Tuesday, July 23, 2024

CMS to add Data Analytics Lead

As the Director, Data Analytics and Systems Group, CPI, you will provide leadership and executive direction for CMS’ comprehensive analytics strategy, including providing statistical and data analysis for Program Integrity (PI) issues in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, as well as identifying emerging fraud trends through data mining and other advanced analytical techniques.  You will provide strategic leadership, vision, and executive oversight of internal and external technical activities related to PI management strategies, system development and enhancements, integration with the Agency’s legacy systems, and maintenance. You will represent CMS at Congressional briefings and hearings, conducts media interviews, and serves as an advisor to CMS’ Office of Legislation on key fraud detection legislative proposals… Read More Here.

G2X TAKE: The announcement that CMS is seeking a new Data Analytics Director to lead a comprehensive analytics strategy for the Center for Program Integrity (CPI), begs the question of what happened to current Director, Raymond Wedgeworth. While that still remains unclear, what we do know is that this group, led by Dr. Shantanu Agrawal has had a lot of success, including recent claims of saving $1.5B in Medicare Fraud, and this person will have their hands full supporting this highly visible organization.  


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Jackie Gilbert
Jackie Gilbert
Jackie Gilbert is a Content Analyst for FedHealthIT and Author of 'Anything but COVID-19' on the Daily Take Newsletter for G2Xchange Health and FedCiv.

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