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Program Manager, MassHealth Health Equity Program - OCA (Hybrid)

Company: UMass Med School
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

















Program Manager, MassHealth Health Equity Program - OCA (Hybrid)







Minimum Salary



US-MA-Boston





Job Location



5 days ago(1/19/2023 1:17 PM)

















Requisition Number



2023-42548





# of Openings



2





Posted Date



Day





Shift



Exempt





Exempt/Non-Exempt Status



Non Union Position -W60- Non Unit Professional













































































Overview



















Under the general direction of the Director of the MassHealth Quality Office (MQO) in the Office of Clinical Affairs (OCA), or designee, the Quality Manager is responsible for managing quality-related activities for MassHealth quality programs.



























Responsibilities



















Quality Program Strategy and Design
* Collaborate with the Director, or designee, and MassHealth program teams (including the MassHealth Office of Behavioral Health, the MassHealth Office of Long-Term Services and Supports, the MassHealth Office of Provider and Pharmacy Programs, and or the MassHealth Payment and Care Delivery Innovation team) on development of strategy and design of quality programs including for behavioral health providers, Integrated Care Programs, and acute hospitals. Collaborate with MQO leadership and MassHealth program teams to develop program elements including:
o Selection of quality and health equity measures
o Setting of performance targets
o Establishing and testing performance assessment methodologies
o Iterating on program design
o Reporting
o Evaluation * Support MassHealth and OCA Leadership to ensure that organization-wide equity initiatives are aligned and advancing MassHealth strategic goals.
Quality Program Implementation and Program Management
Manage health equity programs, including incentive programs for accountable care organizations and/or acute hospitals
* Act as a subject matter expert on equity improvement, equity measurement, including by maintaining current knowledge of major national quality and equity initiatives.
* Support program evaluation and monitoring
* Oversee and/or support related vendor procurement, contracting and vendor management
* Maintain and update relevant contractual and regulatory documents
* Establish and maintain linkages within OCA and MassHealth to support equity-related projects for MassHealth
* Provide strategic input to and support for MassHealth program teams in designing and implementing equity improvement activities for MassHealth providers
* Manage day-to-day logistics and operational needs of the program, including but not limited to project management, convening, and materials preparation to ensure timely and complete deliverables and to meet internal and external requirements
* Monitor and support compliance with federal and state regulations and other requirements.
Equity Stakeholder Engagement
* At the direction of the Chief Medical Officer or designee, represent MassHealth and OCA at the at the state, regional and national levels (research planning, scientific study groups, conferences, and committees).
Cross-Cutting Quality Initiatives
* Collaborate with a staff of individuals who provide direct support to MassHealth Programs and conduct the activities of the MassHealth Quality Office.
* Hire, advise and directly supervise and evaluate performance of other staff, as applicable. Provide functional supervision of other specific project/program staff as needed
* Review and monitor compliance with the federal and state regulations.
* Perform other duties as required.



























Qualifications



















REQUIRED EDUCATION
Master's Level Degree or equivalent in Health Care or Business Administration, Public Health, or a quality related health care field.

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE
2 - 3 years experience with health care quality and/or measurement and performance programs.
Experience with acute hospital, and/or accountable care organization quality measurement.
Project management experience.
Demonstrating excellent communication and presentation skills, both oral and written.

PREFERRED WORK EXPERIENCE
Experience implementing health equity initiatives at a health care organization.
Experience with program evaluation.





























Keywords: UMass Med School, Boston , Program Manager, MassHealth Health Equity Program - OCA (Hybrid), Accounting, Auditing , Boston, Massachusetts

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