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 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.
About American College of Physicians
The American College of Physicians (ACP) is the largest medical-specialty organization and second-largest physician group in the United States. As a national organization of internists — physician specialists who diagnose and treat adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness, our mission is “to enhance the quality and effectiveness of health care by fostering excellence and professionalism in the practice of medicine.”