Deloitte Senior Consultant - State Government Medicaid - Strategy & Operations in Chicago, Illinois

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And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients will be heard.Are you interested in working with State Medicaid agencies to design and implement initiatives that improve upon the management of their health programs, overall financial performance, and the health outcomes? Our advisory services and solutions focus on four critical areas: policy and program design, analytics, organizational transformation, and ongoing program evaluation. In an environment in which states are being asked to do more with less, Deloitte brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and solutions to help health agencies plan for the future. Join the dedicated public sector specialists in Deloitte s State Government Strategy and Operations practice and work with state officials to help develop and effectively implement a transformation roadmap. We understand mission-centric organizations and how to apply private-sector tactics where required to enable desired outcomes. Our multidisciplinary approach incorporates analytics, cost reduction, business model transformation, change management, communications, and process transformation. Projects include assisting states with program waiver options, state Medicaid plan amendment design, Medicaid payment reform strategies, as well as providing business and systems expertise for Medicaid Management Information Systems. Work you ll doSenior Consultants work in a collaborative team environment, delivering policy, business and systems expertise for Medicaid services. Senior Consultants review client policy and state and federal laws and regulations to understand current issues and health reform priorities. Senior Consultants research and identify Medicaid policy and waiver changes in other states to highlight leading practices, potential risks and solutions to client initiatives. 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QualificationsRequired:A bachelor's degree and 5 years big firm consulting and/or industry experience are required; an advanced degree and 2 years big firm consulting and/or industry experience will also be considered.Understanding of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) policy guidance and approval processes.Knowledge of Medicaid fee-for-service and managed care operations, payment processes and performance incentives.Understanding of Medicaid data collection and data sets, including HEDIS measures as well as claims and encounter data.Demonstrated secondary research skills including knowledge of major public domain resources useful to background research for Medicaid.The ability to synthesize overall strategy by analyzing a wide variety of solutions, selecting the most relevant tools/techniques to meet specific client requirements such as business case, pricing, or complex financial analysis, and interpreting and reporting on outputs.Experience participating in setting engagement objectives and scope; developing work plans for components of engagements, coordinating activities between work streams and identifying changes in scope.Demonstrated experience in designing deliverable content to precisely reflect the engagement contract and client needs and strive to improve deliverable quality through verification and validation of results.Up to 80% travel is required. Preferred:Ability to work independently; lead small teams focused on specific work streams of larger projects.Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint).Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.Eagerness to mentor junior staff.#LI:PTY

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