• Medicaid Policy Senior Analyst

    Abt Associates Atlanta, GA 30309

    Job #2314076289

  • Organization Overview

    This is an incredibly exciting time to be a part of the Abt team! The Healthcare Portfolio is rapidly growing as we expand our footprint in these thriving markets. As we race into the years ahead, we will continue to serve as a trusted advisor to our clients in providing innovative, evidence-driven solutions that contribute to a healthier environment and the health and safety of individuals, families, and communities. We are market leaders in providing policy and regulatory support; advancing public health and clinical epidemiology; providing environmental science, natural resource management, and ecosystem restoration; shaping healthcare policy and health services delivery; responding to mental health and substance use disorders; and studying the criminal justice system. If you want to work in a dynamic and collaborative work environment that fosters professional growth and promotes a culture of innovation, thought leadership, technical excellence, and collaboration, Abt is the right place for you!


    Abt Associates seeks a qualified Medicaid Policy Senior Analyst in its Division of Health and Environment to support a range of research, implementation, and technical assistance projects. This position requires policy analysis, policy implementation, writing and/ research competencies and skills. It is an ideal position for someone with a health policy background who wishes to apply their knowledge to large Federal project(s) and is a pathway to leadership opportunities within Abt.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities May Include

    • Support design, planning and implementation of projects related to healthcare policy initiatives

    • Analyzing and implementing key policy provisions on behalf of clients

    • Developing talking points, memos, and deliverables with high quality and strategic viewpoints

    • Provide administrative project management, including coordinating meetings and teams

    • Develop training materials

    • Support business development, including managing or writing on proposals

    • Occasional domestic travel

    Preferred Skills / Prerequisites

    • Masters of Public Health (MPH), Master of Public Policy OR a Masters of Science (MS) AND at least 3 years of experience in public health/health services research field

    • Excellent writing

    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

    • Ability to present oneself in a professional manner to and on behalf of clients

    • Understanding of federal government healthcare policies and programs

    • Knowledge of publicly-funded healthcare and other benefit programs, specifically Medicaid

    • Demonstrated capabilities in managing project tasks and budgets

    • Works effectively on teams

    • Previous experience with federal or state clients such as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, state Medicaid or public health programs

    Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor's Degree + Five years of relevant experience, or Master's Degree + Three years of relevant experience, or PhD

    The position offers an anticipated base salary of approximately $69,118 to $110,589 and may vary by ten percent depending on candidate geographical location. Salary offers are made based on internal equity and market analysis.

    Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

    Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.