Employment Opportunities

​HSCRC Associate Director III
Hospital Rate Regulation and Review

The Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) seeks an Associate Director to help implement innovative health care reforms in Maryland’s hospital system.  The HSCRC is responsible for developing, refining, and implementing Commission policy geared toward achieving its mandate of providing maximum efficiency and effectiveness at Maryland hospitals and achieving the goals of the Maryland All-Payer model approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  The Commission is an independent agency of Maryland government and is unique in the U.S. because it sets hospital rates for self-pay and commercial patients as well as for Medicaid and Medicare patients as a result of its waiver from Medicare’s Prospective Payment System.

The Associate Director will assist in implementing new payment models, calculating a hospital’s rate structure, and reviewing Certificate of Need and Comfort Order requests.  Main duties include:

  • Assisting the Principal Deputy Director of Rate Setting and Executive Director in developing, implementing, updating, and amending existing and new payment methodologies designed to reduce per capita costs and increase quality.
  • Supporting and reviewing the calculations of the annual updates to hospital global budgets, as well as unit rates and rate corridors.
  • Supporting analytics needs for evaluating hospital performance and progress under the All Payer Model.
  • Assisting in the review and evaluation of Commission initiated or hospital submitted rate reviews.
  • Assisting in the review of Comfort Order requests made by hospitals in regard to capital funding requests.
  • Assisting in the review of Certificate of Need (CON) requests submitted by hospitals to the Maryland Health Care Commission.

Maryland is leading the nation in implementing ground breaking health care reforms.  This position is an exciting opportunity to participate in transformative work to modernize health care financing and payment models.  Employees will have an integral role in changing the landscape of healthcare in Maryland and the nation.

MIMIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: The position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, hospital administration or health care administration/policy from an accredited college or university; four years of progressively responsible experience is preferred; experience in the health care field is preferred;  experience in the review and analysis of data, including hospital financial statements; experience in Medicare cost report analysis and case mix data analysis; and detailed experience in auditing and evaluating supporting documentation; 

The successful candidate must possess strong Excel skills.  Other programming skills are desirable, but not required.  A successful candidate must also demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate and interact with staff, hospitals officials, consultants and other health care officials.

SALARY: Salary Range of $83,836 - $134,749

FRINGE BENEFITS: Excellent State Benefits/Leave package


Please apply online by April 3, 2018 at https://www.jobapscloud.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=18&R2=009248&R3=0001