The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women's health care in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a Manager, Health Policy. The Manager, Health Policy will provide in-depth research, analysis, and strategic recommendations related to proposed rules and regulations regarding health care coverage from public and private payers of health care services, and others relevant to ACOG's members and the patients they serve. Cover Letter Required.
As a result of COVID-19, ACOG employees are working in a temporary remote capacity. This is temporary, and normal business hours and in-office duties will return to normal once deemed it is safe to return into the office. Employees are expected to return to ACOG's National office located at 409 12th, Southwest Washington DC, 20024.
Key Duties and Responsibilities.
Manage the analysis, recommendations, and advocacy strategy for federate and state, public and private health policies related to women's health coverage, including health care reform, eligibility and access through the engagement of policymakers, partners, and health plans and coalitions.
Provide subject matter expertise for health policies related to physician payment or private payer's coverage.
Represent ACOG and the Health Economics team as the primary contact for payer issues related to maternal health and comprehensive women's services.
As a subject matter expert, provide content for educational activities and resources related to health policy coverage for obstetrician-gynecologists and the patients they serve.
Establish relationships with key federal policy makers, including staff from HHS, CMS, CMMI, AMA and related congressional offices that influence physician payment, practice and coverage for health care services provided by obstetrician-gynecologists.
Provide recommendations for short- and long-term solutions to issues related to physician payment, practice, and coverage for health care services provided by obstetrician-gynecologists.
Produces reports and recommendations to help senior leaders make informed decisions regarding advocacy issues surrounding health care payments, practice and coverage for health care services provided by obstetrician-gynecologists
Supervise and manage assigned staff. Provide guidance, mentoring, and leadership. Create an inclusive environment, hold employees accountable, ensue completion of assigned task, resolve conflicts, conduct annual performance evaluations and provide professional development opportunities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience. Master's degree in public policy preferred.
Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in public or private health policy analysis, with experience in research and analysis of health care policy issues including healthcare finance and/or Medicaid, CHIP, health policy
Experience in women's health policy, health systems or physician organizations highly desired
of federal and state legislative and regulatory processes required along with the knowledge of agency structures.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
Excellent analytic, research, writing, analytical, quantitative, and interpersonal skills required. Experience in planning and leading complex projects in health policy and translating results for lay audiences with minimal supervision.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or other related software