Policy Analyst (Legislative and Regulatory)

02 Oct, 2021

Jobs

Policy Analyst (Legislative and Regulatory)

America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under the supervision of the Vice President of the State Policy Department, the Legislative and Regulatory Analyst provides policy analysis and legislative/regulatory support services in connection with AHIP’s state policy and state advocacy divisions, and in support of operating divisions of AHIP and its member organizations.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with ADA.

  • Tracks and analyzes the issuance of health insurance legislation and regulation by state legislatures and state agencies, maintains comprehensive compilations of these materials, identifies and tracks state policy issues, analyzing and disseminating this information within AHIP and working with State Advocacy and other AHIP staff to ensure that timely information is disseminated to member organizations.
  • Works with State Advocacy Regional Directors, state trade associations,
    and local retained counsel to identify priority issues and assists with implementation of policy and advocacy strategies in assigned states.
  • Prepares written communications, State Strategy Team memos, legislative and regulatory updates, policy briefs, testimony, comment letters, position statements and talking points in collaboration with the State Advocacy Regional Directors, State Policy, and Product Committee staff, as appropriate.
  • Maintains information on assigned states in AHIP’s state legislation and regulation electronic tracking system (iTrak), including making corrections and additions to summary information received from outside vendor and adding notes for internal use.
  • Identifies legislative and regulatory actions for reporting in weekly State News.
  • Assists in responding to and processing questions on bills, laws, regulations, and requests for related AHIP materials to AHIP members and staff.
  • Participates in state research projects, including 50-state surveys and updates of current legislative and 50-state survey charts, and produces member materials responsive to key emerging issues in the states.
  • Meets regularly with State Advocacy Regional Directors to review status of priority bills and regulations in assigned states.
  • Assists Vice President, State Policy and Senior Vice President, State Affairs and Policy, as directed, on projects requiring advanced policy and legislative knowledge or experience.
  • Assists, as directed, on staffing AHIP committees and conference calls.
  • Attends internal and external meetings and conferences of interest as assigned.

Other duties:

Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibility 

None

Required Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or comparable experience in relevant field.
  • One to two years of experience working in legislative or regulatory advocacy, policy development, or research; trade and membership associations; or other similar experience.  
  • Proficiency with office productivity tools (Google Docs, Microsoft Office, Excel. etc.)

Expected Hours of Work and Work Environment

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.

  • This position can work remotely 50 – 100% of the time within a week
  • This position may occasionally require face-to-face interaction at our DC office or other locations less than 50% of the time within a week

Travel 

No travel is required with this position.

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

AHIP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job posted: 2021-10-02