Feb 25, 2024


  • Professional Diversity Network
  • New York, NY, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Manatt Health Overview

Manatt Health integrates consulting and legal expertise to better serve the complex needs of clients across the health care system. Combining legal excellence, firsthand experience in shaping public policy, sophisticated strategy insight and deep analytic capabilities, we provide uniquely valuable professional services to the full range of health industry players. Our diverse team of more than 160 consultants and attorneys from Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, and its consulting subsidiary, Manatt Health Strategies, LLC, is passionate about helping our clients advance their business interests, fulfill their missions and lead health care into the future. For more information, visit https://www.manatt.com/health.

Position Overview

At Manatt Health, you will be inspired to transform the American health care system. You will work with a team of passionate and driven professionals on the development of business strategy and policy recommendations for our clients Across our practice, our professionals work on a wide range of substantive issues, including payment and delivery system transformation; health system and academic medical center strategy; Medicaid policy, redesign and innovation; Medicare policy and strategy; digital health strategy; and life sciences market access, coverage and reimbursement strategies, among others. In this role, you will work on challenging projects that seek to transform the health care system that draw on your interest and experience in and understanding of behavioral health care policy, access to and barriers to access for different types of behavioral health care services, innovative care models, reimbursement (with an emphasis on Medicaid and other related state and federal funding), person-centered care, and related considerations such as the continuum of care, home and community based services (HCBS), unique populations, and the behavioral health care delivery system. This role will focus on State Health Care Transformation, however you may support projects and workstreams that cover a diverse set of health care issues and topics as part of your career growth.


  • Provide significant contributions to project work streams from start through execution, including developing project work plans, managing milestones and due dates, effectively communicating project status with clients and internal teams, anticipating and addressing client needs, identifying and addressing issues, and managing deliverables.
  • Leverage subject matter expertise to provide qualitative and quantitative analyses that address complex strategy, business, and policy questions and issues as well as market/industry developments.
  • Develop and deliver organized and compelling presentations, with the ability to synthesize complex information for a variety of settings and audiences, including at the executive level.
  • Oversee and mentor junior consultants, ensuring timely delivery of accurate results, providing constructive feedback, and proactively identifying opportunities for growth and development.


  • Master's degree or equivalent experience in public health, business administration, public administration, public policy, health administration, health care management or a related field.
  • Minimum of five years of substantive health care experience.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas is highly desired:
    • Medicaid policy and strategy, including conceptualization and design of large-scale Medicaid payment, delivery and managed care systems.
    • Behavioral Health strategy and implementation of programs, with an emphasis on state or federal level experience
    • Legislative, regulatory and/or policy research and analysis.
    • Relevant health care consulting, including quantitative and qualitative research and solutions development.
    • Alternative experience working in clinical care delivery, for behavioral health providers, for managed care plans, for digital technology companies focused on behavioral health, or for other relevant stakeholders may also be considered.
  • Ability to maintain strong working relationships with clients and develop creative solutions to meet their needs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills tailored to a variety of audiences, as well as confidence in presenting to groups.
  • Professional expertise with Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Strong analytical and research skills, with the ability to evaluate health care data to conduct complex analyses that address strategy and policy questions.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Fostering diversity, equity and inclusion is a Manatt core value and fundamental to our organizational identity. We believe that a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we live, work and serve enriches Manatt's culture and enhances our ability to understand our clients' needs and develop better, more impactful solutions. Manatt's Diversity & Inclusion Committee drives the firm's efforts-working with firm leadership and engaging our legal, consulting and business professionals-to create and sustain a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace. For more information, visit https://www.manatt.com/diversity.

Join Us to Help Make an Impact

If you would like to be on the cutting edge of the issues facing the health care sector, we strongly encourage you to apply. You must apply through our online application portal. As part of your application, you will be required to upload a resume and cover letter.

Manatt is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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