Clinical Medicaid Proposal Writer

CVS Health




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    Position summary

    of our RFP responses and the efficiency of the whole team. The proposal writer continuously strives to increase their knowledge of Aetna Medicaid, products offered, and industry best practices to develop thoughtful, strategic, compliant responses to RFPs/RFIs.

    The proposals writer develops strong work relationships with health plan leaders, proposal peers and SMEs to support business goals to win and retain business.

    Required Qualifications

    • Work on writing assignments aligned with clinical care models, clinical strategies, behavioral health, utilization management and population health varying in length and detail to support whole-person care.

    • Collaborate with Capture and Proposal Managers, Proposal Directors , and Subject Matter Experts to outline and prepare final proposal responses.

    • Interview SMEs to identify and collect pertinent information for compliant and compelling responses. Leverage past proposals or the proposal library to establish a first draft

    • Conducts qualitative and quantitative research to help formulate new content focused on solutions that highlight differentiation, innovation, and operational strategies

    • Collaborate with Graphic Artists on proposal graphics and visualizations

    • Actively participate in kick-off meetings, color team reviews, and varying status meetings through the entire proposal process as defined by the proposal timelines

    • Develop a proposal response that aligns with internal quality standards, bid guidance and adheres to proposal requirements in a compliant and compelling manner

    • Develop creative strategies that effectively articulate customer needs and win themes critical to generating business goals.

    • Maintain expert understanding of Aetna Medicaid products and services

    • Support the content management lifecycle by working with SMEs to identify new content for the Medicaid Content Library (MCL)

    • Actively engage in team meetings and openly accept and share new ideas to drive innovation and creativity

    • Support and drive ongoing development of internal process and procedures, including scorecards, quality business reports, style guides, and internal measures for performance

    Job Requirements:

    • Demonstrated background and knowledge of Medicaid products, services and the market landscape clinical background and/or clinical proposal experience required with demonstrated understanding and/or recognized subject matter expertise.

    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

    • Demonstrates the understanding of Associated Press and internal style guides

    • Demonstrated ability to see the big picture and make connections between proposal sections and content development

    • Knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office products including SharePoint, Word, Excel, Teams, and PowerPoint

    • Superior organizational, project management, analytical, and innovative problem-solving skills

    • Strong relationship building skills

    • Self-starter with the ability to work well independently and as part of a team

    • Ability to travel - up to 15%


    • Superior writing and editing skills and ability to write in a compelling and compliant manner

    • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple deadlines simultaneously

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and keen attention to detail

    • Curiosity and eagerness to inspire others, investigate, learn, collaborate, and innovate, while bringing a positive, flexible attitude

    • Demonstrated ability to work well across departments/levels - including health plan leaders, proposal development, and marketing

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 7-10 plus years of experience as a proposal writer

    • Background in clinical operations, health and wellness and/or health care

    APMP Bid/Proposal Foundation Certification (recommended)


    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

    • Two plus years of experience as a proposal writer

    Pay Range

    The typical pay range for this role is:

    $0.00 - $0.00

    This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above. This position also includes an award target in the company's equity award program.

    In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company's 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off ("PTO") or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies.

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    CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.

    You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.

    CVS Health is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, advancing, and retaining individuals with disabilities. As such, we strive to provide equal access to the benefits and privileges of employment, including the provision of a reasonable accommodation to perform essential job functions. CVS Health can provide a request for a reasonable accommodation, including a qualified interpreter, written information in other formats, translation or other services through [email protected] If you have a speech or hearing disability, please call 7-1-1 to utilize Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). We will make every effort to respond to your request within 48 business hours and do everything we can to work towards a solution.

    Why you should apply for a job to CVS Health:

  • 62% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 52% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.