Government Affairs Senior Advisor

19 May, 2020


Government Affairs Senior Advisor

Washington, DC

Job Description
Would you like to join Fortune 8 CVS Health on our dynamic Government Affairs team?!!! This role will direct and lead all aspects of Government Relations/Regulatory Relations support for a primary business operation or for a specific issue of major importance to the Company.
The ideal candidate will have strong skills in analyzing, understanding and translating complex legislative, regulatory and policy issues and the ability to advise partners on government issues pertinent to the organization.
This position will support the Midwest territory, can work from home and can travel up to 50% of the time during peak legislative sessions.
Responsibilities include:
• Working with state government agencies and lobbying entities
• Developing and maintaining effective relationships with state officials, legislators, regulators, associations and other groups important to advocacy efforts
• Negotiating legislative, regulatory and public policy positions in adversarial situations and representing the Company before specific State legislatures and high level regulators
• Retaining large State procurements for assigned region/states as they pertain to Medicaid and the Public Sector
• Addressing critical matters related to the legislative and regulatory environment, including rate and product issues related to commercial insurance, Medicaid, State budget and appropriations matters.
• Partnering and leveraging outside counsel and external resources/relationships with partner groups

Required Qualifications
7 years of experience in government affairs including working in federal or state government and lobbying those entities

Preferred Qualifications
Multi-state experience in regulated healthcare industry
Experience in pharmacy, retail, pharmacy benefit management, insurance or healthcare issues

Bachelors degree required

Business Overview
It’s a new day in health care.

Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we’re pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you’ll be at the center of it all.

At CVS Health, we work every day to help people on their path to better health. Never has it been more important for us to deliver on our purpose to our valued customers, patients, members, and employees. With a presence in communities across the country, CVS Health colleagues are and will continue to be a critical piece of the country’s health care solution. The health and safety of our employees, patients, customers, and members is our top priority as we face the impact of COVID-19 together. If you would like to learn about the actions we are taking as a company as we learn more about COVID-19 and its spread, we encourage you to visit our COVID-19 resource center at

We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran – we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT. Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.

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Job posted: 2020-05-19