Contract Management Specialist 4 Health Benefit Ex

Grade 31

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Summary of Job Description

As a Contract Management Specialist 4 (Health Benefit Exchange), you would:

In collaboration with the NYSOH management and senior staff of the Department of Financial Services, develop purchasing strategies to ensure that individuals and small businesses that purchase coverage through NYSOH have access to affordable, comprehensive health insurance coverage.

Develop requirements and criteria for certification of Qualified Health Plans and Essential Plans consistent with federal law, rule, and guidance, and to achieve the goals of NYSOH; and make recommendations regarding health plan certification to senior management.

Collaborate with the Department of Financial Services to develop and oversee staff in the administration of a process to certify health plans for participation in NYSOH.

Serve as liaison with senior staff at the Department of Financial Services on issues related to regulatory compliance, premium rate approval for Qualified Health Plans, and the risk-adjustment and reinsurance requirements of federal law.

Direct and manage the Division of Plan Management, including the on-going identification and resolution of a wide range of policy and operational issues, with Qualified Health Plans, and Essential Plans participating in NYSOH.

Work with the Department of Health, Office of Quality and Patient Safety, to develop and oversee strategies to measure and improve performance of participating health plans.

Serve as subject matter expert in the development and on-going operations of the NYSOH information technology systems as they relate to the accuracy of participating health plan information, consumer selection of health plan options, electronic data exchange with participating health plans, and the health plan provider network directory system.  

Represent the Executive Director with federal authorities, NYS legislators, and NYS control agencies.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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