Investigator – Medicaid Fraud Division

Location
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Posted
Oct 19, 2021
Closes
Nov 01, 2021
Category
Government, Legal
Employment Status
Full Time

The Office of Attorney General Keith Ellison — one of Minnesota’s largest public law offices and recently recognized as a Star Tribune 2021 Top Workplace — has a clear mission: we help Minnesotans afford their lives and live with dignity, safety, and respect.  We are a dynamic group of dedicated professionals who could all work elsewhere but choose public service as a calling, and we are actively building an internal culture that supports that calling.

The Office is seeking a highly capable individual with the skills and drive to uncover, investigate, and stop fraudulent claims made to taxpayer-funded public health insurance programs.  This investigator makes a difference in the lives of vulnerable people and contributes to the economic well-being of Minnesotans and our state.

Responsibilities:  Investigators conduct criminal investigations into health care providers suspected of defrauding the Minnesota Medicaid program.  The investigator reviews complaints against public health care providers; evaluates and analyzes claims data, medical records, and financial records; conducts research and surveillance; interviews victims, witnesses, and targets of investigations; participates in the execution of search warrants; drafts reports summarizing investigative findings; and works with attorneys to prepare cases for prosecution.  Investigators are required to testify about their findings at criminal jury trials.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or demonstrable similar experience;
  • Good academic credentials;
  • Ability to perform assigned job responsibilities with a high level of professionalism;
  • Proven ability to show excellent judgement, character, and work ethic;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; and
  • Demonstrated skill in
  • Research and writing
  • Critical thinking; and
  • Communication.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Spanish, Hmong, Somali, or other relevant language for Minnesota;
  • Education or experience in one of the following fields:
  • Accounting or finance; economics or statistics; criminal justice, law enforcement, or investigations; healthcare or nursing.

Why Work For Us:  We offer a great benefits package!  The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Public service with this office may qualify applicants to have part of their student loans forgiven under a federal student loan forgiveness program for state government employees.  (Visit www.studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more information.)

Application Information:  Interested applicants must apply online through the State of Minnesota Careers website, which is the State’s official application and hiring site. The deadline for applications is November 1, 2021.

  1. Go to www.mn.gov/careers;
  2. Apply for posting number 49888

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact K.C. Moua at kc.moua@ag.state.mn.us or (651) 757-1279.

Note:  The Attorney General’s Office greatly encourages, celebrates and values diversity.  It is an equal opportunity employer which does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or military status.  If you need reasonable accommodation for a disability, please call K.C. Moua at (651) 757-1279 or (800) 627-3529 (Minnesota Relay).

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