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    CBOs Budget Analysis Division seeks an assistant analyst to work within its two health analysis units on a broad array of projects and topics. Those units work closely with key Congressional staff on U.S. health care policy and prepare multiyear spending projections for Medicare, Medicaid, the health insurance marketplaces, and the Public Health Service, among others.

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    CBOs Budget Analysis Division seeks an assistant analyst to work within its two health analysis units on a broad array of projects and topics. Those units work closely with key Congressional staff on U.S. health care policy and prepare multiyear spending projections for Medicare, Medicaid, the health insurance marketplaces, and the Public Health Service, among others. Division staff analyze the Presidents budget proposals and prepare cost estimates for legislation that encompasses a range of issues, including research and development, health care benefits, federal regulations that govern health insurance, prescription drug coverage, and payment methods.

    The assistant analysts primary duties include the following:
    Assist with the analysis of major health care legislation, including legislation related to the cost of prescription drugs;Conduct literature reviews and independent research;Collect and analyze data;Prepare spreadsheets, statistical analyses, slide presentations, and reports; and Work on projections of federal health care spending under current and proposed law.
    This is not a permanent position: At the end of a two- to three-year appointment, assistant analysts typically leave CBO to continue their education in such disciplines as economics, public policy, medicine, or the law.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    0

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/517308000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.