Research Analyst (Medicare Advantage), Remote



Bethesda, MD, USA
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024
The Research Analyst will support Aledade business goals with analyses that leverage rich data sources including national Medicare claims, other payer claims, electronic health records, and event notification data. They will work cross-functionally with partners across the product organization to surface insights on program performance and support recommendations for improvement.
This position will support Medicare Advantage risk assessment work including data quality and standardization across payers, base table design, maintenance and refresh, risk score calculations, profiling, chronic condition tracking and ad-hoc analyses. The successful candidate has strong analytical skills, intermediate to advanced SQL with preferred intermediate SAS, and a good handle on data quality validation.
Primary Duties:

Understand the problem space:

  • Work with teams across Aledade and external partners to understand and clarify questions and issues for data analysis and experiments.

Assist in analysis execution:

  • Design descriptive statistical analyses to answer key business questions.
  • Design and program code to integrate, evaluate, and analyze diverse data sources.
  • Perform data analysis and statistical modeling to generate actionable insights and solutions.

Assist in communicating analysis results:

  • Assist in working across teams at Aledade to identify implications of analysis results and translate findings into action.
  • Develop analytic products that accurately communicate insights from the data and inspire action.
  • Work closely with engineering and other product partners to enable analytic solutions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent quantitative analysis abilities, with a background in economics, business, health services, statistics, or related field
  • Ability to perform advanced analytical activities from gathering and clarifying business requirements and goals to defining, measuring, and communicating core operational metrics and providing insight to business partners
  • Experience accessing, transforming and summarizing data using SQL queries (intermediate to advanced) and SAS programs (intermediate).
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct nuanced analyses to produce accurate and unbiased results and tell the story of those results in data visualizations, presentations, and reports.
  • Attention to detail, particularly with version control (e.g. Git), data quality, documentation, and building repeatable processes
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage competing deadlines and priorities.
  • Values people with differing backgrounds and perspectives; supports effective interpersonal and intercultural engagement
  • Committed to serving teammates and patients with empathy and respect
  • Ability to manage complex analytics through the entire life cycle, from design through implementation, automation/productionalization and documentation
  • Preferred familiarity with Medicare Advantage Risk program and experience with healthcare data (claims, utilization, cost, quality, and related outcomes)
Who We Are:
Aledade, a public benefit corporation, exists to empower the most transformational part of our health care landscape - independent primary care. We were founded in 2014, and since then, we've become the largest network of independent primary care in the country - helping practices, health centers and clinics deliver better care to their patients and thrive in value-based care. Additionally, by creating value-based contracts across a wide variety of payers, we aim to flip the script on the traditional fee-for-service model. Our work strengthens continuity of care, aligns incentives, and ensures primary care physicians are paid for what they do best - keeping patients healthy. If you want to help create a health care system that is good for patients, good for practices and good for society - and if you're eager to join a collaborative, inclusive and remote-first culture - you've come to the right place.
What Does This Mean for You?
At Aledade, you will be part of a creative culture that is driven by a passion for tackling complex issues with respect, open-mindedness and a desire to learn. You will collaborate with team members who bring a wide range of experiences, interests, backgrounds, beliefs and achievements to their work - and who are all united by a shared passion for public health and a commitment to the Aledade mission.
In addition to time off to support work-life balance and enjoyment, we offer the following comprehensive benefits package designed for the overall well-being of our team members:
Flexible work schedules and the ability to work remotely are available for many roles
Health, dental and vision insurance paid up to 80% for employees, dependents, and domestic partners Robust time off plan 21 days of PTO in your first year 2 Paid Volunteer Days & 11 paid holidays
12 weeks paid Parental Leave for all new parents
6 weeks paid sabbatical after 6 years of service
Educational Assistant Program & Clinical Employee Reimbursement Program
401(K) with up to 4% match
Stock options
And much more!
At Aledade, we don’t just accept differences, we celebrate them! We strive to attract, develop, and retain highly qualified individuals representing the diverse communities where we live and work. Aledade is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment policies and decisions at Aledade are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
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