensure that individuals and small businesses have access to affordable, comprehensive, health insurance coverage.  Makes recommendations regarding health plan certification to senior management.

Work in close collaboration with the Department of Financial Services to develop and implement strategies, policies, and procedures to certify health plans for participation in the Marketplace with the goal of maximizing efficiency, streamlining the application process, making comparison of plan options easier for consumers, and ensuring consistency with the State's outside insurance markets and the goals of the Marketplace.

Work with the NYS Department of Health's Office of Quality and Patient Safety to design and implement quality and consumer satisfaction measures for use in selecting a Marketplace health plan, to improve overall performance of Marketplace health plans, and for making recommendations about health plan Marketplace certification decisions.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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