REPORTS TO: Director, Market Strategy and Analytics
LOCATION: Washington, D.C.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Data Analyst plays a key role in ACHP’s market competitiveness work that demonstrates the differentiated value our member organizations provide to their communities. This individual designs both quantitative and qualitative assessments of health plan performance, with a focus in the areas of federal policy and markets. The analysis and insights allow ACHP member organizations to understand their market positioning and quantify the impact of the key policy issues on ACHP’s advocacy agenda. It also is a key piece of ACHP’s external communications work, demonstrating our members’ superior value.  The Data Analyst collaborates closely with executives at member organizations to coordinate learning events that promote innovative thinking and solutions to the critical issues. Successful candidates will be a quick learner, team player and have experience with analytic techniques to produce high quality deliverables. The Data Analyst plays a key role in the overall success of the organization. This position offers lots of growth opportunities with constantly identifying ways to enhance our data analytics capabilities.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyze public and member-reported datasets to better understand health plan quality performance, competitive market landscape, and business impacts.
  • Manage ACHP’s suite of databases, tools and resources.
  • Develop and lead analytic presentations to clearly and concisely convey insights for key internal and external audiences.
  • Build close relationships with executives and other leaders at member organizations to identify and develop solutions for critical issues affecting their success.
  • Eager to learn and apply knowledge of health plan and provider operations in combination with data-driven analyses to develop and refine programs and tools to improve ACHP member performance and market position.
  • Work closely with ACHP policy and clinical innovations staff to advance the ACHP advocacy agenda and clinical priorities, including Medicare Advantage and the public program quality rating system.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, economics, computer science, business, public health, or similar area of study required; Graduate degree in mentioned areas preferred.
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Project management experience preferred.
  • Quantitative skills that include the ability to create data visualizations, be facile with descriptive statistics, understand causative versus associative relationships and incorporate evaluations of various data collection methodologies into analytic assessments.
  • Experience with statistical, database and data visualization software including Excel, SAS, Python and Tableau; ability to create Access or SQL databases.
  • Familiarity and interest in working with a variety of health care and related data sources, including CMS enrollment data, American Community Survey (ACS) data, HEDIS, CAHPS and CMS Medicare Advantage Star Ratings.
  • Knowledge of Medicare Advantage, Medicaid and public exchange regulatory environments (payment structures, risk mitigation, etc.) preferred.
  • Knowledge of health care markets including commercial and public lines of business; experience working at a health plan a plus.
  • Interest in understanding the connections between health care policy and real-world business dynamics.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Work is in an office environment
  • May be occasionally required to stand, walk or reach with arms

 ACHP does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions, and a woman’s right to breastfeed), disability (physical or mental), age (18 and older), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, political affiliation, marital status, veteran or military status, tobacco use, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit a resume and cover letter to ACHP Human Resources at hr@achp.org. Please include Data Analyst, Market Competitiveness, along with your first initial and last name in the subject line of your e-mail message.

COMPANY PROFILE

The Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) is a leadership organization that brings together innovative community-based, non-profit health plans and provider organizations that are among America’s best at delivering affordable, high-quality coverage and care to their communities. ACHP member organizations provide coverage and care for more than 22 million Americans across 34 states and the District of Columbia. Our members collaborate to identify problems, share information and work toward solutions to health care’s biggest challenges. Their work is the foundation for ACHP’s advocacy on behalf of better health care nationally.