Medicaid Eligibility Examiner 2 - Grade 14

Positions in this title can be hired through NY HELPS

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This title exists in Health, Department of and has approximately 167 positions.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series.

Salary Information for Medicaid Eligibility Examiner Trainee
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Medicaid Eligibility Examiner Trainee 06 $35,177 $43,521
Medicaid Eligibility Examiner 1 09 $41,399 $50,884
Medicaid Eligibility Examiner 2 14 $54,860 $66,634
Medicaid Eligibility Examiner 3 17 $61,516 $78,307
Medicaid Eligibility Examiner 4 21 $75,850 $96,173

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

This title may exist in more than one negotiating unit. This salary schedule represents the most typical salary for this title. Click here to view additional salary information regarding the various bargaining units.

An individual's final salary is determined by the Office of the State Comptroller. This salary schedule does not reflect any Special Salary Treatments

Job Duties

As a Medicaid Eligibility Examiner 2, you would perform duties related to the New York State Medicaid Program and other public health insurance programs within the Department of Health. You would develop and review eligibility scenarios to test new computer applications and systems. You would process basic and more complex eligibility applications and address specific concerns for resolution of more complex applications that require interpretation of policies and procedures or additional investigation. You would supervise subordinate staff, plan and conduct staff training in response to revised regulations or procedures, schedule work, and monitor workload and quality assurance of work completed by staff. You may serve as a paraprofessional and provide expertise and support to professional positions in staff bureaus regarding policy, operations, benefits, services, and eligibility for Medicaid and other public health insurance programs.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

26-986 38-979

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

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To narrow your search to NY HELPS jobs, click on "For the General Public", then "Search Vacancies", and select "Yes" on the NY HELPS dropdown to narrow your search to NY HELPS jobs.

Directions to apply will be specified on each individual job posting.

Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

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.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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