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Caseload Budget Forecasting Analyst (208923)

  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment
  • Topeka (Full-Time)

Posted: Nov 16, 2023



The position (K0240522) The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has a Caseload Budget Forecasting Analyst opening in Topeka. This position requires strong skills and abilities in performing financial projections. Projections created by the Caseload Budget Forecasting Analyst position will be utilized by management in understanding trends in Medicaid expenditures and to enhance decision making by staff. Strong skills in Excel are critical in this position.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

Projections – Adheres to an established schedule of reports and activities including but not limited to the following described activities: Provide senior agency management with an up-to-date summary and explanation of historic and projected spending for all Medicaid/medical assistance programs.  Projections are to assist management in understanding trends in Medicaid expenditures and to enhance decision making by staff.  Responsible for using these projections to coordinate in the Consensus Caseload Estimating process, and for providing estimates to be used in the preparation of reports of projected spending to CMS, which are used by CMS to determine the amount of federal Medicaid funds that shall be available.

Monitoring – Monitors all policies and procedures which may affect persons and costs.  Analyzes claims or beneficiary data to determine how the implementation of the policy affect beneficiary and cost projections.  Meets at least twice each year and as needed with program staff representing eligibility, managed care, each major health care service, and other relevant program staff to review trends in spending and program participation to identify and explain changes in actual and projected expenditures.

Data Analysis – Performs additional data analysis for various reports throughout the year utilizing data available through the State’s data systems.

Minimum Qualifications:

Five years of experience in collecting, evaluating, studying, or reporting on statistical, economic, fiscal/budget, legislative or administrative data


  • High School, GED

Licensing & Certification:

  • Valid Driver’s License – Incumbent is required to have and maintain a valid driver’s license when operating a state vehicle, a private vehicle, or a rental vehicle for the benefit of the State.

Preferred Qualifications:

Any additional skills, experiences, or qualifications that would be beneficial, but aren’t strictly necessary.

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Finance, or Accounting
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
  • Proofreading, editing, attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Three years of knowledge with report writing tools
  • Must be skilled in Excel spreadsheet program.

About the Position:

  • Who can apply: Anyone (External)
  • Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified
  • Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (Flexible schedules available)
  • Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes
  • Veterans’ Preference Eligible: Yes


Employment Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
  • Sick & Vacation leave
  • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
  • Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
  • Fitness Centers in select locations
  • Employee discounts with the STAR Program
  • Retirement and deferred compensation programs

How to Apply:

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Contact Information:

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Salary Range

$ $28.31 to $31.73