Director, Regulatory Affairs

Washington D.C.
$104,000 - $115,000 per year
Mar 31, 2017
May 05, 2017
Full Time

The Governmental Affairs & Public Policy Division of the American College of Physicians (ACP) is looking to hire a Director, Regulatory Affairs to work in its Washington, DC office. ACP, a national organization of internists, is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States with 148,000 members worldwide.  

The Director, Regulatory Affairs will manage the regulatory-focused projects, activities, and several key staff of the Health Policy and Regulatory Affairs Department.  Primary responsibilities include:

  • Individually and through assigned staff, analyze impact of federal regulatory and legislative proposals, including the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Develop ACP policy positions, implement strategies to effectively advocate for those positions, and conduct other initiatives in support of College policy committee activities. 
  • Develop and maintain expertise in the areas of delivery and payment system reform, administrative complexities, insurance coverage (including Medicare, Medicaid, and private payers), Veterans Health Administration, access to care, hospital payment, transparency and pricing issues, and comparative effectiveness research.  Draft position papers and/or provide oversight of position papers as needed.
  • Provide staff leadership and/or support for several ACP policy and technical committees.  Work collaboratively with other ACP staff to ensure the implementation of effective advocacy, practice support, and educational approaches relevant to critical regulatory issues.

Additional responsibilities include the management, performance, evaluation, and training of assigned staff positions; budget development; and monitoring of department activity.

A master’s of public health, public policy, health services administration, or related field is strongly preferred (equivalent work related experience will also be considered), along with extensive experience in policy, regulatory and legislative analysis on health related issues, particularly Medicare physician payment. Must be able to meet deadlines and develop testimony, letters, position papers, and materials that summarize issues and persuade diverse audiences. Previous management experience of professional staff is required.

ACP offers a competitive salary, superior benefits and a supportive work environment.  Find out more about ACP at: Interested candidates should apply online:

ACP is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate against any of the following classes: veterans, any disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity.

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