Health Policy Director

Employer
Anthem Inc.
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 05, 2018
Closes
Jun 18, 2018
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
The Health Policy Director, will be responsible for leading a portfolio of public policy issues addressing Medicare. The Health Policy Director's primary duties will include, but are not limited to: Leading a portfolio of public policy issues focused on Medicare Advantage and Part D. As part of this work, the Health Policy Director will work with internal leadership to develop public policy positions in support of enterprise goals and objectives. Fostering relationships with Public Affairs staff, business leaders, and subject matter experts to ensure policy positioning supports Anthem's goals and reflects and leverages all resources and expertise. Monitoring and evaluating proposed legislation and regulations, while identifying public policy issues, assessing the impact on Anthem, and developing recommendations and/or recommended solutions. Leading and developing comment letters in response to proposed Federal regulations and significant sub-regulatory guidance. This will include developing comment letters in response to the annual Advance Notice & draft Call Letter, as well as the Stars notice. Ensuring the availability of persuasive advocacy materials, coordinating related activities, and facilitating the flow of information between impacted areas. Working closely with Compliance and Regulatory Affairs teams, ensuring these teams have timely information needed to move forward on the implementation of key legislation or regulations. Participating in workgroups hosted by external industry/trade groups to effectively support enterprise goals. Serving as a resource to Anthem associates. Preferred Location - 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Suite 710 Washington, DC 20004 Option to work in any Anthem location within the US May be up to 10% travel for meeting based on needs of the department. Requires BA/BS in a related field 8 years of experience in health policy development working with Medicare Or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background A minimum of 5 years' experience in working with the following Medicare and Part D policy issues: Stars and risk adjustment. A minimum of 5 years' experience working with the annual Advance Notice and draft Call Letter A minimum of 5 years' experience leading and developing comment letters in response to proposed Federal regulations and significant sub-regulatory guidance Proven experience analyzing and developing clear and concise communications addressing policy proposals, legislation, and regulation Strong analytical and communications skills, including the ability to translate complex ideas into understandable and compelling communications Strong writing skills, including ability to develop persuasive arguments in support of recommendations Advanced Microsoft Office skills, including PowerPoint and Word Strong Experience with Microsoft Outlook and Excel Experience conducting presentations (In person and virtual) Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a fast-paced team environment focused on collaboration and achieving consensus, supporting common goals Detail-oriented, well-organized, self-motivated, and capable of managing multiple policy issues and projects simultaneously Preferred Advanced degree in public policy, public health, law or a related field A minimum of 5 years' experience in working with the following Medicare and Part D policy issued; quality of care, and payment policy.

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