Massachusetts Health Policy Commission
Senior Manager for Health System Planning and Performance
Work daily to advance the goal of better health and better care – at a lower cost – for all people across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts! For more information, please contact HPC-Careers or visit massachusettshealthpolicycommission.applytojob.com.
The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC), established in 2012, is an independent state agency that develops policy to reduce health care cost growth and improve the quality of patient care. The HPC’s mission is to advance a more transparent, accountable, and equitable health care system through its independent policy leadership and innovative investment programs. The HPC’s goal is better health and better care – at a lower cost – for all residents across the Commonwealth.
The HPC seeks a Senior Manager to oversee the agency’s responsibilities related to analyzing the performance of the health care system and putting forth plans to improve health system performance, predominantly focusing on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is a terrific opportunity for an established health care professional to contribute to both the Commonwealth’s long-term health system planning and the Commonwealth’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The successful applicant will enjoy working as part of a team; have superb written, oral, and visual communication skills; excellent project and personnel management skills; a strong understanding of and passion for bettering the health care system and regulatory environment in Massachusetts; comfort and experience with data interpretation and analysis; and the ability to execute on competing priorities across multiple, fast-paced work streams. This position will report to the Director for Health System Planning and Performance within the Market Oversight and Transparency department.
Responsibilities will include:
For the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, responsibilities will also include:
The ideal candidate will have the following characteristics:
Salary is commensurate with experience. The HPC may adjust title and responsibilities depending on the experience, education, and expertise of the individual selected.
As employees of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Health Policy Commission staff are offered a great career opportunity working toward the goal of better health and better care at a lower cost across the Commonwealth – but it's more than just a paycheck. The state's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which should be considered toward overall compensation, including:
The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC), established in 2012, is an independent state agency charged with monitoring health care spending growth in Massachusetts and providing data-driven policy recommendations regarding health care delivery and payment system reform. Key activities include setting the health care cost growth benchmark; setting and monitoring provider and payer performance relative to the health care cost growth benchmark; creating standards for care delivery systems that are accountable to better meet patients’ medical, behavioral, and social needs; analyzing the impact of health care market transactions on cost, quality, and access; investing in community health care delivery and innovations; and safeguarding the rights of health insurance consumers and patients regarding coverage and care decisions by health plans and certain provider organizations. The HPC's 11-member Board provides oversight to the activities of the agency.
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.