Do you want to contribute to the research and analysis efforts of an innovative state agency focused on health care cost containment?
The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) seeks an experienced Senior Research Associate to join the HPC’s Research and Cost Trends team. A successful candidate will assist in generating high-quality, objective research necessary to supporting the HPC’s mission of monitoring health reform efforts and developing innovative health policy in Massachusetts. The Senior Research Associate will report directly to the Deputy Director for Research and Cost Trends.
Duties of this position may include, at minimum:
About the HPC
The HPC is an independent state agency that develops policy to reduce health care cost growth and improve the quality of patient care. The HPC has five core responsibilities: (1) monitoring the performance of the health care system, (2) analyzing the impact of health care market transactions on cost, quality, and access, (3) setting the health care cost growth benchmark, (4) investing in community health care delivery system transformation, and (5) certifying patient-medical homes (PCMHs) and accountable care organizations (ACOs). The HPC's 11-member Board provides oversight to the activities of the agency.
Experience working in health policy research is preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience. The HPC may adjust title and responsibilities depending on the experience, education, and expertise of the individual selected.
The HPC is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.