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Policy Analyst, Innovation, Quality & Partnerships

America's Health Insurance Plans
Washington, DC
Expired: June 09, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
AHIP is looking for a Policy Analyst to join their Innovation, Quality & Partnerships team, reporting to the Director, Clinical Innovation. If you are looking to make a real difference through your career journey, why not do it with the foremost health insurance advocacy organization in the nation? AHIP is the industry-leading trade association of health insurance providers striving to make health care better and coverage more affordable for every American. Our team works among the nation's most influential policymakers and stakeholders with front-row seats to make an unparalleled impact and change with policy advocates, leading conveners and conferences, foremost innovators, and champions of the healthcare industry.

Position Summary: The Policy Analyst supports the organization's strategic, policy and advocacy goals by conducting research, writing, and producing critical information that responds to the needs of our members. The specific topic areas include prevention and population health-related issues and may change over time as the association's priorities evolve. This position prepares issue papers, memoranda, research, and policy analyses, briefing documents, position papers, presentations, talking points and other high-value materials and resources on issues relevant to topics addressed by the Clinical Innovation department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Participates in responding to member needs on specific topic areas such as prevention and population health, behavioral health, maternal and infant health, chronic care management including complex care and aging-related issues, vaccines and immunizations, emergency and pandemic health, social determinants of health and health equity, emerging technologies, medical coverage policies.
  2. Assists with monitoring and tracking national-level initiatives (both governmental and private sector), and identifying opportunities and challenges, developing relevant resources and materials, implementing, and managing programs for AHIP, our members and industry-wide involvement.
  3. Serves as a subject matter expert familiar with health insurance industry positions on various clinical policy issues and topics.
  4. Conducts background research on health plan programs, gathers information, analyzes, and synthesizes information; works collaboratively across AHIP and with members to demonstrate health plans' value in contributing to an environment of high-quality and affordable health care and coverage in relevant areas.
  5. Contributes throughthe federal rule-making process to prepare comment letters, testimony, etc., on topics as assigned.
  6. Attends and supports meetings and interfaces with staff at health plans, federal agencies, associations, consumer groups, and other relevant groups to engage in providing industry perspective and provide subject matter expertise.
  7. Represents AHIP, our members, and the industry interests at speaking engagements related to prevention and population health.
  8. Performs other tasks as required or assigned.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. For example, while performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. In addition, the employee frequently is required to stand, walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms, communicate verbally, use computer and other technology (including keyboarding).

Mental Demands

The mental demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Employee must have a high capacity for logical thinking, be able to cope effectively with stressful demands involving high levels of responsibility and urgent deadlines, remain calm in conflict situations, focus on mission-critical matter but also have the ability to switch quickly from one project or demand to another (and back again).

Minimum Education and Experience Required
  1. Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent experience.
  2. Minimum of 3-5 years of work experience in health care research, policy, consulting, or related field.

Other Qualifications
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to work independently and use good judgment concerning policies and priority deadlines.
  • Ability to work favorably as part of a team, understand and follow direction.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships.
  • Ability to influence others.
  • Ability to identify and seek information.
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking skills.

Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Standard days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., however, may require long hours and weekend work.

Disability Specifications

AHIP will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

AHIP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


America's Health Insurance Plans

Washington, DC
20004 USA



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