Why should you consider a career with Colorado Access?
We are a Colorado-based company, working to improve the health of our state. We care for individuals, families, and children who receive health care under Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) and Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program). Our focus is driving improvements in quality, member experience, outcomes, and cost. We are a mission-driven organization whose foundation is built by our vision, supported by our values and pillared by diversity, equity and inclusion.
Find work/life balance: We offer PTO, floating holidays, seven company paid holidays, work from home options (exceptions apply), an Employee Assistance Program and a 401K.
Be a part of something bigger and make an impact: We serve the underserved and most vulnerable populations in our community through access to quality and affordable health care. No matter what you do for Colorado Access, you are impacting our community and making a difference.
Sharpen your skills, learn, and grow: We support your continued development through tuition reimbursement, leadership training, promotion opportunities, performance evaluations, employee recognition, and a language pay stipend.
What you will do:
We are looking for a Senior Payment Reform Program Analyst like you who can help shape our vision and support our mission. Here is what the day-to-day functions will look like:
Ensures that information needs are understood, complete specifications are identified, and the appropriate analysis, research, report, or other support is identified to address those needs.
Analyzes and documents requirements through research, data gathering, and brainstorming activities. Designs and documents reporting and analytic requests by defining, creating, evaluating, and selecting alternatives.
Constructs integrated datasets that combine diverse data sources (including healthcare service claims, pharmacy claims, and provider self-report data), and develops complex analysis (including the use of statistical techniques), dashboards, and data studies to inform payment reform strategy and operationalization of programming.
Transforms complex data requests into useful products with actionable outcomes that utilize the most credible and efficient data source, subject to relevant materiality levels. Produces graphically appealing and easy-to-understand visuals for internal and external stakeholders. Presents report results to Senior Management.
Actively develops new tools and system enhancements, troubleshoots and solves data issues.
Seeks out, identifies, documents, and initiates resolutions to data quality issues that are discovered during report and analysis development.
Provides summary of trends, observations, and actionable items on complex reporting issues and development reports. Collaborates with the subject matter experts across teams to identify actionable issues through data interpretation and research.
Collaborates with key internal leadership on the development and submission of relevant contractual deliverables, including overseeing the execution of key reporting metrics. Accountable for working with clinical leadership to translate relevant clinical questions into data-driven investigations using available data sources.
Supports the ongoing efficiency and innovation of the Payment Reform strategy through short-term, long-term, and ongoing projects.
Manages and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders and cultivates positive working relationships.
Pay, Perks and Benefits at Colorado Access:
The compensation for this position is $73,000.00 to $105,000.00 annually. The pay rate/salary is commensurate with experience.
In addition to being part of a mission driven organization serving our community, as an eligible Colorado Access employee, you’ll receive a generous benefits package, that includes:
Medical, dental, vision insurance that starts the first day of the month following start date.
Supplemental insurance such as critical illness and accidental injury.
Health care and dependent care flexible spending account options.
Employer-paid basic life insurance and AD&D (employee, spouse and dependent).
Short-term and long-term disability coverage.
Voluntary life insurance (employee, spouse, dependent).
Paid time off
Tuition reimbursement (based on eligibility).
Annual bonus program (based on eligibility, requirements and performance).
Where you will work:
This position will be a hybrid model work environment, a blend of ‘In-Office’ and ‘Remote.’
We are not able to support out of state employees at this time as we continue to serve our members and community in the metro Denver area and across the beautiful state of Colorado.
COVID-19 Vaccination Notice:
In compliance with state and federal guidance, Colorado Access has adopted a policy addressing vaccination and testing requirements to protect the health of employees and their families, our members, vendors and visitors of Colorado Access. All new hires must present proof of COVID-19 vaccinations or agree to testing protocols at the time of hire.
What you will bring:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in public health, statistics, epidemiology, economics, healthcare management, information systems, informatics, information technology, computer science or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
Experience: Minimum of seven years’ experience in healthcare data related field with at least three years of SQL experience. Significant and demonstrated experience with advanced data reporting and analysis methods, data management and query tools including the use of Power BI, Tableau, Python, or other similar tools required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Expert understanding of health benefits, medical terminology, medical procedures, and managed care industry; expertise with CPT, ICD and other coding systems; demonstrated analytical, problem solving, and research ability as evidenced by experience in the identification of requirements and the definition, evaluation, and selection of appropriate solutions to business problems or opportunities. Demonstrates support for the company’s mission, vision and values. Significant experience with clinical data required, including demonstrated application bridging translating provider value-based payment into monetary return on investment . Ability to be a systems thinker, and efficiently and effectively engage with both technical and programmatic staff. Strong written, verbal and presentation skills with ability to communicate effectively to technical and non-technical audiences. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. Strong organizational and time management skills to multitask effectively and adapt to changing priorities and responsibilities. Experience in SQL, data management and statistical tools and Microsoft Office required. May be required to manage multiple priorities and projects with tight deadlines.
Licenses/Certifications: A valid driver's license and proof of current auto insurance will be required for any position requiring driving.
Together we will be: an innovative and collaborative team who supports each other, the employees and vision of the company to reach our goals individually, together and as an organization.
Colorado Access is a local, nonprofit health plan that serves more than one million members. The company’s members receive health care under Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+), and Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) behavioral health, physical health, and long-term support programs. Colorado Access provides care coordination services and administers behavioral health and physical health benefits for two regions as part of the Regional Accountable Entity program through Health First Colorado.