Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey

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    Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is a new, nonprofit member-driven health plan with just one mission: to bring quality, affordable health insurance to independent workers, small businesses, and others not offered employee-sponsored health plans in New Jersey.

    HRINJ is a CO-OP, or Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan, and we are collaborative, friendly, open-minded, adaptable, creative, and action-oriented. We work in a fast-paced and fun environment, and are constantly exploring interesting new ideas that can help our CO-OP drive some of the most important health market reforms.

    To apply: 
    Email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to resume@newjersey.healthrepublic.us, with the job title in which you are interested listed in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. Your cover letter should reflect your interest in the position and HRINJ as an organization.

  • Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is seeking a Financial Analyst with experience in health insurance or hospital finance to forecast and track trends in health insurance claims utilization.  He or she prepares analyses and reports to support Finance Department reporting to the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance (NJ DOBI).  The Financial Analyst anticipates and reports to senior management regarding budgetary outcomes.

    Responsibilities:

    • Reviews claims activity and engages in complex analyses based on various demographics, i.e., age, sex, etc.
    • Identifies and tracks trends in claims utilization and identifies various indicators affecting claims costs.
    • Collects and prepares analyses of financial data for reporting to the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance (NJ DOBI).
    • Queries, analyzes, and designs reports from company enrollment records and health claims data warehouse.
    • Tracks and analyzes percentage premium costs vs. percentage claims costs on an ongoing basis.
    • Analyzes medical expenses and applies business metrics to determining health insurance premiums.
    • Translates numbers into recommendations for reducing per-member, per-month costs.
    • Makes budgetary projections, forecasting where numbers are expected to be on- and off-target, and prepares periodic financial reports for internal review.
    • Prepares reports for and delivers PowerPoint presentations to internal and external stakeholders.

     

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree with 3 to 5 years relevant work experience.
    • Familiarity with claims data and ICD-9 and CPT codes, with the ability to research and analyze medical data trends.
    • Detail-oriented with good judgment and knowledge of overall business metrics.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to conduct presentations for small to large group meetings.
    • Experience with billing for various types of health insurance or hospital claims.
    • Ability to interact with various levels of management as well as clients.
    • Experience interacting with bureaucratic entities to gather data and information.
    • Skilled in Microsoft Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is seeking a Data Integrity Analyst to implement ongoing requirements pertaining to all aspects of the organization’s Qualified Health Plan (QHP) functions related to the Federal Facilitated Marketplace (FFM). The Data Integrity Analyst will collaborate with key partners to ensure all federal, internal and external requirements are executed according to schedule. Key partners include, but are not limited the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), The NJ Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI), The US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), third party vendors, consultants, etc.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for day-to-day oversight and implementation of program needs and deliverables, including specified templates, financial templates, ad-hoc write ups, tracking documents, and other forms as required; Provides regular, periodic status updates to supervisor on all projects.
    • Works with staff across the organization to identify operational and business impacts of new, existing, and revised regulations, develops recommendations, documents potential business opportunities and challenges, and presents information to management team and other designated staff.
    • Mitigates project conflicts and resource allocation issues.
    • Monitors requests and regulations related to the FFM and maintains databases to include most current information.
    • Provides administrative and technical support to the management team including report generation, presentation preparation, maintenance of files, etc.
    • Attend Exchange-related project meetings, and updates management team on key items; disseminates technical information as required.
    • Interacts with regulatory agencies for clarification, interpretation, and/or additional information related to agency requests and published regulations.

