Public Consulting Group

HCBS Compliance Specialist

Job Locations US-ME-Augusta | US-ME-South Portland
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/22/2023 3:12 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Customer Service/Support
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Staffing Solutions Organization



Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, technology, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals worldwide—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm has extensive experience in all 50 states, Canada, and a growing practice in Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit   

Staffing Solutions Organization LLC (SSO), a wholly owned subsidiary of Public Consulting Group, is focused on delighting clients with world-class managed staffing and talent consulting services. SSO is committed to a diverse workforce, which is a reflection of our clients and the people they serve




Home & Community Based Services Compliance Specialist in Maine

The State of Maine Office of Aging and Disability Services (OADS) is in the process of implementing federal Home and Community Based Services (HCBS).  This role will be instrumental in supporting the state implementation by evaluating agencies, and their work towards compliance with the rule.  Work will include review of agency policies and procedures, evaluation of physical locations, and observation of service delivery.  Work will be conducted remotely and onsite at provider agencies. 



Duties and Deliverables (Outline of specific job duties)




  • Conduct a range of Medicaid provider compliance activities to determine HCBS residential settings’ compliance: including identifying areas needing improvements; and following up on reported concerns of individuals HCBS standards violations.
  • Plan and conduct program reviews (desk level reviews and on-site visits) of HCBS settings in accordance with established processes and protocols.
  • Collect, review, and assess data from OADS data systems, HCBS providers, and other sources as needed, to determine compliance with HCBS Settings Rule requirements.
  • Development of Desk-Level Reviews (DLR) and on-site compliance review summary and Corrective Action Plans as applicable.
  • Work cooperatively with a variety of stakeholders, including community-based providers, OADS staff, other Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS, ‘the Department’) and State offices, and other external entities.
  • Use MS Excel and other electronic tools to accurately record data.
  • Participate in initiatives as assigned to support the Department’s and Office’s goals and objectives.
  • Provide excellent customer service in conducting all work.
  • Participate in meetings as assigned.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Six (6) years of education and/or professional experience in social services casework, social services program development/delivery, or social services related policy/fiscal/budget administration/analysis work.
  • Experience in conducting program compliance work, and experience with quality assurance and quality improvement development of services for older adults and persons with disabilities.


Other Special Requirements (Malpractice Insurance, etc.)


The successful applicants will:

  • Possess or quickly develop knowledge of applicable Medicaid, MaineCare and HCBS Waiver policies and regulation, both state and federal.
  • Understand Person-Centered Thinking and Planning.
  • Demonstrate a high level of critical thinking and customer service skills as well as excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Work cooperatively with varied constituents, providers and stakeholder groups as well as varied levels of management which may include OADS Quality Assurance (QA) waiver specialists, OADS Resource Coordinators, staff from Division of Licensing and Certification and the Office of MaineCare Services.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. 
Staffing Solutions Organization LLC is an e-Verify participant.






Compensation for roles at Staffing Solutions Organization LLC (SSO) varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by applicable law, SSO provides the following reasonable compensation for this role - $30 per hour. In addition, SSO provides a range of benefits for this role.

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


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