The Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) Resource Center Specialist primary responsibility is to serve as the policy specialist for the Disability Services Division (DSD) to provide technical assistance and dissemination of MMIS policy information for disability waivers, on-line system problem resolution for DSD waiver program policy staff as well as lead agency staff involved in developing new programs and providing ongoing health care services to Minnesotans with disabilities in the various health care waiver programs.
Job Responsibilities include:
Maintaining an on-line system support function for counties and a policy interpretation function so that the health care programs for the disabled are administered in compliance with federal and state regulations, statutes, rules, manuals, policies, and procedures.
Provides technical assistance to lead agencies regarding such issues as MMIS screening documents, waiver agreements, service agreements, billing, appeals, MMIS edits, policy questions, and interpretation of federal and state statutes and rules.
Research, analyze, and interpret policy for lead agencies and division staff.
Serve as principal resource in providing technical assistance for lead agencies and division staff contacting the Helpdesk for assistance in reviewing, creating and approving key PCA documents and related information in the MMIS system and assure the information is accurate and in compliance with federal and state statutes and rules.
Two (2) years professional experience in federal or state policy analysis, evaluation, or investigation for medical assistance waiver programs.
Experience must demonstrate the following:
Research and data analysis to understand and interpret the application of policies and their impact; and
Utilizing multiple, complex software and databases; knowledge of MMIS, the data warehouse or reporting software used to gather data to inform policy areas.
Bachelors or higher degree in public administration, vocational rehabilitation, psychology, social work, human services, or related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional experience.
Gather information regarding policies and procedures to structure analysis and provide expert guidance to MMIS users and other DSD staff and stakeholders.
Interpret rules, laws, policies, and agreements; consult with peers and supervisors with respect to how rules, laws, and agreements are applied to processes.
Basic knowledge of DSD policies, procedures, processes, programs, funding sources and business goals.
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.
REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.
Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
This position is located in Minnesota's great capital city, St. Paul. The State of Minnesota offers employees subsidies for public transportation allowing for convenient and easy access to commute to work. Ride the new METRO "Green Line" Light Rail Train to work! The 10th Street Station is located close by.
Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.
How to Apply
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If you have questions about the position, contact Katy Olson at Katy.b.Olson@state.mn.us
If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate and the Job posting ID#/number to Yakeata Lubitz at Yakeata.Lubitz@state.mn.us by the position close date.
If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Human Services’ ADA Coordinator at 651-431-4945 or DHS_ADA@state.mn.us for assistance.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
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