Closing Date: 4/21/2017
Division/Unit: Direct Care & Treatment Services / Community Based Services
Salary Range: $82,894 - $118,661
The Deputy Inspector General for the Fraud and Financial Abuse Investigation Division will provide leadership and direction for fraud and abuse prevention, detection, investigations, overpayment recovery and prosecution of service providers and recipients across all DHS health, social services and economic assistance program areas.
- Provide leadership to the Surveillance and Integrity Review Section (SIRS) Medical Assistance provider investigations, and the Child Care Assistance Provider and public recipient Fraud Investigations Section.
- Identify high risk areas and the greatest potential return for improved fraud and waste reduction efforts within DHS program policies, county procedures and federal requirements.
- Provide direction and leadership in developing and implementing legislation and Department policies relative to the division's functions.
- Testify at legislative hearings and present at conferences as requested.
- Work in collaboration with other DHS administrations, counties and law enforcement agencies to ensure that DHS technical systems collect appropriate data or evidence to help identify patterns of abuse or potential provider or recipient candidates for investigations.
- Manage the executive administrative functions for the division and provide back-up to the Inspector General as required.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field such as law, public policy, business, or public policy.
- Five years of management experience that includes:
- Extensive knowledge of the Medicare and Medicaid program laws, regulations, manuals, and processes.
- Demonstrated knowledge of fraud, detection and investigation procedures.
- Managing the development and implementation of evolving policies, protocols and processes related to fraud and waste prevention, detection, and prosecution. Ability to develop and monitor a budget for a large, complex program.
- Understanding eligibility requirements for one or more DHS programs (e.g., child care, cash assistance, food support, Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare), and associated funding.
- Experience in communicating effectively - including public addresses and formal presentations -with a wide range of individuals and groups with diverse backgrounds.
- Master's degree in a related field such as law, public policy, business, or public policy.
- Knowledge of public services, intergovernmental roles, authorities and relationships with respect to budget development and administration, legislation development and promulgation of administrative and program rules.
- In-depth knowledge of the healthcare industry; fraud, waste and abuse audit operations; and claims handling and payment operations.
- Prior experience managing fraud and abuse reduction teams that include specialists with a clear sense of purpose, mission and priorities
- Legislative experience, including testifying, drafting legislation, and developing fiscal notes
How to Apply
To view the complete vacancy announcement with application details, visit http://www.mn.gov/careers Job ID 10218.
If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.
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