Eligibility Program Manager 2 - Grade 29

Positions in this title can be hired through NY HELPS

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

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Salary Information for Eligibility Program Manager 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Eligibility Program Manager 1 27 $103,784 $127,830
Eligibility Program Manager 2 29 $114,976 $140,815
Eligibility Program Manager 3 64 $123,793 $156,224

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Job Duties

Positions in this title series administer and oversee bureaus and larger units within the Office of Health Insurance Programs and the New York State of Health that manage the New York State Medicaid Program, Child Health Plus Program, Qualified Health Plan coverage, and other public health insurance programs.  Incumbents direct, administer, and oversee all aspects of eligibility and enrollment for public health insurance programs.  Levels in the title series are distinguished by the scope of the program area or multiple programs managed, and the quantity and allocation of staff supervised.  

These positions are classified at the Department of Health (DOH), Office of Health Insurance Programs (OHIP).  

May perform all of the same duties and activities as an Eligibility Program Manager 1.

Directs, manages, and oversees a small bureau or a significantly large public health insurance program in a bureau, or multiple programs/units of subordinate staff engaged in the overall determination of eligibility and enrollment:  

Approves bureau policies, procedures, and guidelines for the statewide administration of public health insurance programs.

Develops Annual Plans for public health insurance programs.  

Oversees staff analysis of proposed and actual changes mandated by State and federal legislation and rule making, cost-saving initiatives, and improvements and updates of electronic systems.

Oversees expenditure plans for and monitors the use of federal and State program funds and resources.  

Oversees the development, implementation, and on-going maintenance of automated data systems.

Oversees the development of accountability, quality assurance, and quality control systems to ensure the appropriate use of funds and that target populations are reached.  

Maintains final approval of all agreements and amendments to agreements for participation in bureau programs, and ensures adherence to federal eligibility regulations and State requirements.  

Identifies program needs:

Determines bureau priorities and recommends approval for the procurements necessary to develop and maintain program services.

Determines bureau priorities for targeting low income participants and initiatives directed to improve participation in public health insurance programs.  

Serves as eligibility and enrollment expert to executive level staff, in audit situations with State and federal auditors, and as an expert witness in criminal and civil actions:  

Comments on proposed legislation and regulations, and emphasizes their impact on New York State, its public health insurance programs, and health care industry.  

Represents the State with national and regional professional organizations, task forces, workgroups, and other organized activities related to the determination of eligibility and enrollment in public health insurance programs.  

Develops and maintains on-going working relationships with federal funding agencies at the regional and national level, other State agencies providing related services, local governments, and other State and federal programs as necessary.  

May serve as an assistant bureau director in the largest bureaus.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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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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