CBO seeks Health Care Analyst

The analyst will focus primarily on coverage of mental health and substance abuse services in the Medicaid program and in related programs administered by the Department of Health and Human Services.  Candidates must have a graduate degree in public policy, public administration, public health, economics, or a related field and experience analyzing or working on public policy issues and strong skills in quantitative methods.  We would appreciate it if you can share this job announcement with your alumni.

CBO’s health analysts work closely with key Congressional staff as they develop federal health care policy. They prepare multiyear spending projections for federal health care programs, analyze the Administration’s budget proposals, and prepare cost estimates for legislation being considered by the Senate and House of Representatives. That legislation may consist of a wide range of proposals to modify the financing or delivery of health care-for example, proposals to modify the set of health care services that federal programs cover, the terms under which the federal government will pay for services, or the amount that the federal government or beneficiaries will pay for covered services.

Qualified and interested candidate should submit a cover letter, résumé, salary history, short writing sample, and contact information for three references at www.cbo.gov/careers. For more information click here.

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