Senior Decision Support Analyst - Health Plan

Position: Senior Decision Support Analyst - Health Plan

Job ID: 149606

Location: US-TX-Bellaire

Department: Finc. Analytics Strategy Team

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

The Texas Children’s Hospital system is the largest pediatric integrated care system and is an industry leader in pediatric population health.    Founded in 1996, Texas Children’s Health Plan is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children and pregnant women.  We are an Integrated Community System providing holistic care that empowers families to live healthier lives.    Texas Children's Health Plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area.  Currently, the Health Plan serves more than 450,000 members across three state territories (Harris, Jefferson, North East), who receive care from our network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians, 3,200 specialists, and 70 hospitals.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Decision Support Analyst — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this role, you'll assist the CFO and director in developing and maintaining financial projections. This role will oversee the organization's performance and conducts financial and statistical analysis of Health Plan activities for presentation to all levels of authority, ranging from the managers to the Board of Directors.


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Responsibilities :

  • Analyzes prior year data to develop membership, revenue, and medical expense budgets, and to test reasonableness of all budget assumptions
  • Develops a timeline and work plan for completing annual operating budget and coordinates with IDS Financial Planning department to ensure effective integration of the budget process with IDS’s needs
  • Coordinates data analysis related to the rate-setting process with Health and Human Services Commission while following the State’s timeline and as observed by the Director
  • Coordinates the process for renewing the organization's reinsurance policy and provides analysis and recommendations for the renewals
  • Develops performance goals for incentive programs and works to obtain approval of those programs in accordance with levels of authority and companies’ policies and procedures
  • Monitors reconciliation documentations with the Finance and Information Systems department
  • Performs special projects and analysis related to financial planning, dependent on the changing needs of the business


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or accounting
  • Master’s degree in health administration or business administration preferred
  • 2 years of experience in accounting or finance
  • Indirect/technical supervisory experience preferred
  • Insurance or healthcare industry experience preferred

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