In support of CMS
|Reference # :||18-02111||Title :||In support of CMS|
|Location :||Phoenixville, PA|
|Position Type :||Contract|
|Experience Level :||Start Date / End Date :||01/01/2019 / 09/27/2019|
Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
1. Participate in remote training sessions with the client and Health & Welfare Special Reviews Team members as requested, including but not limited to Conflict of Interest, privacy and security, and Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) training.
The Client Chief Security Officer (CSO) conducts annual privacy and security awareness training as required by the HIPAA Security Rule. This training reinforces employee and subcontractor responsibilities for protecting confidential data and informs them of any new policies, regulations, or threats to information security. It is updated every year. All employees of Subcontractor working on Project are required to attend security awareness training annually. All employees of Subcontractor working on Project are also required to reaffirm receipt and understanding of the Business Conduct Guidelines annually. Records of completion are maintained.
2. Use all specified branding materials and methods, as applicable, including but not limited to business cards, email addresses, email signatures, document templates, and PowerPoint presentations.
3. Participate in weekly Health & Welfare Special Reviews Team meetings and other calls as requested by the Client Project Director or CMS Project Officer.
4. Participate in progress calls with the CMS Project Officer, other federal staff, the Client Project Director and other Health & Welfare Special Reviews Team staff, as requested.
5. As requested and assigned by the Client Project Director, conduct Health & Welfare Special Reviews via desk reviews and onsite visits in collaboration with the assigned client team.
a. Document all Health & Welfare Special Reviews of states in accordance with the protocols established by CMS and the Client Project Director.
b. Use all Health & Welfare Special Review tools as specified by the Client Project Director.
c. Strictly adhere to all protocols and procedures related to information security and protection of HCBS program participant privacy and confidentiality.
d. Pursuant to Federal requirements regarding personal and organizational conflicts of interest, and CMS organizational conflict of interest monitoring requirements, the consultant shall complete:
Subcontractor will work with the Client Watson Health Compliance Director on mitigation strategies if a potential conflict of interest is identified. By signing the consultant agreement, the Consultant certifies full disclosure of all potential conflicts of interest.
6 .As requested by the Client Project Director, contribute to the development of Health & Welfare education and training materials as assigned.
7. When requested by the Client Project Director, participate in Health & Welfare Special Reviews Team education and training events, meetings and conferences for the HCBS community.
8. By the 3rd of each month, the contractor will:
a. Complete and submit a monthly progress report of Health & Welfare Special Reviews Team activities and work on special projects. Monthly progress reports will include a forecast of tasks and hours for the upcoming four-month period (format to be provided by the client). Reports are to be submitted to client team members in advance, if billing will exceed forecasts.
b. Submit an invoice for Health & Welfare Special Review Team activities completed during the previous client team members as indicated. Subcontractor will work with the Client Project Director to ensure that all Health & Welfare Special Reviews Team activities comport with CMS's policy interpretations and directives.
Required skills/Level of Experience:
Expertise is Health and Welfare Special Team reviews of Home and Community based long-term care services.
Job Status: Contract/Temporary