Capitol Correspondence - 06.17.19

CMS Seeks Applications for Director of Disabled, Elderly Health Programs Group

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ANCOR is sharing this announcement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) because of the relevance the vacancy has to disability supports, and also as a notification should any of our members seek to apply.

As shared by CMS:

Are you interested in being on the cutting-edge of the evolving U.S. health care system? Do you possess the desire and skills to run and advance a Medicaid policy team to help improve Medicaid health programs and policies that touch the lives of millions of Americans? If you answered yes to these questions, then you should keep reading.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the largest purchaser of health care in the world, is currently seeking a passionate individual with a background in health care policy leadership to serve in its Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS), Disabled and Elderly Health Programs Group (DEHPG) as Director. At CMS, we are fully committed to the nation’s health and if you have a vision for the future and are looking for the perfect opportunity to enhance your strategic skills and give back to the community through public service, then come and be a part of the our dynamic environment.

As Group Director, you will provide leadership and executive direction for four broad program areas within the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) Medicaid: (1) benefit design for all populations, including Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT), pharmacy, regular state plan services and alternative benefit plans; (2) administration of the federal Medicaid pharmacy rebate program; (3) oversight of Medicaid integrated health care delivery system authorities, including managed care plans, primary Care Case Management (PCCM), Health Homes and Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE); and (4) oversight of long term services and supports (LTSS) waivers and state plan services for the nation’s disabled and elderly Medicaid health care beneficiaries.  

You will establish the overall internal policies, procedures, objectives, and priorities. You will lead and coordinate subordinate managers and staff. You will also be engaging with high-ranking State and Federal officials and developing ongoing working relationships with relevant entities, including other Federal agencies, States, provider organizations, beneficiary groups, and advocacy organizations.

At CMS, we make a real difference in people’s lives and our passion for helping others drives our culture of excellence. Visit the full vacancy for official information regarding this position by clicking here.”