NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals - Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center - plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Contract Analyst.
The Contract Analyst will assist the Assistant Director of Payment Reform in responding to the new payment reforms that might stem from federal legislation or other market forces. The position will be responsible for organizing and reviewing electronic claims data sets from various treatment settings, and analyzing clinical, financial, and utilization data. Through data analytics, the position will assist with the completion of payment reform demonstration projects and grants. A solid understanding of the future changes that will be impacting the health care delivery and payment systems is essential in assisting the organization in developing and strengthening care competences and positioning it for ongoing success. Examples of alternative payment systems are value based and incentive payments, ACOs / shared savings, bundled/episode of care payments, risk sharing and gain sharing. The position is also responsible for presenting findings to senior leadership committees.
Supports the analytical needs and reporting responsibilities of bundled payment and risk / shared savings agreements, grant applications and other initiatives; provides analytical support regarding changes impacting projects, grants, contracts, etc.
Uses statistical programs and query tools to organize large data sets into workable formats, troubleshoot issues, and generate meaningful analysis and reports. Learns new statistical programs as needed.
Uses data mining and statistical tool techniques to quantify the costs and payments associated with clinical episodes of care.
Develops and produces on a regular basis performance scorecards by shared savings contract, practice and/or physician to display financial and quality performance data
Partner with other NYULMC departments such as the Department of Network Integration and Information Technology to facilitate automation of standard, recurrent data acquisition, management, analysis, and reporting, including development of a clinical data warehouse.
Provides sophisticated and meaningful analyses using hospital administrative, clinical and nonclinical data. These analyses may include, but are not limited to, quality and safety performance, health outcomes, cost, and utilization.
Builds electronic databases for custom recurrent and one-time data collection efforts on NYUPN performance information.
Manages and tracks frequency of commercial shared savings reports.
Assists with creating presentations for senior leadership meetings, including the Bundled Payment Steering Committee, Medicaid Strategy meetings, and NYUPN clinically integrated network committee meetings.
Background and Job Scope:
A solid understanding of the current and future changes that will be impacting the health care delivery and payment systems is essential in guiding analytical data reviews and recommendations. Examples of alternative payment models that the role will be analyzing include shared savings contracts with commercial payers, Medicare's Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative, Medicare's Oncology Care Model, and NY State Medicaid's DSRIP program.
2-4 years experience and Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Policy & Management, Business Administration, or relevant discipline required. Master's degree in the field of Health Policy and Management or relevant discipline preferred.
- Must have significant Excel knowledge and experience working with large datasets
- Ability to interpret the results of data analysis processes and draw conclusions from statistical results
- Ability to write results of analysis in a public-friendly language
- Ability to create tables and graphs to present statistical results in visual form
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Knowledge of healthcare terms and reimbursement methodologies
- Ability to read and draw conclusions from research reports
- Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
- Proficiency using relational databases, database concepts and software applications
- Proven ability to work independently on data management and analysis projects; working with professionals with a variety of skills and backgrounds
- Excellent written and oral communication skills, including a track record of successful presentation of analytic findings to clinical and nonclinical leaders.
- Familiarity with Medicare datasets
- Familiarity with Excel PowerPivot
- Familiarity with EPSI
- Familiarity with EPIC
- Familiarity with MS Access & PowerPoint
- Familiarity with statistical analysis using data analysis software (e.g. SPSS, SAS, etc.)
NYU Langone Medical Center provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents. And just as our employees invest so much in us, we invest in our employees. We're pleased to have one of the most competitive compensation packages not only among New York's hospitals and healthcare institutions, but within the corporate sector as well. We begin with exceptional medical, dental, and drug coverage. We enhance this basic coverage with comprehensive wellness programs, and supplement those with retirement investment and benefits plans, and generous paid time off allowances. Add to that a very attractive tuition program, and you'll see just some of the ways that NYU Langone Medical Center demonstrates our commitment to our employees.
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