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Conduent Healthcare Data Analyst / Healthcare Data Consultant in Sacramento, California

About Conduent

Through our dedicated associates, Conduent delivers mission-critical services and solutions on behalf of Fortune 100 companies and over 500 governments – creating exceptional outcomes for our clients and the millions of people who count on them.

You have an opportunity to personally thrive, make a difference and be part of a culture where individuality is noticed and valued every day.

Job Description

The Payment Method Development Team at Conduent provides expert insight and direction to Medicaid agencies to align healthcare payment incentives with quality care. We consult on healthcare payment approaches across the spectrum of care and guide the development and implementation of quality payment programs. We recognize the power of economic incentives to shape how healthcare is delivered and look for analysts who want to help achieve data-driven improvements in the healthcare system. This is a great opportunity for people who want to help make a difference in addressing the distinctive healthcare needs of the Medicaid populations.

As a professional services analyst/cconsultant, you’ll lead efforts to understand current healthcare payment and utilization, simulate payment policy alternatives, and design new payment programs. The successful candidate will work extensively with healthcare administrative data and should have a working knowledge of healthcare claims and major code sets (e.g., ICD-10, HCPCs, CPT). The role requires advanced knowledge of data tools to manage, manipulate and analyze large datasets. The ideal candidate would be proficient in SQL, Excel’s data manipulation tools such as vlookup and pivot tables, and Access. Ability to manipulate data in SAS and write Visual Basic scripts is a strong plus. Candidates should bring a sense of curiosity to data analysis and be able to think critically about results as they are developed. Candidates should also be able to visualize and present their findings clearly and effectively to a variety of audiences, through presentations and written reports.

Candidates will have the flexibility to telecommute from anywhere in the U.S. Occasional travel is required to Client sites.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Conduct investigative research to understand trends and changes in utilization and payment

  • Apply problem solving skills to develop analyses to address client questions

  • Develop and run simulations of changes in payment policy using SQL, SAS, Access and/or Excel, including recommending policy changes for analysis

  • Design and develop reports and presentations to communicate findings and simulation results to external clients

  • Apply comprehensive quality control to projects developed by other team members


  • 3-4 years of experience in data analysis (problem solving and critical thinking, not just reporting)

  • 3-4 years of experience producing written reports and presentations

  • 3-4 years of experience with healthcare administrative data

  • Master’s degree (especially in a healthcare-related field such as public health or healthcare economics) and/or clinical certifications preferred


Conduent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, sex/gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law.

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