Investigative Specialist 3 Medicaid - Grade 25

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This title exists in Medicaid Inspector General, Office of and has approximately 1 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 Investigative Specialist 2 Medicaid
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Investigative Specialist 2 Medicaid 23 $84,156 $106,454
Investigative Specialist 3 Medicaid 25 $93,530 $117,875
Investigative Specialist 4 Medicaid 27 $103,784 $127,830

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Job Duties

The Investigative Specialist title series was created effective June 16, 2016, and consolidated a wide variety of investigative titles. Please visit Frequently Asked Questions for further information regarding this consolidation and Investigator Title Listing for a list of the titles consolidated.

These positions exist in the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General and the Department of Health.  As an Investigative Specialist 3 (Medicaid) you would supervise or manage investigations related to the administration and enforcement of the laws, rules and regulations pertaining to Medicaid fraud and abuse.  You may supervise lower level staff; you may schedule and assign cases to subordinate staff based on program priorities and individual workloads and abilities.  You may plan the scope and method of an investigation, and coordinate filed activities of assigned staff.  You may also coordinate investigations with other agency staff or external entities. You may provide guidance and assistance to lower level investigative staff in gathering and evaluating information and evidence.  You may discuss the progress of cases with staff to ensure that performance standards are being met.  You may review completed investigation reports for adequacy of coverage, quality of finding, and soundness of recommendations and/or make recommendations consistent with agency findings and agency policy and practice.  You may prepare periodic status reports for agency program and management staff.  You may personally investigate difficult and sensitive investigations and participate in interagency taskforces.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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