Healthcare Economist

Clearance Level
Scientific Review
Little Rock, Arkansas

REQ#: RQ112504

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. As one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government, we own our opportunities to better enable healthcare organizations to identify theirs.

You can make GDIT your place. You make it your own by turning obstacles into action. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll play an important role in providing the technologies and services that millions of healthcare professionals depend on, every day. Our work depends on a HEALTHCARE ECONOMIST joining our team to support GAINWELL activities at REMOTELY.

At GDIT, we put our people first. As a HEALTHCARE ECONOMIST supporting GAINWELL, you will be trusted to work on SAS and Python. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Perform a broad range of quantitative analysis to inform the design, implementation, and evaluation of Medicaid payment models
  • Support the development of payment calculations, conduct financial and trend analysis, calculate quality metrics, and perform fast-paced ad-hoc analysis to quickly address client needs
  • Provide data in support of actuarial, financial and utilization analyses
  • Research and investigate key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and healthcare costs data
  • Apply machine learning, econometrics/statistics, predictive modeling, return-on-investment analysis, simulation, and data visualization methods to support the development of health policy
  • Perform advanced quantitative and/or qualitative analysis
  • Demonstrated quantitative research skills in one of the following areas: applied microeconomics, labor economics, applied econometrics, health policy, program evaluation
  • Proficiency in performing data analytics
  • Intermediate level of proficiency utilizing MS Excel including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, etc.
  • Ability to explain complex economic and analytic concepts to non-technical audiences


  • Master’s in Economics, Public Policy, Health Services Research, or related field.
  • 8+ years experience
  • Intermediate level proficiency utilizing SQL, SAS and/or other statistical programs
  • Ph.D. preferred


  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Full-flex work week


Opportunity Owned

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About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.