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    Summary

    The incumbent is unique in that he/she serves as the program/division major authoritative technical advisor on health economics and final authority on all matters related to the analysis and collection of health economic data relevant to the program/divisions mission as it relates to reproductive health, maternal health, and infant health.

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    Responsibilities

    As an Economist you will:

    • Analyze and interpret the economic impact of proposed health policies, programs, and budgets for a program or division.
    • Work with representatives from the Divisions and Programs, as well as other CIOs, to conduct economic evaluations of proposed or existing policies and programs and to interpret the finding of such studies.
    • Project the economic impact of implementing policies for both the health care system and the economy.
    • Develop guidelines for conducting and presenting prevention effectiveness studies and coordinate with other CIOs, and federal agencies and outside organizations to promote the adoption of standard methods.
    • Conceive, design, and direct methodological studies to determine the optimum procedures for the measurement and collection of data relevant to the economics of promoting preventive services in public health.
    • Review methodological work conducted with the objective of identifying new methods that have the potential of improving the quality of health economic research relevant to the program or division's mission.
    • Evaluate the quality and feasibility of obtaining large and complex claims databases for use in economic studies.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this 5% or less domestically for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

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