     

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Prior health insurance experience required with 3-5 years of professional level analytical experience.
    • Experience working with health plan enrollment process and knowledge of HIPAA, PPACA, and/or FFMs preferred.
    • Ability to review, analyze, and interpret regulatory requirements in clear and concise manner.
    • Decisive with ability to exercise good judgment under pressure.
    • Ability to manage competing responsibilities and meet multiple, simultaneous deadlines.
    • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with employees at all levels.
    • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills and excellent data analysis, reporting and presentation skills.
  • Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is seeking a Health Plan Sales Representative to join the Marketing and Sales team. The Representative will develop and implement a sales strategy for enrollment growth in a planned territory, or a specified geographic area. Knowledge of New Jersey small group and individual market line of products/services is required with capability to understand new healthcare marketplace nuances. The Representative will work with local groups to educate the general public on healthcare reform and the healthcare marketplace as well as the Federal exchange and the CO-OP.

    Responsibilities:

    • Perform sales presentations or demonstrations of company products and services to General Agents, brokers, employers and members with primary focus on growing membership.
    • Penetrate targeted client base and generate sales from within that client base.
    • Develop deep knowledge of new healthcare individual and small group marketplace, and become knowledgeable of on- and off-marketplace enrollment practices.
    • Emphasize product/service features and benefits, quote prices, discuss payment terms, and prepare sales order forms and/or reports.
    • Build and foster a network of production sources to create new opportunities for continued revenue growth.
    • Generate and maintain a network of brokers/producers to increase membership growth by attending sales events, conducting broker seminars, attending client finalist presentations, etc.
    • Conduct enrollment meetings when needed, and develop membership recruitment methods that best align with the new healthcare marketplace model.
    • Always maintain professionalism, tact, diplomacy, and sensitivity to portray the Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey in a positive manner.
    • Properly manage sales call schedule to cover assigned territory in a time-efficient manner, producing required results.
    • Proficiently use marketing data and applicable sales management software tools skills to track and retain relevant sales data.

     

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent experience.
    • Current New Jersey Life and Health Insurance License.
    • Minimum of five years’ experience working in Health Insurance Sales with brokers and general agents in the New Jersey markets.
    • Group and Individual sales experience with a customer service background and the ability to communicate well to diverse audiences.
    • Proven track record of building a productive broker distribution network.
    • Knowledge of New Jersey small group and individual market line of products and services with the ability to understand new healthcare marketplace nuances.
    • In-depth understanding of the PPACA and new healthcare marketplace, as well as the ability to clearly communicate insurance requirements and opportunities to potential customers.
    • Ability to maintain professionalism, tact, diplomacy, and sensitivity in interactions with the public.
    • Self-motivated and disciplined with a strong work ethic.
    • Knowledge of CRM preferred.
  • Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is seeking a Market Research Analyst who will be primarily responsible for sourcing and interpreting data, extraction of critical insights, strategy creation, and developing best practices around the significant use of market data. This will include formulating reports and making recommendations based upon research findings to help drive and achieve organizational goals. This role is within the marketing and sales department and identifies critical trends, industry intelligence, and opportunities and threats, while informing forecasting and strategic efforts..

    The successful candidate will:

    • Have previous work experience in marketing, sales or business.
    • Have a solid understanding of traditional, digital and syndicated research tools and meticulous attention to detail.
    • Demonstrate an instinctive knowledge of what an audience needs when presenting ideas and research concepts.
    • Maximize available research tools/resources to make decisions; recommend new approaches when necessary.
    • Have the ability to communicate in a timely, concise and direct manner.
    • Possess a sense of humor and the capacity to support the mission, focus and growth of the first and only healthcare CO-OP in the state of New Jersey.

    Responsibilities:

    • Collect and analyze data insights on market conditions, customer demographics, preferences, needs, and buying habits to identify potential markets and factors affecting product demand and for use in marketing and sales planning.
    • Follow health trends and become an expert in understanding significant trends/leanings in health reform.
    • Prepare reports of findings, illustrating data graphically and translating complex findings into written text.
    • Measure and assess customer feedback via discrete channels, such as website and social media.
    • Identify market intelligence gaps.
    • Gather statistical data on competitors and analyze prices, sales and marketing strategies.
    • Forecast and track marketing and sales trends.
    • Measure the effectiveness of marketing, advertising, and communications programs and strategies.
    • Work closely with sales and marketing, developing consultative relationships with this staff and strategic plans for the use of market and competitive information and the impact on the organization.

