Medicaid Pre-Release Enrollment – Coordinator 2 – Baton Rouge, LA

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Compliance Operations

Job Summary

The MPRE Coordinator 2 position is part of a three-member team that supports Medicaid’s Justice-involved Pre-Release Enrollment Program as well as other justice-involved initiatives undertaken by Medicaid. The Pre-Release Enrollment Program provides Medicaid coverage for the offender population and is a collaborative effort, working with the Louisiana Department of Public Safety & Corrections (DPS&C) and partners with community groups that work with formerly incarcerated persons. A key role of this position will be to advance the monitoring and evaluation of the program. This position is domiciled at the Louisiana Department of Health’s office in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Job Description

  • Assist the LDH Program Manager in all areas of daily program functions including researching Medicaid eligibility and resolving application issues, ensuring the accuracy of program data, communicating with stakeholders, and periodic program monitoring.
  • Work collaboratively with staff of DPS&C’s prison facilities, Medicaid’s managed care plans, and other LDH programs.
  • Assist with the coordination, planning and evaluation of Medicaid’s Pre-release Enrollment Program and other justice-involved initiatives
  • Assist LDH management with day-to-day tasks and serve as a secondary contact and provide functional back-up support in the unit supervisor’s absence.
  • Research multiple databases to resolve individual Medicaid application and enrollment issues for internal and external partners.
  • Responsible for data analysis and writing monthly, mid-year and annual reports.
  • Represent the department at relevant conferences, regional events and stakeholder meetings. Some in-state travel is expected, including travel to other state offices and correctional facilities.
  • Conduct research on topics related to program or target population as needed.
  • Assist with the preparation and execution of conference calls, webinars, and meetings.
  • Develop and update documentation about the program for internal and external audiences such as operations manuals, reports, white papers, abstracts and fact sheets.
  • Facilitate meetings, trainings as needed.
  • Assist with data integrity efforts including verifying data accuracy.
  • Other tasks as directed.



  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of 1 year professional experience in Medicaid programs, the justice-involved population, or criminal justice system.
  • Minimum 1 year of professional experience with writing business documents such as reports, abstracts and memorandums.
  • Minimum of 1 year of professional experience with planning and leading meetings, committees, or coalitions.
  • Advanced ability to problem-solve and research between multiple computer systems or databases.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills and ability to communicate concepts to a range of audiences. .
  • Must be able to pass a background check and gain admittance to correctional facilities.


  • Master’s degree in health administration, business administration, information technology, or public health, Juris Doctor or other advanced degree in relevant field.
  • Minimum of 2 years professional experience in Medicaid programs, the justice-involved population, or criminal justice system.
  • Minimum of 1 year professional experience with data analysis software such as SAS, SQL, R, Python.
  • Experience with scholarly journal article writing, submissions and publications.
  • Experience with health outcomes/policy research or study/survey design.

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  • Detailed resume listing relevant qualifications and experience;
  • Cover Letter indicating why you are a good fit for the position and University of Louisiana Systems;
  • Names and contact information of three references;
  • Diversity Statement (required for all Faculty positions and any Staff position of Assistant Manager and higher).

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Posting Close Date

This position will remain open until filled.

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