The Coordinator, Regulatory Affairs is responsible for assisting in implementing advocacy efforts surrounding AMGA’s federal regulatory issues. The coordinator helps to research and develop positions on regulatory issues pertinent to AMGA members.
This position will report to the Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs.
The Coordinator will be involved in AMGA advocacy to policymakers as well as provide administrative, clerical, and logistical support to the Public Policy Department. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with superior organizational and administrative skills; possess strong communications abilities, both verbal and written; and have a general knowledge or interest in health care.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitor and analyze federal regulations and sub-regulatory guidance that affects AMGA members.
Assist in the planning and execution of the AMGA’s regulatory programs and goals by formulating positions and approaches to be pursued on regulatory issues.
Write and edit AMGA’s official comments on proposed federal regulations.
Provide member education and briefings on the rules and regulations. This includes hosting member conference calls, as well as conducting and assisting with webinars.
Serve as a resource on federal Medicare and Medicaid policy, both internally to AMGA staff and externally to our members. Provide briefings or address questions in a timely and responsive manner.
Participate in editorial meetings for Enews, the department’s weekly publication.
Be available to assist policy department colleagues as needed on their assignments and responsibilities as needed.
Education: A Bachelors in public policy, government relations, communications, or a similar subject is required.
Specialized knowledge: Knowledge of Federal healthcare programs, as well as both the federal legislative and regulatory policy processes. Research skills and experience are also strongly desired.
Skills & Abilities: Ability to understand and synthesize a substantial amount of federal regulatory material, particularly federal regulatory proposed and final rules, in a time efficient manner. An ability to draft detailed, evidence-based writings under time constraints is required. Skill or ability to present or discuss complicated federal healthcare policy in a clear and concise manner is required.
Other characteristics such as personal characteristics: Personal integrity, critical and independent thinking, and self-initiative & motivation are all highly valued. Ability to work as part of a team also a requirement.
Experience: 2-3 years of experience working in federal healthcare policy. Preference for experience working in one or more Department of Health and Human Services offices or agencies. Relevant experience in Congress or organizations such as the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, or relevant think tank, foundation, or comparable trade or professional association considered.
Hybrid weekly work schedule is available. AMGA requires 2 days in the office and offers up to 3 days of telework per week.
For information on AMGA visit our website at www.amga.org.
American Medical Group Association (AMGA) is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, genetic information, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.
Bachelor’s degree in public policy, government relations, communications, or a similar subject
2-3 year experience with federal healthcare policy
Knowledge and understanding of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services preferred
AMGA is a trade association leading the transformation of health care in America. Representing multispecialty medical groups and integrated systems of care, we advocate, educate, and empower our members to deliver the next level of high performance health. AMGA is the national voice promoting awareness of our members’ recognized excellence in the delivery of coordinated, high-quality, high-value care. More than 170,000 physicians practice in our member organizations, delivering care to one in three Americans. For more information, visit amga.org