Manager, Health Policy

26 Dec, 2021


Manager, Health Policy

American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG)
Washington, DC


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
  • Possibly two to ten days of travel per year

About ACOG

Home to more than 58,000 women’s health care professionals, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a membership organization leading advancements in women’s health. When you become part of the ACOG team, you’re part of an organization that values communicating evidence-based, peer-reviewed information about women’s health to members and the general public. ACOG supports its members by maintaining authoritative clinical guidance, providing continuing medical education resources, patient education materials and more. Together with our members, we are working to transform the future of women’s health by delivering a compelling member experience, supporting the ob-gyn profession, and advocating for improved women’s health.


Our Perks

Paid Parental Leave – Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace –  Flexible work schedule –  Commuting Allowance – Generous Paid Time Off – Holiday Pay – Life Insurance – Community Volunteering Opportunities – Generous 401(k) Company Contributions – Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance – Learning Opportunities and Tuition Reimbursement – Company-Sponsored Team Outings – and more!



ACOG is an EEO employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As a federal government contractor and in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, the College takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants and employees covered are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic that is protected by applicable law. For more information about your equal employment opportunity rights, please view this poster: EEO is the Law. The College also participates in E-Verify.

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Job posted: 2021-12-26