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April 23, 2024
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Summary of the Data Analyst job at KFF

KFF is hiring a Data Analyst with 0 - 3 years of experience. Based in United States - Washington, D.C. and with Hybrid ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $83,200 - $92,000
About KFF

KFF is the independent source for health policy research, polling, and news.

Data Analyst job description

KFF is seeking a Data Analyst to work jointly with the Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured and Program on Medicare Policy - both part of the Health Policy program area at KFF -- on issues affecting individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. The analyst will be responsible for developing and carrying out research projects using assessment data from home health agencies and nursing facilities that participate in Medicaid or Medicare. Qualified applicants will demonstrate strong analytic skills, experience working with large data sets, and a genuine interest in issues facing people who need long-term care. Applicants should be enthusiastic about the work conducted by KFF and interested in joining a team dedicated to the unique operating style and mission of KFF.

Health Policy is one of three major KFF operating programs, along with Polling and Survey Research, and KFF Health News, a critical part of KFF’s mission.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build, manage, and analyze datasets to support work examining issues affecting individuals who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. This includes using research identifiable files from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services including at a minimum, the following files: Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS), Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS), Medicare Beneficiary Summary File (MBSF), and Minimum Data Set (MDS).
  • Develop and conduct quantitative analysis to better understand the use of home- and community-based services among people who have Medicaid and Medicare.
  • Conceptualize and prepare creative data displays including figures, tables, interactives, and other data visualizations.
  • Assist in writing briefs to communicate findings from the quantitative analysis.
Data Analyst job requirements

Minimum Desired Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Demonstrated interest or experience in Medicare and Medicaid or long-term care.
  • Minimum of one to two years working with large datasets, preferably health care claims (including Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS), Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS), Medicare Beneficiary Summary File (MBSF), and Minimum Data Set (MDS)), surveys, or administrative data.
  • Proven ability to apply research methods and statistical and economic concepts to answer policy questions, as demonstrated by academic training or work experience.
  • Experience programming in SAS required (experience with SQL or R preferred)
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative information to non-technical audiences, including through the creation of figures and other graphics.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

This full-time position will be based in KFF’s Washington, DC office, located downtown near Metro Center. KFF is currently working a hybrid schedule and requires all staff to work in the office a minimum of two days a week.

What we offer at KFF

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes an excellent benefits package.

The annual salary range for the Data Analyst position is between $83,200 and $92,000. Offers are based on the candidate's years of experience and KFF’s practice of upholding salary equity within the organization.

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Data Analyst

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June 14, 2024

About Our Company

KFF is the independent source for health policy research, polling, and news.

Job Description & Responsibilities

KFF is seeking a Data Analyst to work jointly with the Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured and Program on Medicare Policy - both part of the Health Policy program area at KFF -- on issues affecting individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. The analyst will be responsible for developing and carrying out research projects using assessment data from home health agencies and nursing facilities that participate in Medicaid or Medicare. Qualified applicants will demonstrate strong analytic skills, experience working with large data sets, and a genuine interest in issues facing people who need long-term care. Applicants should be enthusiastic about the work conducted by KFF and interested in joining a team dedicated to the unique operating style and mission of KFF.

Health Policy is one of three major KFF operating programs, along with Polling and Survey Research, and KFF Health News, a critical part of KFF’s mission.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build, manage, and analyze datasets to support work examining issues affecting individuals who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. This includes using research identifiable files from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services including at a minimum, the following files: Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS), Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS), Medicare Beneficiary Summary File (MBSF), and Minimum Data Set (MDS).
  • Develop and conduct quantitative analysis to better understand the use of home- and community-based services among people who have Medicaid and Medicare.
  • Conceptualize and prepare creative data displays including figures, tables, interactives, and other data visualizations.
  • Assist in writing briefs to communicate findings from the quantitative analysis.

Requirements

Minimum Desired Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Demonstrated interest or experience in Medicare and Medicaid or long-term care.
  • Minimum of one to two years working with large datasets, preferably health care claims (including Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS), Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS), Medicare Beneficiary Summary File (MBSF), and Minimum Data Set (MDS)), surveys, or administrative data.
  • Proven ability to apply research methods and statistical and economic concepts to answer policy questions, as demonstrated by academic training or work experience.
  • Experience programming in SAS required (experience with SQL or R preferred)
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative information to non-technical audiences, including through the creation of figures and other graphics.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

This full-time position will be based in KFF’s Washington, DC office, located downtown near Metro Center. KFF is currently working a hybrid schedule and requires all staff to work in the office a minimum of two days a week.

What we offer

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes an excellent benefits package.

The annual salary range for the Data Analyst position is between $83,200 and $92,000. Offers are based on the candidate's years of experience and KFF’s practice of upholding salary equity within the organization.

Apply now

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