     

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably higher, in marketing/market research, business, economics, or related field.
    • 4+ years’ experience within the health insurance industry, or other similar environments.
    • Internet research skills, and abilities using spreadsheets, PowerPoint, and other software.
    • Knowledge of competitive and market analysis tools and statistics.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Skilled at influencing and collaborating with all levels of an organization.
    • Self-motivated with the ability to support a team approach in using data to bring about positive company results.
  • Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is seeking a Member Engagement and Outreach Associate to join the Member Engagement and Marketing team, with a focus on the southern part of New Jersey. The Associate will report to the Manager of Member Engagement and focus on conducting outreach with community stakeholders and other organizations in this region.

    This staff member will work with locally based groups in South Jersey to educate them on health reform and the marketplace/exchange, as well as the CO-OP. All Member Engagement and Outreach Associates are required to obtain a License to sell Health and Accident Insurance in the state of New Jersey within 3 months of date of hire, if not in possession of this License when they join HRINJ.

    Responsibilities:

    • Conduct outreach calls and identify and visit targeted geographic areas and hubs with potential members to ensure there is an understanding of HRINJ and its benefits, and to emphasize the importance of health care for those who are uninsured.
    • Identify and follow up with a broad array of generated leads, including those received from other staff.
    • Receive research, review and streamline processes, and track all incoming lead referrals and recruitment efforts.
    • Assist with development and coordination of events and other community activities that meet established criteria for optimal outreach.
    • Provide feedback on how to best reach local community using paid/unpaid media.
    • Work with volunteers and other community partners in identifying opportunities for member engagement.
    • Assist in preparing and submitting projects, reports or assignments as needed to meet organizational objectives.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

     

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • B. A. or B.S. degree required.
    • Must be in possession of or able to attain a New Jersey State Health & Accident Insurance License within the first 3 months of employment.
    • Strong experience managing organizational outreach and member marketing efforts for a member-driven constituency, health plan or other relevant company.
    • Ability to travel frequently and regularly to and throughout the southern part of New Jersey.
    • 3-5 years of marketing, outreach and/or community organizing experience.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Expert familiarity and agility using new and emerging communication/social media technologies.
    • Ability to manage and contribute to multiple projects, both individual and team-based.
    • Must have a collaborative work style and entrepreneurial spirit.
    • Must be available to participate in offsite meetings and events during weekday evenings and on weekends as needed or required.
    • Knowledge of Salesforce software preferred.
  • Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is seeking a talented Quality Data Analyst to monitor processes and systems improvement databases. He or she evaluates the impact of quality program activities and performance indicators that lead to improved quality of care and patient health outcomes. The Data Analyst supports Population Health program goals and objectives for HRINJ Health Plans, and ensures that members are engaged with actionable opportunities for health management and improvement.

    Responsibilities:

    • Manages projects, HEDIS, CAHPS and Quality Improvement (QI) data collection using data management software.
    • Provides subject matter expertise on data integrity and integration.
    • Researches, analyzes, interprets and maps QI data workflows for new and ongoing disease state measures/programs.
    • Presents at Quality Improvement Committees, identifying targeted areas for discussion and assisting with mechanisms to demonstrate improvement.
    • Assists with coordination of vendor quality interventions and troubleshoots data-related issues and concerns as they arise.
    • Assists with development and reporting of member/provider communications, e.g., push educational and reminder notifications, community resources, provider report cards, etc.
    • Collaborates with the Medical Director and across improvement teams to evaluate QI program quality effectiveness in improving quality of care.
    • Works with the Quality and Population Health Director to assess performance indicators of patient health outcomes.
    • Monitors claims data against projections to ensure that Population Health Program and QI activities achieve objectives.
    • Supports member, provider chart reviews, and external regulatory activities.
    • Assists with other quality-related activities as needed.

