Senior Associate, Regulatory Affairs

Washington D.C.
May 26, 2021
Jun 30, 2021
Full Time

The Governmental Affairs & Public Policy Division of the American College of Physicians (ACP) is looking to hire a Senior Associate, Regulatory Affairs based out of 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 163,000 members worldwide.

The Senior Associate, Regulatory Affairs will analyze the impact of federal regulatory and legislative proposals related to Medicare Quality Payment Program (QPP) and other value-based payment and delivery system initiatives, develop ACP policy positions, and advocate positions to officials representing government and other organizations. Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Composing and developing policy papers, letters, documents, and reports to support ACP viewpoints with a high degree of detail and understanding
  • Developing and maintaining communication channels with CMS, the CMS Innovation Center, other federal and state agencies, and other relevant organizations to help ACP provide feedback on and influence their activities that relate to value-based payment and delivery system initiatives
  • Creating and presenting reports to the ACP Board of Regents, ACP Chapter leaders, and members
  • Providing lead staff support for the Council of Subspecialty Societies (CSS), and assisting in the staffing of other related committees
  • Collaborating with other staff on the Regulatory Affairs team, as well as with other departments within the College, regarding issues related to Health IT, medical coding and payment, and alternative payment models

A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s in public health, public policy, or health services administration is highly desired, with at least three years of relevant experience. The successful candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of federal regulatory and legislative processes with an emphasis on the Medicare QPP, other value-based payment and delivery system programs, and demonstrated policy analysis experience
  • Experience in government relations and in addressing physician issues regarding Medicare and private payer policies and payment reform, preferably with a medical organization
  • The ability to understand and analyze complex health regulation/legislation issues, to develop letters, position papers, and material that summarizes them
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to interact with and make presentations to 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: Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and two writing samples online:

ACP is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected class.

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