Regulatory Affairs Senior Associate

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 12, 2017
Closes
Oct 17, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Hours
Full Time

The Governmental Affairs & Public Policy Division of the American College of Physicians (ACP) is looking to hire a Regulatory Affairs Senior Associate 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 152,000 members worldwide.  

The Regulatory Affairs Senior Associate serves as the lead point of contact for individual members and State Chapters in resolving problems with Medicare and other third party payers, primarily in the areas of regulatory related issues. This includes developing advocacy strategies to interact with officials representing Medicare and other payers. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serving as lead liaison to various committees, as well as other entities involved in payment policy decisions
  • Writing a regular column in the ACP Internist on payment policy and regulatory related topics.
  • Analyzing the impact of federal regulatory proposals, developing ACP policy positions, and advocating positions to officials representing government and other organizations
  • Maintaining extensive knowledge of Medicare policies and payment reform

A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s in public health, public policy, or health services administration is highly desired. The successful candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of federal regulatory and legislative processes with an emphasis on medical payment systems, and demonstrated policy analysis experience
  • Experience in government relations and in addressing physician payment issues, preferably with a medical organization
  • The ability to understand and analyze complex health regulation/legislation issues, and to develop testimony, letters, position papers, and material that summarizes them
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to interact with leaders and members of the College as well as government officials

ACP offers a competitive salary, superior benefits and a supportive work environment.  Find out more about ACP at: https://www.acponline.org/working_at_acp/. Interested candidates should apply online:  https://www.acponline.org/working_at_acp/jobs/.

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.