Financial Consultant

Arizona HealthcarePhoenix, AZ

10 months ago


Job Title

Financial Consultant

Job Location

Address: 801 East Jefferson Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034 Remote Options: Available

Job Overview

The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona’s Medicaid agency, is seeking a Financial Consultant to join our dynamic and dedicated team. As a Financial Consultant at AHCCCS, you will be responsible for managing FFS fee schedules, reviewing reimbursement rates, and recommending improvements in rate-setting systems and practices.


Salary: $68,000 - $72,000 per year


  • Manage FFS fee schedules, including Hospital Outpatient Fee Schedule, Hospital Inpatient APR-DRG Program, and Other Hospital Fee Schedule Methodologies.
  • Review, evaluate, and recommend improvements in reimbursement rates and existing rate-setting systems and practices.
  • Develop reimbursement rates by analyzing fiscal impact to the state and financial impact on providers.
  • Implement and maintain fee schedules used to reimburse up to $3 billion in health care services each year.
  • Produce complex financial estimates and related internal financial reporting.
  • Perform regular and ad-hoc auditing and analysis of service utilization, cost of provision, and financial impacts.
  • Advise management on reimbursement rate issues and financial effects of rate and policy changes.
  • Implement DSH supplemental payment program and complete all required reports.
  • Study legislation, rules, policies, and procedural guidelines to devise approaches for implementation.
  • Provide expertise in financial/fiscal data analysis, statistical analysis, and health care industry coding standards.


  • Coursework in intermediate/advanced level statistics, applied research methodology, and computer applications.
  • Working knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid payment regulations, rate-setting methodologies, and financial reporting.
  • Familiarity with mainframe and PC computer systems and application software.
  • Strong analytical, research, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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  • Finance17%

  • Economics16%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations13%

  • Accounting10%

  • Management Science6%

  • 284 other majors36%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • PwC
  • Ernst & Young
  • Deloitte
  • J.P. Morgan
  • KPMG
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Phoenix, AZ | $3,317/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,418

  • Miscellaneous$825

  • Food$420

  • Utilities$368

  • Transportation$286


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