Medical Economist

Harrisburg, PA | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 03/17/2023 Job Number: 400457

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is now hiring Medical Economist in Harrisburg, PA. The Medical Economist would be working for a Fortune 500 company and has career growth potential. This would be full time / 40+ hours per week.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Kylie at A-Line Staffing

Medical Economist Compensation

  • The pay for this position is $35.00 – $40.00 per hour based on experience
  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after 90 days of employment and include health, optical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance
  • A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates

Medical Economist Highlights

  • This position is a contract assignment with potential to hire on permanently based upon attendance, performance, and business needs
  • The required availability for this position: Hours negotiable between 7:30AM - 5:00PM 7.5 hours per day
  • This is a remote position but must be a Pennsylvania resident to be considered
  • Requires limited travel in the local Harrisburg area for meetings

Medical Economist Responsibilities

  • Assist in the design and conduct of:
  • Fiscal and program analyses to support Pennsylvania Medical Assistance Program decision-making processes.
  • Analyses to support medical assistance business operating decisions and for tracking reporting and controlling of Medical Assistance costs.
  • Analyses to support the development of effective provider network management and reimbursement strategies or identification of abuse or waste in the Medical Assistance program.
  • Cost benefit analyses for new Medical Assistance initiatives
  • Medical Assistance cost trend analyses by geography services provider type place of service and other factors to discover trends and suggest action plans.
  • Fiscal and impact analysis of potential cost containment initiatives.
  • Large data set analyses to determine whether targeted cost savings were achieved or to identify future savings targets
  • Analyses of various data sets to recommend payment levels and provide fiscal impact estimates
  • Development and maintenance of healthcare payment reconciliation systems
  • Participate in meetings to advise Commonwealth staff on work results.
  • Prepare summary level papers and defend analyses completed.
  • Requires limited travel in the local Harrisburg area for meetings








Job Requirements


Medical Economist Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree and At least two 2 years of experience doing medical economic analyses
  • A working knowledge of inpatient and outpatient medical industry operations or claims analysis to identify aberrant billing patterns
  • High level proficiency in: SAS SQL data mining software and Microsoft Office Suite including Access Excel Power Point and Word
  • Experience in accessing. using and analyzing complex medical information databases
  • Requires limited travel in the local Harrisburg area for meetings
  • Attendance is mandatory for the first 90 days

Medical Economist Preferred Qualifications

  • A good working knowledge of Medicaid/Medical Assistance a plus but not required

If you think this Medical Economist position is a good fit for you, please reach out to me - feel free to call, e-mail, or apply to this posting!


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