     

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree, with experience in healthcare and/or related field.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage continuous quality improvement, including collection and analysis of data and implementation of proposed solutions.
    • Knowledge of principles related to meaningful use and quality improvement.
    • Ability to analyze and present data to groups and individuals.
    • Excellent time management skills with attention to detail and effective organizational and communication skills.
    • Must have experience with HEDIS, CAHPS and QI data collection using data management software.
  • Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is seeking a Technical Coordinator is responsible for identifying and building HRINJ organizational relationships with technical representatives of the Federal government (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS), decision makers and information sources. He or she will attend and document all technical discussions, seminars/webinars, and events, and provide applicable feedback and actionable items to stakeholders, such as internal staff and key vendor partners.

    Responsibilities:

    • Regularly participate in all technical discussions, seminars/webinars, and events, for a total of about 20 hours per week.
    • Identify key roles at the federal level, and establish positive and productive working relationships with key staff members at CMS.
    • Develop, implement and monitor systems for ensuring all aspects of federal guidance are clearly understood by internal and external partners at HRINJ.
    • Document and distribute all technical information as provided by CMS to appropriate HRINJ staff members and key vendor partners.
    • Ensure ongoing, timely resolution of emergent problems and issues for HRINJ and its key vendors as related to CMS.
    • Act as an internal resource for resolution of all technical considerations under federal domain.
    • Develop a schedule of calls of all types, including technical, and ensure HRINJ has appropriate and adequate representation on all calls.
    • Record and report back on topics, subjects and actionable items to all applicable HRINJ staff members and related key vendor partners.
    • Perform other related functions as needed or required.

     

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Requires minimum Bachelor’s degree in Business/Management, Communications, or English.
    • IT experience preferred, but not required.
    • Basic understanding of how eligibility and claims data move between systems (e.g. 834, 837).
    • Basic understanding of how enrollment and claims systems function, especially in a distributed environment.
    • Detail-oriented with significant documentation and outlining skills.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and Access.
    • Self-motivated and disciplined with a strong work ethic.
  • Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is seeking a Web Coordinator to focus on its member web portal with the overall goal of enhancing member experience. In addition to working with vendors to guide development of the member portal, the Web Coordinator will help create a unified technical vision for the HRINJ website. The Web Coordinator will develop goals with the Information Technology and Marketing departments internally, and work closely with vendors to coordinate implementation.

    Responsibilities:

    • Develop a new, unified vision for HRINJ’s member web portal in collaboration with HRINJ Information Technology and Marketing Departments.
    • Establish and pursue specified goals for redesigning member portal in keeping with new vision, maintaining a focus throughout on improving overall member experience.
    • Assess technical capacity of vendors, and work with each to redevelop member-facing webpages in keeping with unified vision.
    • Serve as primary contact for vendors, addressing any barriers to achieving vision for redesigned member portal, including technical and organizational issues, etc.
    • Work with Marketing Department to redesign and develop content for member portal.
    • Develop and implement plan for transitioning from current domain to new domain.
    • Work with vendors to manage and troubleshoot any issues that arise in maintaining changes to member portal.
    • Perform all activities in the member portal, including plan development, task definition, monitoring progress, status reporting, and project documentation.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned or directed.

     

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in an information technology-related or marketing field and/or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
    • Minimum 5 years' experience designing and/or developing websites.
    • Experience with secure portals, ideally with member-based organizations.
    • Skilled in multitasking and able to engage in team work, with a proven record of taking projects to completion.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Experience working in the Marketing field preferred.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity and Accommodation Statement:
    Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, family medical history or genetic information, liability for military service, mental or physical disability, perceived disability, AIDS and HIV status, and any other legally protected status. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.  If you require disability accommodation to apply for this position, please contact the Human Resources Manager at 201.244.4755.