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Senior Government Relations Policy Analyst – Commonwealth Care Alliance in Boston

Location: *Not in North Carolina
Position Type: Full-time
Closing Date: September 25, 2021

Why This Role is Important to Us:
The Senior Government Relations Policy Analyst will report to the Government Relations Policy Director and will equally divide time supporting both the Government Relations and Policy teams. The Senior Analyst will play a key role on both teams, advancing state and federal policies to improve the health and well-being of people with significant health and social needs. The Senior Analyst will conduct research, track and analyze state and federal legislation and policy, provide project management, and develop written materials for government audiences.

What You’ll Be Doing:
Policy:
• Conduct research on complex care, Medicare-Medicaid integration, and state Medicaid policy to advance CCA’s policy and research agendas.
• Track and analyze state and federal policy related to topics such as Medicare-Medicaid integration, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid managed care, social determinants of health, and virtual care.
• Contribute to CCA’s responses to requests for information and comment opportunities from federal and state government partners.
• Project manage CCA’s national and state association engagement.
Government Relations:
• Develop legislative testimony and written materials to support CCA’s state and Congressional legislative engagement.
• Research and produce talking points for meetings with policymakers and other health care leaders.
• Monitor state and federal bills related to integrated care for people with complex needs and inform the team about relevant updates.
• Coordinate communications between internal and external stakeholders around specific issues, including constituent needs.
Other:
• Support Government Relations and Policy team collaboration with other CCA teams, including business development, clinical, marketing, legal, and compliance.
• Produce quick turn-around deliverables, such as memorandums and executive summaries.
• Schedule and organize meetings with external partners.
• Work with the Government Relations and Policy teams on long- and short-term projects as needed.

What We’re Looking For:
• Bachelor’s Degree plus five years’ experience analyzing, developing, or advancing Medicare and/or Medicaid policy.
• Master’s Degree plus two years’ experience analyzing, developing, or advancing Medicare and/or Medicaid policy preferred.
• Excellent collaboration, problem-solving, and organizing skills.
• Knowledge of the federal, state, and local legislative process.
• Knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, and health care issues.
• Knowledge of project management practices preferred.
• English required.