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Healthfirst Healthcare Analyst in New York, New York

Hello! Thank you for considering Healthfirst for your next career opportunity.

Who we are:

Healthfirst was founded by a collection of major healthcare systems in the New York area to emphasize high quality of care, and better patient outcomes. We have grown into New York’s largest not-for-profit health insurer, and cover over 1.6 million members in New York City and on Long Island, as well as in Westchester, Sullivan, Orange, and Rockland counties. Healthfirst accomplishes this all while following our value-based model, and collaborating with our hospital sponsors and provider partners through our provider delivery system.

More about the team, and the role:

Transactional healthcare data is the lifeline for our value-based payment model. The Risk Adjustment & Encounters Reporting team is unique, as it relies on establishing workstreams and developing partnerships across the care continuum to ensure data accuracy and integrity prior to its submission to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the New York State Department of Health. As the Healthcare Analyst, you will be serving a critical role by working with both internal and external constituencies to Healthfirst to ensure that the data for our membership is complete and accurate.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Utilize research methods to perform impact and exploratory analyses on large data sets to support financial analyses

  • Use data to tell a story that disseminates key insights to drive the business to action

  • Conduct ad-hoc analyses for cross-departmental efforts in support of the Healthfirst risk model

  • Develop reports and dashboards to deliver impactful and actionable insights to senior leaders using Tableau, Powerpoint and Excel

  • Keep abreast of healthcare regulations and reforms and their impact on Healthfirst and hospital performance

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

  • Familiar with healthcare data

  • Work experience with SAS and/or SQL where you have created complex queries, pulled large data sets, performed data manipulations/analysis

  • Experience with advanced MS Excel functions and pivot tables

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well in a team oriented environment

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in STEM, Public Health or Business

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • High proficiency with SQL or SAS

  • Work experience in the healthcare industry, focusing on Medicaid or Medicare programs

  • Comfortable building models to analyze business impact

  • Experience using data visualization tools like Tableau

  • Interested in mastering new technology and training fellow team members

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disability Act or a similar law and want a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to or calling 212-519-1798 . In your email please include a description of the accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a position within Healthfirst Management Services will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied. Thank you for considering a career with Healthfirst Management Services.

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