Title: Consultant- Medicaid/State Health Policy, Transactions & Strategy

Overview

BRG is seeking to expand its Medicaid policy team and the ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of relevant Medicaid policy experience. This role will involve research and expert analysis of federal and state Medicaid policy and other state-level healthcare policy and healthcare markets. The position provides an extensive opportunity to develop expertise on healthcare policy and Medicaid policy. This expertise, research and analysis will be developed into written and oral presentations to clients. Initially, this individual will work as part of a team with both experienced Medicaid experts and junior staff and will have some staff management responsibilities. With development of expertise and demonstration of competency the individual will be expected to take on a leadership role, including client interaction, on individual projects.

BRG’s Healthcare Transactions & Strategy (HTS) practice works with healthcare providers and healthcare payers and private equity investors into healthcare provider and healthcare payer businesses. HTS analyzes federal and state policy for Medicare and Medicaid as well as commercial payer policies and healthcare compliance. Our analysis synthesizes for our clients the interaction of public policy and commercial payer policy with healthcare business and healthcare economics. Senior members of our DC office have significant policy experience and have served in positions for Congress and the Executive Branch.

Responsibilities

• Demonstrate healthcare policy expertise and healthcare industry expertise. 


• Medicaid policy expertise is the key responsibility 


• Plan and manage client engagements and discreet segments of larger projects—with a focus on Medicaid policy 


• Delegate assignments to staff, instruct and monitor progress, and review work product for completeness and accuracy. 


• Generate client deliverables and make valuable contributions to diligence projects. 


• Manage client relationships and communicate results and work product as appropriate. 


• Demonstrate creativity and efficient use of relevant software tools and analytical 
methods.

• Participate in group practice meetings, contribute to business development initiatives and 
office functions such as staff training and recruiting.

• Prioritize assignments and responsibilities in order to meet goals and deadlines.

Qualifications

• A degree (e.g., BS, BBA, MA, MS, MBA, MPH, MHA, etc.) with a focus in healthcare policy, particularly Medicaid policy. 


• 3 - 5 years of work experience with a primary focus on Medicaid policy at the federal or state level: Medicaid policy analyst, Medicaid consulting or operations experience to regulators, providers, and payors.

• Substantive Medicaid policy experience is the most significant qualification 


• Government policy experience, such as state Medicaid program, Congressional staff, or 
CMS staff, particularly valuable. 


• 3 - 5 years of experience with Medicaid payment policies, waivers, or delivery system 
design 


• Data analytics experience and programming skill a plus 


• Desire and ability to manage processes and junior staff. 


• Commitment to producing high quality analysis and attention to details. 


• Keen interest in healthcare policy and healthcare industry and research. 


• Strong verbal and written communication skills. 


• Desire to work within a team environment.


Candidate must be able to submit verification of his/her legal right to work in the United States, without company sponsorship.


BRG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.